Coming from a background of classical music in his childhood, Nils studied the traditional music during several stays in West Africa. He was profoundly inspired by the deeply ingrained musicality amongst the ordinary people.
In Guinea he had the opportunuity to study with several internationally renowned masters of traditional instruments and vocals such as Fodé Kalissa (kora / National Ballet Guinea), Ba Cissoko (kora / vocals) Alseny Camara (djembe solist Ballet Djoliba), Famoudou Konate and family (National Ballet Guinea) and Koungbana Konde… read more
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