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“A Look at Mande (West African) Culture through Traditional Music” presented by Jerry Jenkins

Dumas Hall - Room 107
Lorman MS, 39096

(601) 877-6551

Date:  February 13, 2024

Time:  12:30 pm

Jerry Jenkins and his drums will be featured in a program on West African music at Alcorn State University on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 12:30 PM.

Jenkins will offer a historical look at African music and give demonstrations of how the music was played. He also will discuss its value as well as its impact on today’s culture in Southern Mississippi. Jenkins’ presentation, “A Look at Mande’ (West African) Culture Through Traditional Music,” will be given in Dumas Hall, Room 107, on the Lorman Campus of Alcorn State University.

The event is hosted by the Southwest Mississippi Center for Culture & Learning and Alcorn State University School of Arts and Sciences and organized by Teresa Busby, the center’s director. It is free to the public.

For more information, call 601-877-6551 or send email to