Jacky Essombe

Jacky Essombe

Jacky’s Village

Jacky’s Village features music, dance, and virtuoso percussion by a trio of artists from the African countries of Cameroon, Benin, and Guinea. Led by accomplished dancer Jacky Essombe, this participatory performance features music played on djembe, djun-djun, talking drum, shekere, calabash, kora, and other traditional instruments. Audience participation is encouraged throughout the performance with call-and-response singing, clapping, and dancing. Available in English, French, and bilingual. K–12
“We absolutely LOVED the performance. Jacky and her musicians were extremely entertaining and responded to and interacted with the students extremely well.”       Michael A. Kostek Elementary, Edmonton, AB
 
“Jacky’s village was excellent! The kids loved Jacky and how she interacted with them. I highly recommend her.” Heritage Mountain Elementary, Coquitlam, BC

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