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Mandingo Griot Society

Foday Musa Suso is a Mandingo (Western African tribe) griot (hereditary musician and cultural curator) who are able to track his hereditary lineage back again to the initial performer within the 21-string kora lute. After a normal apprenticeship in Africa, he found the united states in 1977 and shaped The Mandingo Griot Culture to create his native noises to a fresh, receptive viewers. The group included Adam Rudolph (who lately made an appearance on Hassan Hakmoun’s Present from the Gnawa Compact disc) and got presented jazz trumpeter Don Cherry being a visitor, anticipating world-music fusion a long time prior to the worldbeat era.

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