He has traveled the world as featured percussionist with the “National Ballet of Mali”. After leaving Mali he settled in Brussels where he has continued his brilliant career with stars of Malian music such as Mamady Kéďta, Gomma Percussion, Rokia Traoré and Boubacar Traoré.
He has been a guest on European tours by Bill Frisell’s New Quartet and is a member of Frisell’s The Intercontinentals that also features Vinicius Cantuaria, Christos Govetas, Greg Leisz and Jenny Scheinman.
Nationality : BELGIUM / Mali
Place of birth : Bamako / Mali
Place of living: Norway
Stage performer/ Studio musician/ Author- Composer
Bill Frisell, 2005/2004/2003/2002/2001/2000
Bill Frisell & Campbell Brother
Sacred Steel : 2005
Rokia Traore: 2005/2004
Habib Koite & Bamada: 1999/1998/1997
Boubacar Traoré dit Kar Kar :2000/1999/1998/1997
Mamady KEITA & Sewa Kan : From 1994 to 2005
Gomma Percussions: From 1995 to 2005
Ballet national du Mali : From 1986 To 1993
Live Performances with:
Ali Farka, Stephan Eicher, Graham Haynes, Toumani Diabate, Oumou Sangare, Steve Houben.