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The first female Kora virtuoso to come from a prestigious West African Griot family. She is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer and producer and works alongside highly-respected musicians from around the world.
 
Sona Jobarteh forthcoming shows

 

25th July - Kuona Afrika   Belgium
         
30th July - Black Genius Festival   Ghana
         
3rd October
- Centro Flog Festival   Italy
         
10th October - Sori Festival   South
Korea

 

 

 

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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 to the local children, as well as international students in the verynear future. Kora, balafon, dance, percussion and singing are amongst the classes offered.
       

   
Sona Jobarteh | Long Walk the Freedom Mandela Movie  

Sona Jobarteh: featured vocalist in Hollywood movie "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"

 

Sona recently featured as a solo vocalist in the Hollywood Mandela movie featuring Idris Elba and Naomi Harris. The movie was released in the United Kingdom in January 2014.

 

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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 April 2014. The single features Sona on the Kora and a vocal collaboration between the two artists.

 

 

       
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FORTHCOMING SHOWS:
         
25th July 2014 | Kuona Afrika Festival Antwerp, Belgium Website
         
30th July 2014 | Black Genius Festival Accra, Ghana Website
         
3rd October 2014 | Centro Flog Festival Florence, Italy
         
10th October 2014 | Sori Festival South Korea Website
         
         
         

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