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River Man album launch party! Featuring performances by Patch's band 'Union Starr' and the wonderfully talented Jali Fily Cissokho!
A BENIFIT FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES Jali Fily Cissokho renowned Senegalese kora player (GRIOT) support Gwendolen Chatfield(accordion, guitar and voice) All proceeds to refugees of the Syrian Civil War
A very special evening supporting Preston Reed in the beautiful St. John's Church with Anna Neale. One not to be missed!
A very special evening supporting Presston Reed in the beautiful St. John's Church. Fily & I will be playing a 40min atmospheric set, one not to be missed!
Mehboob Nadeem and Jali Fily Cissokho come together for this unique collaboration for Asian Arts Agency as part of the ongoing World Lute encounters project. Widely acknowledged as one of the UK’s leading sitar player, Mehboob is born into a highly illustrious family of traditional musicians of the Agra Gharana. He is the grandson of the legendary Ustad Vilayat Hussain Khan (Pranpiya) and Gayan Samrat Ustad Azmat Hussain Khan (Dilrang). Virtuoso player, composer and griot (a praise singer), Jali Fily hails from Ziguinchor in the beautiful lush region of Casamance, Southern Senegal. He is one in a long line of prominent kora (21 string West African harp/lute) players who recount stories of Mande history through song and music passed down from generation to generation.
Sounds Like: Toumani Diabate, Bob Marley, Seckou Keita
Label: KAIRA ARTS
Manager: Christine Lord
Bio: Senegalese master musician Jali Fily Cissokho plays the 21 string West African kora/harp. Jali Fily comes from a family of musicians, the skills and traditions passed down from generation to generation. Yet, as a citizen of 21st Century, he is also attuned to the rhythms of the present and future...See Full Bio
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