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Alioune Faye – Senegal Sabar, Djembe – Senegalese percussion



Alioune Faye – Senegal
Sabar, Djembe – Senegalese percussion
Alioune Faye works with greats including Youssou N’dour, Stevie Wonder and Peter Gabriel. He plays sabar, tama and djembe. Currently based in New York, he is the leader of the group Yakar Rhythms. Faye comes from an extensive line of griots and drummers in Senegal. (Griots are historians who deliver teachings as wandering musicians, poets and singers.) He’s also performed with Sing Sing Rhythm – Senegal’s premier sabar ensemble.