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Adama Dembele

March 31, 2010

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Adama Dembele is a master djemb√© player from the Ivory Coast. Born into a family of musicians, he learned from his brothers Dramane Dembele and Madou Dembele, along with many other master drummers. He has toured several continents, sitting in with various major acts such Oumou Sangare, Salif Keita, Affou Keita, Sogona Djata and many […]

Djeneba Sako

March 31, 2010

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Born in Bamako, Mali, Djeneba Sako began her journey with dance and music at the young age of 5. Her family put a lot of importance on her education, but to her father’s dismay, she was often skipping class to follow the rhythmic sounds of drumming that floated through the the streets of the city, […]