Sunjata - Foday Musa Suso - Jali Kunda: Griots Of West Africa & Beyond (CD, Album)

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  1. Foday Musa Suso: «Sunjata "Jali Kunda. Griots of West Africa and Beyond", de Foday Musa Suso/Philip Glass (Ellipsis Arts, ) Quant à l’EINM, il n’y a que peu de choses sur cd, je crains. Assez difficile de trouver qqch chez nous (mais certainement à Bamako). J’ai deux cassettes de cet ensemble (dont «Dah-Monzon ou l.
  2. Foday Musa Suso CD discography Virtuoso African kora player Foday Musa Sosu releases a new album, The Two Worlds, of all new songs on Philip Glass' record label, Orange Mountain Music. Hand Power CD () Check Availability. Jali Kunda: Griots Of West Africa CD () Check Availability.
  3. For the Ellipsis Arts label, in , Suso and producer Bill Laswell traveled through Gambia, Senegal, and Guinea-Bissau, compiling a delightful album and creating a gorgeously photographed booklet (the still-available Jali Kunda), which make nods to collaborations with Americans Glass and Sanders but focus on indigenous culture. “I wanted to.
  4. Foday Musa Suso is an internationally recognized musician and a Manding griot from the West African nation of Gambia. Griots are the oral historians and musicians of the Manding people, who live in several West African nations. Griots are a living library for the community, providing history, entertainment, and wisdom while playing and singing.
  5. Featured on the album is Foday Musa Suso, who is well known in the West. To this, add some of the best Western names in the business, like 20th Century minimalist composer Philip Glass, Jazz saxophonist Pharoah Sanders and the production skills of Bill Laswell, and you end up with a very professional cross-over product, and certainly a very interesting mix.5/5(1).
  6. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Jali Kunda: Griots of West Africa & Beyond - Foday Musa Suso on AllMusic - - The packaging gurus at the normally canny 6/
  7. Book: Griots of West Africa: an introductory essay / by Robert Palmer --Jali kunda: a memoir / by Foday Musa Suso --Track notes --Griot/Djali: poetry, music, history, message / by Amiri Baraka --When the times change: new trends in kora music / by J.H. Kwabena Nketia --Into Africa: an interview with Philip Glass --Ascension: Pharoah.
  8. Foday Musa Suso (b. Sarre Hamadi Village, Wuli District, in the Upper River Division of eastern Gambia) is a musician and composer from the West Africa n nation of Gambia. He is a member of the Mandinka ethnic group, and is a "jali". His primary instrument is the kora, but he also plays the gravikord and several other instruments.
  9. In , Foday and Bill traveled to Gambia, Senegal, and Guinea Bissau to record 'Jali Kunda: Griots of West Africa & Beyond'. Foday performed on and co-produced this CD, which was accompanied by.

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