Old and Young Team Up to Revive Nyatiti Music in Kenya

January 29, 2017 09:57 AM
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The eight-stringed nyatiti was once a popular instrument in Africa's Great Lakes region, but its use has declined dramatically. Now, Jason Patinkin reports from Nairobi that a Kenyan master is teaming up with a young virtuoso to revive the tradition with a new album of nyatiti music.