BALLAKÉ SISSOKO

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Ballaké Sissoko (born 1968) is a noted player of the kora. He has worked with Toumani Diabaté and Taj Mahal and several others. He can be heard on Diario Mali. Ballaké's father, Djelimady Sissoko, was a notable musician in his own right.

The son of renowned griot Djelimady Sissoko, Sissoko started playing music at a young age, as most born into the griot caste do. He played in the Instrumental Ensemble of Mali, and then with several prominent female singers before coming to fame through his duet with Toumani Diabaté in 1981. In 2000, he formed the trio Mande Tabolo with an n’goni player and a balafon player.

His 2005 album, Tomora, features Toumani Diabaté on kora, singers Alboulkadri Barry and Rokia Traoré and Fanga Diawara, violin soloist of the Mali National Instrumental Ensemble.

His record Chamber Music released in October 2009 is the result of a collaboration with Vincent Ségal, a classical
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BALLAKÉ SISSOKO Déli album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Déli
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2000
BALLAKÉ SISSOKO Tomora album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tomora
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2005
BALLAKÉ SISSOKO Ballaké Sissoko - Vincent Segal : Chamber Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ballaké Sissoko - Vincent Segal : Chamber Music
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2009
BALLAKÉ SISSOKO At Peace album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At Peace
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2013
BALLAKÉ SISSOKO Ballaké Sissoko, Vincent Segal ‎: Musique De Nuit album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ballaké Sissoko, Vincent Segal ‎: Musique De Nuit
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2015

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BALLAKÉ SISSOKO Ballake Sissoko And Vincent Segal ‎: Tiny Desk Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ballake Sissoko And Vincent Segal ‎: Tiny Desk Concert
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2011

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BALLAKÉ SISSOKO Ballake Sissoko - Petrolukas Halkias - Rakesh Chaurasia - Shubhankar Banerjee - Devashish Dey - Rabindra Goswami ‎: Master Musicians Meeting Club (Volume 1) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ballake Sissoko - Petrolukas Halkias - Rakesh Chaurasia - Shubhankar Banerjee - Devashish Dey - Rabindra Goswami ‎: Master Musicians Meeting Club (Volume 1)
World Fusion 2002

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