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World Music Club: Jali Nyonkoling Kuyateh on Friday 19th April 2019
WORLD MUSIC CLUB
Born into a family of traditional oral historians or Griots in The Gambia, Jali Nyonkoling Kuyateh is a master of the West African harp or Kora, an instrument built from a large calabash cut in half and covered with cow skin to make a resonator with a notched bridge like a lute or guitar. Jali has released a CD called “Kora Kora”.
In 2011 he was featured on the international BBC children’s music programme Zingzillas and in 2012 he supported Afrocubism at the Bridgewater Hall as part of Manchester’s We Face Forward West African festival of art and music.
Jali is one of Lingua Franca World Community’s most popular local artists and regularly performs and runs workshops all over the UK.
Music Genres: African, Folk, World Music
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