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Idrissa Soumaoro


Idrissa Soumaoro, given birth to close to Bamako in 1949, is among the family member unknowns in Malian music, getting involved in several important advancements, but making others take the limelight generally. His early years in music had been spent within les Ambassadeurs alongside Salif Keita and Kante Manfila within their formative years. After his period as a carrying out musician, Soumaoro remaining the music business mainly to develop additional courses. Learning in Cambridge, Hereford, and Birmingham, Soumaoro gained degrees in British, Braille music, and unique education, which he quickly used teaching music to blind college students and forming a set of renowned blind organizations. This led upwards through positions for this, where he sits because the general supervisor for those music education in Mali. Still carrying out occasionally privately in various resorts, Soumaoro developed a fresh design of music known as Kote, which includes both theatre and music, generally taking the proper execution of social and politics satire and laughter. The music itself is definitely strongly located in traditional forms as well as the African blues, having a sound virtually identical in lots of respects compared to that of Boubacar Traoré or Ali Farka Toure. Function in the resorts led to cooperation with African superproducer Ibrahima Sylla (veteran of albums with Salif Keita, Baaba Maal, and Ismaël Lo) on his 1st debut album called after his personal form, released world-wide in 2003. Coupled with his use the blind, his musical idioms and shows have also gained Soumaoro an area being a Knight from the Country wide Purchase of Mali for his efforts to lifestyle in 2002, capping off an extended career it doesn’t show any critical signals of slowing.

Quick Facts

Date Of Birth August 25, 1949
Music Songs Nissodia, M'Ba Den Ou, Fama Allah, Ouili Ka Bo, N'taki, Toubabou yassa, Bérébéré, Petit imprudent, Gni djougou, Yorodian taga, Köte, Sigui ka fô, Dogoyama, Aou bè di?, Lacolo karamogo, Tilénén ya, Wari, Ye`re` djate´, Femmes, je vous salue, N'tériou, Né ni musiki, M'mansaou, Awnitié, Mbaou fo, Bô kolo, Chérie, Safi, Nostalgia, Djama
Albums Djitoumou, Köte

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