Ablaye Cissoko

Ablaye Cissoko is a Senegalese musician, singer and composer, who plays the kora.

As a solo musician, he has played live shows in several countries, including Portugal, France, Belgium, Senegal, Mali, Canada, Germany, Norway and Russia. He has collaborated extensively with trumpeter Volker Goetze and they have released three albums as a duo: Sira in 2008, Amanké Dionti in 2012 and Djaliya in 2014. Sira entered the top 10 world music radio chart on CMJ in January 2009.

Another collaboration with the Constantinople ensemble playing traditional Persian music resulted in the albums Jardins migrateurs (2012) and Traversées (2019).[citation needed ]

A 2011 feature-length documentary, Griot, directed by Volker Goetze, follows Cissoko, who is determined to preserve his thousand-year-old kora tradition. In the documentary Cissoko has a dream to have a thriving cultural centre where children can come to learn the traditions of their forefathers.

Solo

with Volker Goetze

with Cyrille Brotto

with Majid Bekkas

with Simon Goubert

Details

Geburtsdatum:1969 (♐ Schütze)
55. Geburtstag
Geburtsort:Kolda
Nationalität:Senegal
Sprachen:Französisch; Wolof;
Geschlecht:♂männlich
Berufe:Sänger,

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Datenstand: 15.06.2024 13:21:37Uhr