Fode Bangoura has been recognized internationally for his work as the lead drummer with the acclaimed ensemble “Les Merveilles de Guinea.” Fode is now one of the most respected and sought-after drummers of his generation. He has toured the world with the National Dance Company of Guinea, has dozens of recording credits, and has appeared on national television, including a featured spot on MTV.

Fode regularly accompanies the fall term DANC.301 – Contemporary Styles and Techniques: West African Dance course.