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  • Malick Pathé Sow

    Malick Pathé Sow comes from a large family of laawbe (like griots) and has been brought up with the music of the Peul, nomadic people from the north of Senegal. Following loyal service as one of Baaba Maal's main musicians, he embarked on a solo career after he arrived in read more
  • Mamy Kanouté

    Mamy Kanouté was born into a family of Senegalese griots, the famed singers and musicians that constitute a repository of West African oral tradition, history and culture. She has collaborated regularly with other Senegalese music legends, including Youssou N'Dour, Baaba Maal, Omar Pène, and Didier Awadi. She has also worked read more
  • Noumoucounda Cissoko

    Senegalese kora player, percussionist and lead vocal,  Nomoucounda Cissoko weaves together his griot heritage with mbalax, blues, jazz, hip-hop and rock inspired improvisations. He is a perfectionist, committed artist and with a sense of improvisation and extraordinary adaptation.   International tours of this great artist allowed him to participate in several art events along read more
  • Seckou Keita Quartet +

    It was under the guidance of his uncle Solo Cissokho (see Ellika & Solo; Sauti za Busara Festival 2007) that Seckou Keita launched his international career in 1996, with appearances at Norway's Forde Festival, in a collaboration with Cuban, Indian and Scandinavian musicians.   In following years, Keita relocated to UK, while read more
  • Simbin Project

    The Simbin Project was formed in 2016 under the initiative of the Swiss multi-instrumentalist and producer Fred Hirschy. Simbin Project’s strength and originality lie in blending the virtuosity of the West African kora, as played by Noumoucounda Cissoko, with the electronic and experimental sounds of the Swiss duo "Stade", including read more
  • Sousou & Maher Cissoko

    Expressive singing and rhythmically rocking music define this unique and charismatic duo. Together with their groovy Adouna Band they line up well-known artists from Senegal and Sweden on kora, guitar, percussion and bass, combining influences from reggae, mbalax, pop, folk, soul and blues. The combination of their rhythmic energy and read more