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Sona Jobarteh in Session

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 09 September 2011

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a World on 3 session with kora player Sona Jobarteh, the first female kora virtuoso from the prestigious West African Jobarteh Griot family.

Singer and multi-instrumentalist Jobarteh is the granddaughter of the master Griot Amadu Bansang Jobarteh and cousin to the celebrated kora maestro Toumani Diabaté. She has recently completed her new album "Fasiya".

Plus new releases from around the globe.

Music Played

20 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • BBC Studio Session - Sona Jobarteh

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      Sona Jobarteh Sundiata

      Performers: Sona Jobarteh (kora)

      BBC Studio Session, 1st September 2011, Maida Vale

  • Image for Lady Maisery

    Lady Maisery I Know My Love

    Weave & Spin, RBR, 5051078920825

  • Image for Javier Limón

    Javier Limón La Calle del Olivar (feat. Sandra Carrasco)

    Mujeres de Agua, Wrasse, WRASS290

  • Image for Chris Stout

    Chris Stout Baiao De Cinco

    Chris Stout's Brazilian Theory, Alba / Chruthachail, CSMUSCD001

  • Image for Sabrina Malheiros

    Sabrina Malheiros Lirio de Venus

    Dreaming, Far Out, FARO 161CD

  • BBC Studio Session - Sona Jobarteh

    • Image for Sona Jobarteh

      Sona Jobarteh Jarabi

      Performers: Sona Jobarteh (Kora, guitar & vocals) Andi McLean (Bass & Vocals) Kari Bannerman (Electric Guitar) Kyazi Lugangira (Aoustic Guitar & vocal) Robert Fordjour (drums) Seby Ntege (perc)

      BBC Studio Session, 1st September 2011, Maida Vale

    • Image for Sona Jobarteh

      Sona Jobarteh Gainaako

      Performers: Sona Jobarteh (Kora, guitar & vocals) Andi McLean (Bass & Vocals) Kari Bannerman (Electric Guitar) Kyazi Lugangira (Aoustic Guitar & vocal) Robert Fordjour (drums) Seby Ntege (perc)

      BBC Studio Session, 1st September 2011, Maida Vale

  • Image for The Woodshedders

    The Woodshedders Badger Blood

    Badger Blood, O DIG, SFR007

  • Image for Hossam Ramzy

    Hossam Ramzy Six teens

    Rock the Tabla, ARC Music, EUCD2349

  • Image for La Pegatina

    La Pegatina La Sorranchera

    Xapomelon, Kasba Music, KM00411

  • Image for Oumou Sangaré

    Oumou Sangaré Iyo Djeli

    Seya, World Circuit, WLWCD-081

  • Image for Cambodia Space Project

    Cambodia Space Project Ban Juarp Pros Snae (I've met my love)

    2011: A Space Odyssey, Metal Postcard, MP30

  • BBC Studio Session - Sona Jobarteh

    • Image for Sona Jobarteh

      Sona Jobarteh Saya

      Performers: Sona Jobarteh (Kora, guitar & vocals) Andi McLean (Bass & Vocals) Kari Bannerman (Electric Guitar) Kyazi Lugangira (Aoustic Guitar & vocal) Robert Fordjour (drums) Seby Ntege (perc)

      BBC Studio Session, 1st September 2011, Maida Vale

    • Image for Sona Jobarteh

      Sona Jobarteh Musow

      Performers: Sona Jobarteh (Kora, guitar & vocals) Andi McLean (Bass & Vocals) Kari Bannerman (Electric Guitar) Kyazi Lugangira (Aoustic Guitar & vocal) Robert Fordjour (drums) Seby Ntege (perc)

      BBC Studio Session, 1st September 2011, Maida Vale

  • Image for Trio Tekke

    Trio Tekke Andigonou

    Trio Tekke, Trio Tekke, TT002

  • Image for Seudan

    Seudan The Rothiemurchus Rant/Alex Currie's/Lord MacDonald/Cota Mor Ealasaid/Hamish The Carpenter

    Seudan, Greentrax, CDTRAX362

  • Image for Mercedes Sosa

    Mercedes Sosa Zamba Para No Morir

    La Negra - definitive collective, Wrasse, WRASS291

  • Image for Tigran Hamasyan

    Tigran Hamasyan kakavik (the little partridge)

    A fable, Verve, 27606866

  • Image for The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band

    The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band Elder Greene Blues

    Peyton on Patton, SideOneDummy Records, SD1453-2

  • Image for Amjad Ali Khan

    Amjad Ali Khan Raga Pilu

    Indian Classical Ragas, Wigmore Hall Live, WHLive0047

  • Sona Jobarteh

    Sona Jobarteh

    Sona Jobarteh
  • Sona Jobarteh in Session

    Sona Jobarteh in Session

    Sona Jobarteh (Kora,Guitar & Vocals) Kyazi Lugangira (Aoustic Guitar & Vocal) Kari Bannerman (Electric Guitar & Vocal)

    and behind the screen Andi McLean (Bass & Vocals) Robert Fordjour (Drums) Seby Ntege (Perc)

  • Sona Jobarteh in Session

    Sona Jobarteh in Session

    Sona Jobarteh and group at BBC Maida Vale

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