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Sona Jobarteh in Session

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

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.

2 hours

Last on

Fri 9 Sep 2011 23:00

Music Played

  • BBC Studio Session - Sona Jobarteh

    • Sona Jobarteh

      Sundiata

      Performers: Sona Jobarteh (kora)

      • BBC Studio Session.
      • 1st September 2011, Maida Vale.
  • Lady Maisery

    I Know My Love

    • Weave & Spin.
    • RBR.
    • 5051078920825.
  • Javier Limón

    La Calle del Olivar (feat. Sandra Carrasco)

    • Mujeres de Agua.
    • Wrasse.
    • WRASS290.
  • Chris Stout

    Baiao De Cinco

    • Chris Stout's Brazilian Theory.
    • Alba / Chruthachail.
    • CSMUSCD001.
  • Sabrina Malheiros

    Lirio de Venus

    • Dreaming.
    • Far Out.
    • FARO 161CD.
  • BBC Studio Session - 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.
    • 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.
  • The Woodshedders

    Badger Blood

    • Badger Blood.
    • O DIG.
    • SFR007.
  • Hossam Ramzy

    Six teens

    • Rock the Tabla.
    • ARC Music.
    • EUCD2349.
  • La Pegatina

    La Sorranchera

    • Xapomelon.
    • Kasba Music.
    • KM00411.
  • Oumou Sangaré

    Iyo Djeli

    • Seya.
    • World Circuit.
    • WLWCD-081.
  • Cambodian Space Project

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

    • 2011: A Space Odyssey.
    • Metal Postcard.
    • MP30.
  • BBC Studio Session - 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.
    • 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.
  • Trio Tekke

    Andigonou

    • Trio Tekke.
    • Trio Tekke.
    • TT002.
  • Seudan

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

    • Seudan.
    • Greentrax.
    • CDTRAX362.
  • Mercedes Sosa

    Zamba Para No Morir

    • La Negra - definitive collective.
    • Wrasse.
    • WRASS291.
  • Tigran Hamasyan

    kakavik (the little partridge)

    • A fable.
    • Verve.
    • 27606866.
  • The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

    Elder Greene Blues

    • Peyton on Patton.
    • SideOneDummy Records.
    • SD1453-2.
  • Amjad Ali Khan

    Raga Pilu

    • Indian Classical Ragas.
    • Wigmore Hall Live.
    • WHLive0047.

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