Tag Archives: Sona Jobarteh

Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air – June 2018

Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air – June 2018

Ever wondered what to do in London and when and where to go to listen to some good music? Don’t ask twice, we’re here for you… SOAS Radio opened its doors to us for a brand new episode of Rhythm Passport on Air. “Tune in” by clicking on the player below and...
Review: Sona Jobarteh @ Rich Mix (London, 17th November 2016)

Review: Sona Jobarteh @ Rich Mix (London, 17th November 2016)

Sona Jobarteh is the picture of determination. That’s not just because of her consciousness, musicianship, poignant voice or effect produced by the bright-red dress she wore during her latest London gig at Rich Mix part of EDF London Jazz Festival; it’s something which is intrinsic to her figure. From ‘Jarabi’ to the...
Preview: Sona Jobarteh @ Rich Mix (London, 16th November 2016)

Preview: Sona Jobarteh @ Rich Mix (London, 16th November 2016)

Sona Jobarteh hails from one of the most renowned Griot families in Western Africa. A family with a long tradition of producing remarkable artists, minstrels and storytellers, little more than 30 years ago, the Jobarteh family gave life to Sona: the first “female Kora virtuoso to come from a prestigious...
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