Kaabi Kouyate

Live Act Worldmusic Folk Acoustic Classical Crossover Jazz
Kaabi Kouyate - Worldmusic Folk Acoustic Classical Crossover Jazz Live Act in Paris

Kaabi Kouyate Short Info

Hailing from a family of celebrated griots, Kabiné (Kaabi) Kouyaté took on the mantle of the role after the passing of his father, the late Sory Kandia Kouyaté. He continues the tradition of tying the past to the present while thrilling audiences around the world with his charismatic performances.

Renowned for his enchanting voice which has made him one of the most popular ambassadors of Guinean culture, the talented multi-instrumentalist, and composer has created works for albums as well as stage plays, where he has also made his mark as an actor. His impressive knowledge of music and diverse musical influences have made it possible for him to transcend the limits of world music, recording and performing with amongst others, jazz greats Dee Dee Bridgewater, Cheick Tidiane Seck, Paris Big Band as well as French rap artists Rockin' Squat and Assassin. His ability to compose and perform across genres makes him a modern day griot, spreading the message of peace, social and cultural awareness in the tradition of the oral historians of old.

Kaabi tours as a solo artist, with a trio, quintet or full band depending on the genre and repertoire.

Hailing from a family of celebrated griots, Kabiné (Kaabi) Kouyaté took on the mantle of the role after the passing of his father, the late Sory Kandia Kouyaté. He continues the tradition of tying the past to the present while thrilling audiences around the world with his charismatic performances.

Renowned for his enchanting voice which has made him one of the most popular ambassadors of Guinean culture, the talented multi-instrumentalist, and composer has created works for albums as well as stage plays, where he has also made his mark as an actor. His impressive knowledge of music and diverse musical influences have made it possible for ...

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Past Gigs Kaabi Kouyate

  • 09 | 2016 Toulouse, France Festival Africlap, Senechal Auditorium, 17 rue de Remusat
  • 06 | 2016 Paris, France AFRIKAMERICA, La Petite Halle Parc de La Villette, 211 Jean Jaurès Avenue
  • 04 | 2016 Conakry, Cuinea Kaabi Kouyate at Centre Culturel Franco-Guineen
  • 03 | 2016 Abidjan, Ivory Coast Marche des Arts du Spectacle (MASA)
  • 02 | 2016 Quito, Ecuador Festival Ecuador Jazz
  • 02 | 2016 Santiago, Chile WOMAD Festival del Mundo
  • 12 | 2015 Paris, France UNESCO Tides of Reconciliation through Culture in the Desert
  • 10 | 2015 Paris, France Concert AfroLive Paris (with Cheick Tidiane Seck)
  • 06 | 2015 Rouen, France Le 106 Concert RUSH (with Le Bal de l'Afrique Enchantee)
  • 05 | 2015 Pessac, France Festival Les Rencontres Africaines (with Le Bal de l'Afrique Enchantée)
  • 05 | 2015 Angouleme, France Festival Musiques Metisses (with Le Bal de l'Afrique Enchantée)(with Le Bal de l'Afrique Enchantée)
  • 03 | 2015 Toronto, Ontario Kaabi Kouyate Jazz-Mandingue
  • 02 | 2015 Segou, Mali Festival sur le Niger (with Cheick Tidiane Seck)
  • 07 | 2014 Zanzibar, Tanzania Jahazi Literary & Jazz Festival (with Cheick Tidiane Seck)
  • 04 | 2014 Mexico City, Mexico Festival Ollin Kan (with Cheick Tidiane Seck)

Discography Kaabi Kouyate

  • 2000 Silante Album | Syllart Production
  • 1990 Kouyate & Kouyate Album | Syllart Production

Media

  • Sound Tamake
  • Sound Masanin Cise
  • Sound Chacun Va Son Chemin
  • Sound Souaressi Live
  • Sound Sou - Ko Silan
  • Sound N'Tamagnon

Origin

  • Paris FR

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