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Africa Beat - Sura Susso: Kora, Tradition and Going Solo Fri, 2011-07-08 19:24


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In this episode, Africa Beat’s Armando Conte meets Nottingham-based musician Sura Susso, kora player and musician from The Gambia. He speaks of his new solo album, Sila Kang (On the Road), which was launched last week in London, and of his Griot background which carries such significance within African musical traditions. You can find out more about Sura Susso at www.surasusso.com , which contains all concert details and news. His next performance in London will be at Afri-Kokoa on the 22nd July 2011.

 

(Presenter: Armando Conte, Producer: Charlotte Morgan)