I would never have imagined that my daughter, Zena Carlota, would grow into the amazing artist and performer that she is today.  It is one thing for me to celebrate her talents--that's what parents do.  But when others recognize the talent, then you feel redeemed by the investments you've made as a parent.  At the end of the day, the talent is all hers.  Learn about how Zena Carlota  uses her heritage as a person of the African Diaspora,  a descendant of enslaved Africans and the mixture of genes and cultures that created "African Americans" to produce her unique "Afro Symphonic Folk" music that draws upon her heritage as a person of African descent in the Americas, a global citizen, and an immensely creative Millennium force.  She creates her own unique music and blends traditional African string instruments (the kora) with  western classic instruments (cello, violin, flute).  

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