Soriba Kouyaté

Live In Montreux - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9414-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94142 8
  • German Release: 01/02/2003
  • Genre: World Jazz
No longer available – out of print

"Ladies and gentlemen, for the final part of the Act World Jazz Night, I am very proud to present to you a very special group of people, including this wonderful artist who has created such an incredible impact, Soriba Kouyaté, ". These words set off one of the most exciting journeys through the world of musical beauty and rebellion at the 2000 Montreux Jazz Festival. Soriba Kouyaté overwhelmed both public and press with his passion, technical brilliance, and  amazing sound. You can hear it for yourself - this live recording is proof that the Senegalese’s reputation as an important innovator of the Kora is justified.Soriba Kouyaté was born on December 23rd 1963 in Senegal’s capital, Dakar. He was born to be a musician: he is the son of Senegal’s most famous Kora player, and playing music is a family tradition. Soriba’s f...

line up

Soriba Kouyaté - kora
Matthieu Michel - trumpet
Linley Marthe - bass
Joël Allouche - drums

Recording Information

Recorded live by Jean Ristori during the ACT World Jazz Night, Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland, July 16, 2000
Edited and mixed by Philippe Gaillot at Recall Studio (30), France
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Produced by Joëlle Merlier & Philippe Gaillot for Recall / Soriprod