Biography: 

Althea SullyCole will share moderating duties as was done on Jazz and Self Determination #1 at Left Forum 2018.
Education: B.A. in Ethnomusicology at Barnard College(2012) and an M.A. with Distinction in Music Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (2016).
As a musician and multi instrumentalist she studied music and language in the Mande region of West Africa. For seven years in Dakar, Senegal she apprenticed as a practitioner of the Kora which she performs on as a member of Bill Cole's Untempered Ensemble and her African Jazz Duo/Trio. Althea is a practicing ethnomusicologist and participated in the Alan Lomax Archive Restoration Program as well as archiving projects at International School of Dakar. She worked in radio programming for WKCR-FM, NYC.