Allison Stamiris

Allison Stamiris

Contemporary, West African Accompanist
Allison Stamiris

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Allison Stamiris has been studying percussion for more than 25 years and is currently performing and teaching in the Boston area with Moussa Traore, Joh Camara and Sory Diabate from Mali, as well as Attah Poku from Ghana. Allison is devoted to learning the traditional rhythms of West Africa from the master drummers who reside in our local community. She has traveled to Mali, Ghana and Guinea on several occasions to enrich her knowledge of the West African culture and rhythms. She loves the connection between drumming and dance, and accompanies several dance classes on a weekly basis.

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