Sona Jobarteh

Kora player. Born 1983
Sona Jobarteh
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1983
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Sona Jobarteh

Sona Jobarteh Biography (Wikipedia)

Sona Jobarteh is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and composer from the Gambia and the UK. She was born in 1983 into one of the five principal Kora-playing Griot families from West Africa – she is the first female professional kora player to come from a Griot family. She is the granddaughter of the Master Griot of his generation, Amadu Bansang Jobarteh, cousin of the well-known, celebrated Kora player Toumani Diabate as well as the sister of the renowned Diaspora Kora player Tunde Jegede.

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Gambia
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Gambia
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Suma
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Suma

Suma

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Gainaako
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Gainaako
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Mamaké
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Mamaké
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Saya
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Saya

Saya

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Andrew McLean
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Kanu
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Kanu

Kanu

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Andrew McLean
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Gambia
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Gambia

Gambia

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Andrew McLean
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Jarabi
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Jarabi

Jarabi

Composer
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Musa Pererra
Babacar Dieng
Westley Joseph
Sankung Jobarteh
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Kanu-Jarabi
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Kanu-Jarabi
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Musow
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Musow
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Saya
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Saya
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Jarabi
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Jarabi
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Sundiata
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Sundiata
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Mamaké (Grandfather)
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Mamaké (Grandfather)
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Fasiya
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Fasiya
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