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Sharing the music of Africa with audiences of all ages, backgrounds, and capabilities.

Who We Serve

At Crocodile River Music, we bring African music, art, and dance to New England and beyond. We’re proud to serve various schools and perform in some of the most prestigious venues in and around New England through our concerts, workshops, lectures, and other educational programs. Our team is comprised of a diverse group of people who have traveled all over the world sharing the cultures of Africa on a global scale. Through our Cultural Ambassador Training Program, we’re proud to work with the African refugee and immigrant community, providing leadership training to young people interested in pursuing careers in education and the arts.

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The African Art Residency on Friday was the best day I have had at Eastford Road School so far this year! We have been enjoying the artwork from the gallery and the school-wide performance was outstanding. The kindergarteners loved the music and it was great that they were included in the last song. Seeing them dance and shake their instruments was heartwarming. They loved it! The drum/instrument lessons went very well too! Not only did the students enjoy it, but the teachers had fun watching as well. Some teachers even joined in when there was an extra instrument.

Kathleen E.P. Small

Art Teacher, Eastford Road School

Featured Artworks

Ancient NTomo Mask

Ancient NTomo Mask

A N’tomo mask is said to be the most ancient.  They appear as a human face with four to ten projections which, regardless of their actual number, are said to represent the eight primordial seeds made by God to create the universe. The specific number of spikes or...

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Featured Artist


Idrissa Koné

Idrissa Koné

Idrissa Koné Idrissa is one of our vibrant performers who works to convey the importance of African culture through his musical talents. Idrissa’s interest in music has been an integral part of his life as he learned to play tama—a type of African drum—in his hometown...

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