Abirriminting

by Toumaranke

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Traditional West African music recorded in The Gambia. this is in the 'musical' tradition rather than the jembe based 'ballet' style. A combination of instruments - balafon, bolon & krin (log drum) creates a variation on traditional 'mande' style rhythms.

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released May 23, 2013

Sekou Soumah - lead balafon, krin, shakers
Christine Sylla - balafon, jembe
Mohammed Bangoura - bolon
Moussa Sylla - bolon, shakers

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Toumaranke The Gambia

Toumaranke are a group of largely Guinean musicians, with Moussa & Chris Sylla and Okameo Bangoura at its core. Currently a seven piece outfit we play traditional West African instruments to create a groovy and very dancable sound. Balafon led, with wonderful polyrhymic melodies our music is fresh and unique and will have you up on your feet in no time!. ... more

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