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Kemba Sussoko

Kemba Sussoko began learning to play the Mandinka's Kora at eight.

He is the equivalent at the European troubadour. Kemba is a griot vocalist who also plays the kora, a half-gourd with a neck with 21 strings, tense as a harp. The songs he plays are almost all traditional and meant as tribute to rulers or deceased, or for special family.

La kora des griots Mandingues
Released: November 1997
(Track titles)
Label : Peoples CD 778
1. Kourambesai
2. Tchedo
3. Ca va?
4. Saraila
5. Kelefaba
6. Almamy Samori
7. Simbandi
8. Abeninkilate
9. Apolo


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