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Nuru Kane


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Nuru comes from Dakar, Senegal and his music is influenced by all the sounds of West Africa, the blues and gnawa, the trance music of the north African countries of Morocco and Algeria.

Nuru’s main instrument is the guimbri, a three stringed acoustic bass, central to the Gnawa sound. In concert Nuru fronts Bayefall Gnawa a six piece band with musicians from Senegal, France, Algeria and Morocco.

Sigil was released worldwide in the spring of 2006 and is Nuru’s debut CD. In November 2006 he was nominated as “Best Newcomer” for the BBC Radio 3 Awards fro World Music 2007.


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  • Shifter23

    Hey men! Could you just come back to Poland please! :D Your music is awesome!

    16 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Nuffasaurussex

    Great music!!!

    1 Nov 2011 Reply
  • bclarky12

    Love his albums! Lately "Bobo" sounds so good

    26 Oct 2011 Reply
  • zbri

    Great artist. I'm totally in love with "Gorée". Does anybody know where I can find the lyrics to these songs? Unfortunately my French is too bad to understand everything he sings about...

    18 Oct 2011 Reply
  • straineryou

    beautiful. love toub.

    11 Jul 2011 Reply
  • Axel65

    Nice Music!

    4 Jul 2007 Reply
  • Human16

    i love him, utterly...:)

    16 Mar 2007 Reply

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