Welcome To Our Website
"Let Peace Come to You"
"Mansa Sundiata-King of Kings"
Click below to see "The Ballad of Aline Sitoe Diatta-Queen of Casamance"
Song about the West African roots and living ancestor, a Grandfather, of today's banjo.
Click below to see information on a new book "The
Akonting: Banjo Ancestor", Illustrated Poem Story of an African Legacy,
by Steve Levitt
Click to see new book
click to see new book on Amazon.com
Click to see new book as Kindle eBook
Click the video below to hear/see Audio/Visual version of the book
Click to see a music video about the homeland of the West African Jola Ekonting
Click below to see a musical performance of the poem-story
"From Africa to Bluegrass Sound, Let the Strings of Akonting Resound" - the history of the banjo from Africa to America.
Also see a variety of songs played on the Akonting from West Africa, from
the slave plantations and some originals.
Then to get more details or book a performance for your School,
Church, Festival or other event
call Steve Levitt at 919-563-9527
Other Past Performances
Click to see our Elementary School Performing Arts Program
Click to read about our NEW BOOK for young readers.
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Efland, North Carolina 27243
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