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Sona Diabaté

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Sona Diabaté

Sona Diabaté has been played on NTS in shows including Climbing Ombú w/ Arnaldo, featured first on 16 July 2015. Songs played include Kankele-Ti, Kinikiniko and Kade Fakha.

Sona Diabaté was born in Tiro, Guinea in 1959. Her father, the famous singer Hadj Djeli Fodé Diabaté, passed on their family's music legacy by teaching Sona to sing and to play the balafon. After attending school for several years, Sona began her career as a griot singer. Her music training included singing with and learning from Miriam Makeba, who was living in Guinea at the time. She also joined Africa's well-known and first all-female band, the…

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Kankele-Ti
Sona Diabaté
Popular African Music1988
Kankele-Ti
Sona DiabatéPopular African Music1988
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Kinikiniko
Sona Diabate, M'Mah Sylla
Triple Earth1988
Kinikiniko
Sona Diabate, M'Mah SyllaTriple Earth1988
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Kade Fakha
Sona Diabate, M'Mah Sylla
Triple Earth1988
Kade Fakha
Sona Diabate, M'Mah SyllaTriple Earth1988
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