Reissue: Sourakata Koité – en Hollande

MANYSHADESOFMUSIC ~ Sourakata KoitéReissue of en Hollande the immaculately-executed (mostly) solo kora epics by Senegalese griot master Sourakata Koité.

The 8-track album was recorded at the Ballad Sound Studio, Vuren, Holland in 1984 with two Neumann mics in an old converted chicken coop.

The album features Koitè on kora and lead vocals, alongside Joseph Nganga on percussion and background vocals and S.E.G. Cisse on percussion.

Pre-order a copy of en Hollande here ahead of its January 16th release, and listen to Ha-Madi and N’na below.

 

Tracklisting:

Side A
Seremende
Ha-Madi
Moussa
Kaira

Side B
Djonol
N’na
Dioula
Hadjiatu Mari n’Djaye

 

Releases January 16th, 2019

 

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