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Derek Gripper. Picture: Kevin Peterson

Derek Gripper will livestream a concert  on Saturday August 1, at 8pm. It took Gripper hours of painstaking work to transcribe note-for-note the complex compositions of Malian kora player Toumani Diabaté and find a way of playing them on six-string guitar. He has been performing this music in concert halls around the world, from Carnegie Hall to the Royal Albert Hall, in the past 10 years and will now present an online concert from his Kenilworth home. You can also hear Gripper’s latest music from his record A Year of Swimming. Tickets cost R80. Book through Quicket.