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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 Lauryn Hill, Harry Belafonte, Paul Simon, and Ami Koita.
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A celebration of culture — UI School of Music to host annual World Music Celebration
Musicians from around the world will soon share a bit of their culture and musical traditions with the Lionel Hampton School of Music and the Moscow community during the University of Idaho’s sixth annual World Music Celebration.
Yacouba Sissoko of Mali and Navin Chettri of Nepal will perform alongside UI’s Jazz Choir I, World Beat Ensemble, Jazz Band I and Flute Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Administration Building Auditorium. Tickets will be available at the door and will cost $8 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. .. continue reading
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