Amadu Jobarteh - Master Of The Kora album flac
Title: Master Of The Kora
MP3 album: 1110 mb
FLAC album: 1160 mb
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Genre: Classical / Folk and Country
aughter of the master Griot Amadu Bansang Jobarteh and cousin to the celebrated Kora maestro Toumani Diabaté. As a t, singer, composer and producer Sona works with musicians from around the world. Sona’s new album FASIYA, due in January 2011, takes her musical expertise to a completely new level.
Sona Jobarteh is a vocalist, t and composer from the Gambia and the UK. She was born in 1983 into one of the five principal Kora-playing Griot families from West Africa – she is the first female professional kora player to come from a Griot family. She is the granddaughter of the Master Griot of his generation, Amadu Bansang Jobarteh, cousin of the well-known, celebrated Kora player Toumani Diabate as well as the sister of the renowned Diaspora Kora player Tunde Jegede.
Tunde Jegede (born 28 January 1972) is a composer and t in contemporary classical, African and pop music, who was born in England and as a child travelled to Africa to learn the art of the kora. He is a producer-songwriter and has worked across several genres both as a performer (cello, kora, piano and percussion) and producer. He is a master kora player, and specializes in the West African classical music tradition which dates from the period of Sundiata.
Amadu Bansang Jobarteh made it with the help of the music consultant to England, where these recordings were made. While the field-recordings present the westafrican djali in the natural habitat, this recording is important, as Amadu Bansang Jobarteh is a master of the kora and influenced - apart from his wide-spread, very musical family many other musicians in the Gambia and in Senegal. Reply Notify me 1 Helpful.
Listen to music from Sona Jobarteh like GAMBIA, Jarabi & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Sona Jobarteh. Sona Jobarteh is the first female Kora virtuoso to come from the West African Jobarteh griot family. She is the granddaughter of the Master griot Amadu Bansang Jobarteh and cousin to the renowned Kora player Toumani Diabaté.
kora, acoustic guitar, vocals. Featuring: acoustic guitar. She was born to one of the five principal kora-playing families from West Africa, the granddaughter of Amadu Bansang Jobarteh and cousin of the renowned master kora player Toumani Diabaté. Born in London in 1983, she also spends a lot of time in her ancestral home in West Africa, both preserving and modernising its traditions in her music. She has been playing music and performing on stage since the age of four, and collaborated when still a teenager on the album Mali Music (2002) by Blur and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn.
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Singer and t Jobarteh is the granddaughter of the master Griot Amadu Bansang Jobarteh and cousin to the celebrated kora maestro Toumani Diabaté. She has recently completed her new album "Fasiya". Plus new releases from around the globe.
Alternately fluid and disjointed, Amadu Bansang Jobarteh plays the ancient 21-stringed harp, or kora, a cornerstone of traditional music in West Africa. Occasional vocals complement the majestic instrumentation. About Amadu Bansang Jobarteh. Alternately fluid and disjointed, Amadu Bansang Jobarteh plays the ancient 21-stringed harp, or kora, a cornerstone of traditional music in West Africa.
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- Music Consultant – Lucy Duran
- Recorded By, Mastered By – Harvey Turnbull
NotesComes with 4 page insert
Recorded at Townsend Springs, Thriplow, by kind permission of Lord and Lady Walston
Sleeve printed in the UK by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd