Senegalese master musician Jali Fily Cissokho plays the 21 string West African kora/harp.
Jali Fily comes from a family of musicians, the skills and traditions passed down from generation to generation. Yet, as a citizen of 21st Century, he is also attuned to the rhythms of the present and future, creating a unique natural musical blend that spans centuries and continents. His performances range from solo traditional Mande music and song to rocking electro-kora with his Coute Diomboulou Band. His repertoire, now expanded whilst working with other musicians, shows his versatility as a performer and composer, able to cross boundaries from classical to rock with his extraordinary talent.