Maya Sona Jobarteh

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The U.K.-based Gambian artist became the first female kora virtuoso from a highly respected family of musicians and griots (traditional storytellers who pass along family, village and tribal history from generation to generation). She began learning the kora at the age of 4, inspired by her revered father Amadu Bansang Jebateh and her renowned cousin Toumani Diabaté. Jobarteh also studied western classical music and plays cello, piano and harpsichord. She teaches kora to university students throughout the U.K. Sister of Tunde Jegede.
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001 Maya Sona Jobarteh - Afro Acoustic Soul album art Maya Sona Jobarteh Afro Acoustic Soul(CD) Sonasoul Records 001 UK & Europe 2008 Sell This Version

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