Ellika Solo Rafael - NOW
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NOW (Country and Eastern)
cdRoots Code: ce-26

Swedish fiddler Ellika Frisell and Senegalese kora player Solo Cissokho expand to a trio with Mexican percussionist Rafael Sida Huizar on their latest acoustic gem.

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Brudpolska efter Janissa Hansson
Saya/Vägen
Dolo/Porque se Fue

   

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Violinist Ellika Frisell and singer and kora player Solo Cissokho has been a celebrated duo for years. NOW they are enhanced with percussionist Rafael Sida. Ellika plays in the rich swedish folk tradition whereas Solo is a griot from Senegal, a storyteller, praise singer and wandering musician. Legendary drummer and percussionist Rafael Sida from Mexico is a prominent member on the Swedish jazz and world music scene.

This is music from Sweden, Senegal and Mexico in a colorful mix that also highlights the strong musical individuality of each musician. A lyrical, groovy and unique music for dancing, listening or both. Ellika Frisell and Solo Cissokho first met in Stockholm in 1998. After two prize winning albums and recieving the BBC World Music Award they have taken a further step by including master percussionist Rafael Sida in the group. NOW the new album hits the music scene NOW

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