Sunday, 22 May 2011

Kora Jazz Trio - Part Two (2005)

Format: flac + cue + log
Genre: Ethnic Jazz, World, Ethnic Fusion, Folk
Release Date: 2005
Label: Rue Stendhal

This is a formation of three jazz griots that provides further evidence of the musical links between the western coast of Africa and North America’s eastern shores. In the KJT, Guinean kora player Djeli Moussa Diawara (who is none other than Mory Kantй’s half-brother) joins forces with Senegalese pianist Abdoulaye Diabatй and percussion master Moussa Cissoko, also from Senegal. Their albums are the fruits of intense exchanges in the Paris studios of the Celluloпd label, and mix a Mandingo heritage with American jazz standards......

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