Dazzling choral play where tradition meets innovation.
Lamine Cissokho is a descendant of a family of Mandingo griots from Senegal, a family of well-known musicians whose traditions date back to the 1400th century. Each family member preserves their musical heritage by passing on their knowledge and musical talents to the next generation. A hundred-year-old singing and storytelling tradition that has taken him on tours and to festivals all over the world, including in Sweden, where he has lived for several years.
Has collaborated with i.a. Ballake Sissoko and jazz and blues man Eric Bibb.
In 2021, Lamine received the cultural award "Golden Feather" with the following motivation: “Lamine humbly lets audiences and fellow musicians experience that all music can meet. He has the ability to make his fellow musicians flourish and find abilities and joy of playing within them that they did not know they had "