Miki N'Doye

Joko - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9403-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94032 2
  • German Release: 31/01/2002
  • Genre: World Jazz
CD € 17,50

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Miki's JourneyOn the 12th of March 1944 Miki N'Doye started on the journey that has taken him all the way from the heat and warmth of The Gambia in central Africa to more or less the North Pole - Norway to be exact. Why and how is an interesting story that we'll come back to, but what we have in our hands right now is more or less the result of Miki's journey.Helge Linaae, a Norwegian cultural worker and musician with strong ties to The Gambia, met Miki in his native country in the middle of the 70's and they put together a group that played for predominantly European tourists. The travel agency that hired Miki and Helge to entertain the tourists was also an important factor in bringing their music back to the tourists' home shore - an 11-day flight on a tiny plane brought Miki to Norway for the first time in 1976. Another important pa...

line up

Miki N'Doye - drums, percussion, vocals, kalimba
Paolo Vinaccia - drums, percussion
Sveinung Hovensjø - bass
Jon Balke - electric piano
Bugge Wesseltoft - keyboards
Erik Balke - saxophone
Torbjørn Sunde - trombone
Jens Petter Antonsen - trumpet
Solo Cissokho - kora, vocals
Alhagi N'Jing - tamma
Mandate (choir):
Reza Aghamir , Heine Totland , Fredrik Otterstad , Rolf Asser - vocals


Recording Information

Recorded and mixed by Bugge Wesseltoft and Asle Karstad, at Bugges Room, 2000