Allison Stamiris

Allison Stamiris

Contemporary, West African Accompanist
Allison Stamiris

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Allison Stamiris has been studying percussion for more than 30 years. She is devoted to learning the traditional rhythms of West Africa and Haiti- and has traveled to Mali, Ghana, Guinea and Haiti to enrich her knowledge of their cultures and rhythms. Stamiris is currently performing and teaching in the Boston area with Moussa Traore, Joh Camara, and Sory Diabate from Mali, Attah Poku from Ghana, and Jean Appolon from Haiti. She loves the connection between drumming and dance, and accompanies several dance classes in Boston community on a weekly basis.

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