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Sidiki Diabaté

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Diarabi Nene Bena Sidiki Diabaté 04:23
Manitoumani M, Toumani Diabate, Sidiki Diabaté, Fatoumata Diawara 03:28
Moussa Diawara Sidiki Diabaté 05:11
Champion d'Afrique Sidiki Diabaté 06:14
Solidarité (The Avener Remix) M, Toumani Diabate, Sidiki Diabaté, Santigold 02:52
Solidarité M, Toumani Diabate, Sidiki Diabaté, Santigold 03:15
Hommage à Hamback Sidiki Diabaté 04:14
Ignanafi debena Sidiki Diabaté 05:06
Interlude / Une âme (Live) M, Toumani Diabate, Sidiki Diabaté, Fatoumata Diawara 05:31
Bal de Bamako (feat. Fatoumata Diawara & Oxmo Puccino) M, Toumani Diabate, Sidiki Diabaté, Fatoumata Diawara 03:49

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Sidiki Diabaté is an acclaimed player of the 21-string harp called the kora performing traditional West African music of the Mandé variety. Born to a long-standing musical family, he learned music from his father and started performing as a child earning international acclaim. A key figure in sustaining the traditions of Mandé, he has toured along with his older brother and fellow kora player Toumani Diabaté across Africa and around the world. Their album 'Toumani & Sidiki' was named Best World Music Album in the 2014 Grammy Awards. They played together in the Symmetric Orchestra blending modern western pop with West African musical themes. They released albums titled 'Lamomali' and 'Lamomali Airlines: Live' in 2017.