Cheikh Tidiane Tall

Cheikh Tidiane Tall (B. 1946 - D. March 10, 2017 in Dakar) was a Senegalese composer, arranger, producer, percussionist (tumba), guitarist and keyboard player. As a musician, Cheikh Tidiane Tall was a long-time member, with Idrissa Diop (percussion, vocals) and Seydina Insa Wade (guitar, vocals ) among others, of the legendary Senegalese Band Xalam. a band founded in 1965 by Sakhir Thiam (songwriter, guitarist, scholar and future President of the Dakar Bourguiba University). When the group disbanded, Ndiouga Kebe, a wealthy businessman, offered them to be the house band at his new nightclub, the Sahel, thus the band became known as l'Orchestre du Sahel. Original members of the band consisted of Cheikh Tidiane Tall (guitar, keyboards), Seydina Insa Wade (acoustic guitar, vocals), Idrissa Diop (percussion, vocals), Djigui Diabaté (drums), Thierno Koite (alto and soprano saxophone, flute ) Mbaye Fall a.k.a. "Otis" (voice), Willy Sakho (bass), Alassane Ndoye (congas), Emmanuel Batta (trombone), Jean Ndiaye (trumpet), Pape Djiby Ba (guiro, voice), René Cabral (voice) .
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Cheikh Tidiane Tall - Diamonoye Tiopité (L’ Époque De L’ Évolution) album art Idrissa Diop & Cheikh Tidiane Tall Idrissa Diop & Cheikh Tidiane Tall - Diamonoye Tiopité (L’ Époque De L’ Évolution) (Album) Teranga Beat Senegal 2010 Sell This Version

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