Badenya Les Freres Coulibaly

Born in Nouna, located in the north-west part of Burkina Faso, Badenya les Frères Coulibaly belong to a family of griots and are members of the Bwa ethnic group.Griots implies for them the duty to perpetuate the musical heritage of their clan. Badenya Les Freres Coulibaly – Griots from Burkina Faso. Presenting the music of today with a caretaker's responsibility to keep alive the traditions of deep Africa. Singing, dancing, using djembe, balafon, guitar, garango, ngoni, sabar, tama, doumdoum, maracas, bara, bass and keyboards, this group of seven artists has appeared at the Montreux Jazz Festival, opening for Miles Davis. They have toured with Salif Keita, Cesaria Evora, Johnny Clegg, Zakir Hussain and have appeared with George Clinton. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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