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The first female Kora virtuoso to come from a prestigious West African Griot family, Sona is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer and producer and works alongside highly-respected musicians from around the world.
 
Sona Jobarteh forthcoming shows
23rd May - AfricaTogether   Cambridge, UK
         
17th July - The Forge   London, UK
         
30th July - Black Genius Festival   Ghana
         
13th September - Smallis Festival   Bristol, UK
         
23rd September - London African Music Festival   London, UK
         
3rd October
- Centro Flog Festival   Italy
         
11th/12th October - Sori Festival   South
Korea
         
19th-27th October - MEXICO TOUR   Mexico
         
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SONA RECEIVES AWARD AT
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY

  Cambridge African Society celebrates Sona's contribution to African Music
  Recently Sona attended the annual award ceremony held by the African Society of Cambridge University where she received an award in recognition of her significant contribution to African music as a composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist.
   

     
Amadu Bansang Jobarteh School of Music  

AMADU BANSANG SCHOOL OF MUSIC
OFFICIAL OPENNING

  Sona alongside her father Sanjally Jobarteh, has founded the first school dedicated to the study of Manding Music in the Gambia. In January 2014 the school was launched, showcasing what the school has to offer for the local children, as well as international students later this year. Kora, balafon, dance, percussion and singing are amongst the classes offered.
   
ABJ Music School Website
   

     
Sona Jobarteh and Kumba Kuyateh | New Collaboration  

New Collaboration:
Sona Jobarteh and Kumba Kuyateh

   
 

Sona has been working with the rising singer from The Gambia Kumba Kuyateh. Sona is producing the new single "Moya" due to be released in the Autumn 2014. The single features Sona on the Kora and a vocal collaboration between the two artists.

 

 

   
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FORTHCOMING SHOWS:
         
23rd May 2014 | Africa Together
(Award)
Cambridge University UK Website
         
16th July 2014 | The Forge, Camden London, UK Website
         
30th July 2014 | Black Genius Festival Accra, Ghana Website
         
11th September |   London, UK Website
         
13th September 2014 | Small Is Festival Bristol, UK Website
         
23rd September 2014 | London African Music Festival London, UK Website
         
3rd October 2014 | Centro Flog Festival Florence, Italy
         
11th / 12th October 2014 | Sori Festival South Korea Website
 

         
MEXICO TOUR - Cervantino Festival 19th-27th October 2014:
         
19th October 2014 - Alhondiga, Guanajuato   Website
21st October 2014 - Theatre Manuel Doblado, León Website
22nd October 2014 - Salamanca   Website
23rd October 2014 - Querétaro   Website
24th October 2014 - CENART - National Centre Of Arts, México City Website
25th October 2014 - Escena Yucateca, Mérida   Website
26th October 2014 - Tlaxcala   Website
27th October 2014 - Diana Theatre, Guadalajara   Website
         

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