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Yacouba is in demand as one of the best kora players in the world, playing with jazz, Latin and R&B bands as well as traditional African songs. In addition to performing as a soloist and with his band SIYA, he has toured with a variety of well-known artists such as Regina Carter, Baaba Maal, and Roberto Fonseca. Yacouba has also recorded with Lauren Hill, Harry Belafonte, Paul Simon, and Ami Koita.
NBC Learns Interview: A Keeper of History (click here to view full length video)
"The Malian kora player Yacouba Sissoko was seated on the floor of Bergdorf Goodman’s Men’s Store, strumming and singing, in a space barely cleared of its usual racks and rails." ... (keep reading)
Sissoko's debut album SIYA
is out now.
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