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Music Haven turned into a Afro-pop party

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When percussionist Zorkie Nelson told of earning his visa to enter Canada from Ghana by demonstrating his percussion skill in an immigration office, he conferred visas on the whole crowd gathered to see Diblo Dibala open the 23rd season at Music Haven on Sunday. Nelson started the show alone playing djembe, but soon gathered a dozen drummers alongside; novices or experienced, they were all soon playing three against four, then six against seven, then syncopating. ...

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