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Djeli Moussa Diawara

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Djeli Moussa Diawara

Djeli Moussa Diawara has been played on NTS in shows including One Vice Left, featured first on 11 September 2015. Songs played include Moya and Haïdara.

Djeli Moussa Diawara (also known as Jali Musa Jawara) is born in a family of Guinean griots, hereditary caste of musicians. His father was a balafon player, and his mother a singer. His half-brother, they share the same mother, is Mory Kanté. He then became a « jali » or « djeli », mandingo word for griot. He learned to play the Balafon, the Kora and the guitar.

In 1983, his first LP, now known as Yasimika, is released in…

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Moya
Djeli Moussa Diawara
Mélodie Distribution1998
Moya
Djeli Moussa DiawaraMélodie Distribution1998
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Haïdara
Djeli Moussa Diawara
Tangent1983
Haïdara
Djeli Moussa DiawaraTangent1983
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