Singer and kora player, Ablaye Cissoko is a part of new generation of artists from Senegal. Son of a Griot, living in Saint Louis in Senegal, Ablaye Cissoko incarnates the crossover between Mandinka traditions and contemporary musical creation. Ablaye Cissoko is know for his amazing display of musical genius and generosity. He is one of the finest kora player in the world and one of the most crossover african artist, able to collaborate with both jazz, world music and even classical artists.
For 12 years, Ablaye Cissoko did perform all over the world, did release 10 albums and did collaborate with international artists such as Randy Weston, François Jeanneau, Eric Bibb, Simon Goubert, Sophia Domancich, Majid Bekkas, Omar Pene, Emmanuel Bex, Kiya Tabassian, Habib Faye, François Verly, Volker Goetze, Eduardo Eguez, Kristin Asbjornsen (...)