Information and Booking - For more information on Abou Sylla and his dance and drum ensemble, Bramaya, check out the videos and client list below. To learn more about booking an event, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abou Sylla - As a master percussionist (balafon, djembe, doundoun, krin, and bote); musician; dancer; choreographer; and teacher, Abou performs and teaches across the U.S. and around the world. Find videos and more on Instagram - @syllamusic.
Bramaya - Abou Sylla’s Austin-based West African dance and drum ensemble, Bramaya, combines new musical ideas and traditional West African rhythms. Bramaya [prounounced BRAH-mah-yah] is named in honor of Abou’s father’s village in Guinea.
Performances - Master percussionist Abou Sylla and his dance and drum ensemble, Bramaya, offer group and solo West African music and dance performances. They perform in venues ranging from concert halls to universities to festivals to corporate events to weddings to birthday parties. Email email@example.com for more information on booking a performance for your event.
Workshops - Master percussionist Abou Sylla provides interactive and fun music, drum and dance workshops for adults and children of all skill levels in a variety of settings, from universities and schools to festivals to private events. Abou provides instruction on the balafon, djembe, doundoun, krin and bote as well as in West African dance. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on booking a West African music, drum or dance workshop.
Abou Sylla has performed and taught workshops for a wide variety of schools, universities, festivals, companies and other organizations including:
University of Rochester
Blanton Museum of Art
Whole Planet Foundation
University of Texas at Austin, Butler School of Music
University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business
University of Florida
The Bullock Texas State History Museum
Texas Music Museum Festival
African Diaspora Dance & Drum Festival of Florida
WobeonFest World Music Festival
Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color (COSEBOC)
San Antonio Military Medical Center
UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum
SFC Farmers' Markets
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
Harmony School of Science
Jollyville Elementary School
Pease Elementary School
Sunset Valley Elementary School
Magnolia Montessori for All