Kora: Koraking Mbye

Brighton’s resident “Kora King” Jali Burama Mbye plays live in the studio and tells us of his childhood in Africa where he was trained in the traditional art of the Gambian Griot from a young age.
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Kora: the Harp of Africa

Introducing a series of programmes on the music of the kora, an African instrument popularised by Toumani Diabate. Featuring Ablaye Cissoko of Senegal and Foday Musa Suso’s collaboration with Philip Glass.
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