Yacouba Sissoko 

Love, Peace, Harmony

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.

Rachel Brown
Regina Carter

Roberto Fonseca
Ensemble Koteba
Awa Sangho

Yacouba has performed with a variety of artists during his 20  year career: 

For booking and/or touring information, please contact: 


Phone (USA) +1 (917) 554-0582

Baaba Maal
Fantani Toure
Fula Flute
Kavita Shah
Leni Stern

Kandia Kouyate
Leroy Jenkins

Yacouba Sissoko has recorded with many familiar names such as Harry Belafonte,

Paul Simon,  Baaba Maal, Ami Koita, Regina Carter,  and Abdoulaye Diabate.