Ibrahima Cissokho offers a unique and authentic groove with his kora.
With one foot in the traditional world as a griot, the other in current musical trends with amplified rock and funky melodies, his unique way of playing the kora creates a new genre of mandingo music.
Living in France since 2008 as a singer and a master player of the West African kora, Ibrahima is a true artist, a charismatic performer and composer who hasn’t hesitated to seize opportunities that have made him a musician of uncommon talent.
He is surrounded by his faithful band, MANDINGUE FOLY, with whom he tours internationally. He has a savory cocktail of musicians:
- Abdourakhman FALL, on the bass guitar with his fantastic groove and his expertise in west African music
- Jérôme BARTOLOME, on the saxophone, adds poetry to this energetic universe with his oriental scales
- Ousmane SEYDI on the percussions, anchors the band in the ancestral roots of African drums
- PHAM Trong-Hieu, with his modern drum set, brings the rock side with his sound and energy
Ibrahima Cissokho’s warm and powerful voice, sings of solidarity, love and the awakening of the spirit. He believes in sharing his values and creating unity through his unusual creations.
He knows how to conquer a large and varied public.
He knows how to work his magic....