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Sourakata Koité

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Sourakata Koité

Sourakata Koité has been played on NTS in shows including Play It As It Lathes w/ Zach Cowie, featured first on 25 January 2019. Songs played include Seremende, Seremende and Djonol.

Sourakata Koité was born in 1955 in Malème, Senegal, a Malinke-speaking area. As Sourakata says, "All the Koité are musicians!" He is indeed a member of a family of djéli (or griot in french), the hereditary caste of musician-storyteller-historians in West Africa.

His musical life began early: at age three he began to play kora (a 21-string harp) with his uncle and brother; at 11 he performed with four members of his family as Les…

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Seremende
Sourakata Koite
Plexus, Awesome Tapes From Africa2019
Seremende
Sourakata KoitePlexus, Awesome Tapes From Africa2019
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Seremende
Sourakata Koite
Plexus1985
Seremende
Sourakata KoitePlexus1985
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Djonol
Sourakata Koite
Plexus1985
Djonol
Sourakata KoitePlexus1985
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