Cherif Soumano is a rising star of the kora. Based in Paris, Cherif’s music is of its time, while being deeply and clearly rooted within the traditional Mande kora repertoire that his father passed onto him in his homeland of Mali. He has performed alongside renowned musicians including Dee Dee Bridgewater, Tiken Jah Fakoly, and Roberto Fonseca, co-founded the World Kora Trio, and recorded for Marcus Miller. One of the most talented and expressive kora players of his generation, Cherif is also known for his impressive collaborative skills.
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