Saliou Cissokho, Senegal

Saliou Cissokho grew up in the Cissokho Jali family in Senegal, where the tradition of playing the Koras is passed on from father to son. Saliou Cissokho devoted himself entirely to the tradition of playing the kora and the history of the griots.

His musical journey took him to Barcelona in 2006, where he founded various music projects and played with international musicians and artists.

Saliou Cissokho has been living in Hamburg since 2012 and successfully continues his musical journey across Germany and beyond.

He will be performing together with Constanze Mattheus at Yoga Mela.