Sourakata Koite

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... read moreKoite learned to play kora and balafon as a child, having been born into a griot family. He played in various hotel and club bands in Dakar, northern France, and Paris starting in 1975. His Paris gig made him a popular attraction on the European festival circuit in the 1980s. ~ Steve Huey

Key songs

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Ha-Madi
4:44
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Seremende
5:26
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N'na
4:27
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Djonol
4:06
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Moussa
3:55

Biography

Active: 1970s-1990s
Country Of origin: Mali

Koite learned to play kora and balafon as a child, having been born into a griot family. He played in various hotel and club bands in Dakar, northern France, and Paris starting in 1975. His Paris gig made him a popular attraction on the European festival circuit in the 1980s. ~ Steve Huey~ Rovi