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The Cisskho Band on Saturday 30th November 2019
The CISSKHO BAND - West African High Energy AfroBeat Fusion Dance Band formed by descendants of the Cissokho Griot family, Senegal, toured in Belgium and France, and now bring a contemporary fusion of songs music sunshine and culture of West Africa and beyond to warm your heart and soul - and defy you not to get up and dance ! . . . . .This seven piece line-up comprises of band leader, Doudou Cissokho, and his two brothers Tibou Cissokho and Papis Cissokho plus Fern Cissokho forming the African percussion section plus exceptional accomplished UK musicians and the sweetest vocals. Traditional exuberant rhythms and song fused with contemporary beats and Brazilian and Latin influences on both African and Western instruments, with backgrounds of jazz, calypso, funk and soul:-
This Legendary ensemble hailing from the culturally renown region of Senegal combined with exuberant youthful energy bursting with natural talent and contagious rhythm, the musicians are combining traditional and modern instruments captivating audiences with their high energy. Their electrifying blend of Afro Fusion and tantalizing traditional West African rhythms of Afro Beat and Afro dance has earned them a calibre among some of world music’s greatest of the new generation.
Music Genres: African, Indie, Jazz, Latin, World Music
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