Zal Idrissa Sissokho comes from Senegal and is of the Sissokho griot family that has passed down the music and stories of the Mandinko people for hundreds of years. He plays the kora, the beautiful 21 string African harp, an ancient Afro-Mandingue instrument, the knowledge of which is passed from father to son. He continued his education with kora virtuouso Toumany Kouyaté. Zal is also an accomplished singer in Mandingue and Wolof languages, as well as French.
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