New CD with Bernard Woma Released!!

New CD with Dagara master gyil player, Bernard Woma is available!

This recording showcases Bernard’s virtuosity on a traditional 18-Key Dagara gyil.

Audio samples can be heard under Media  and full liner notes can be downloaded: Sounds of the Desert Liner Notes

CDs can be purchased through Kunaki  here

For more information on Bernard Woma please visit


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New CD with Tijan Dorwana now available!

My new CD with master Birifor gyil virtuoso, Tijan Dorwana is now available!


Samples from both volumes can be heard under Media as well as a free pdf download of all liner notes: Searching for Orifa Liner Notes

Both volumes can be purchased through Kunaki  here 


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Michael B. Vercelli New Website


Welcome to my new and improved website, still under construction.

More information coming soon!

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