SEKOU KOUYATE - Electric Kora Groove Tour 2016

Tourposter 2016
Live at Porgy & Bess
Cafe Berlin
Sekou Kouyate Guinea


by Sekou Kouyate
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  • date:26 Jun 2016 - 12 Nov 2016
  • area:Austria, France, Switzerland, Romania, Denmark, Sweden, Spain, Mexico
  • style(s):Funk, Manding
  • status:published tour
  • continents:Europe / Russia
  • tour posted by:One World

Confirmed Dates

29 January Bampfschiff, Brugg, Switzerland
13 February Musikstationen Skørping, Denmark
15 February Bartof Station Copenhagen Jazzfestival
18 February Det Bruunske Pakhus, Denmark
05 May Dexter Odense, Denmark
06 May Porgy & Bess, Vienna, Austria
07 May Treibhaus Innsbruck, Austria
21 May Afro Music Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
28 May Sibiu Jazz Festival, Sibiu, Romania
29 May Gradina Floreasca, Bukarest, Romania
02 June Festival Ciclo 1906, Cafe Berlín, Madrid, Spain
03 June Festival Ciclo 1906, Sala BBK, Bilbao, Spain
04 June Festival Ciclo 1906, Jamboree, Barcelona, Spain
06 June Swedish National Day, Hammarkulletorget, Göteborg, Sweden
26 June Rubion Bar, Santander, Spain
01 July Copenhagen Jazzfestival, Huset, Copenhagen, Denmark
09 July 9'eme journée de l 'Afrique, Autun, France
15 July Mama Africa, Mank, Austria
16 July Kasuma Festival, Austria
04 August, City Hall Square, Copenhagen, Denmark
03 September Hijazz Music Festival, Uppsala, Sweden
06 October Klaverfabrikken Hillerød, Denmark
07 October Godset, Kolding, Denmark
13 October Giant Steps, Svendborg, Denmark
11 November Festival Ollin Kan, Mexico
12 November Festival Ollin Kan, Mexico


SEKOU KOUYATE Electric Kora Groove

The new music of Sekou Kouyate, that he will present live for the first time in May featuring the Danish piano player Carl Winther, is being described as a mix of West African Jazz Rock, with elements that reminds of Joe Zawinul, Jimi Hendrix and 70’ es Herbie Hancock…

SEKOU KOUYATE Lead Voc & Electric Kora
Regarded as one of the best Kora Players in the world, the multi awarded singer and Kora player Sekou Kouyate, has been touring internationally since he was 11 years old.

One of Denmark's best piano players. Son of the world famous composer and trumpet player, Jens Winther, he started touring at an early age. The Award Winning vituoso, has been performing with the likes of Billy Hart, Jerry Bergonzi, Bill Evans, Adam Nussbaum, Till Broenner, Markus Strickland, Dick Oats, Dejan Terzic, Hugo Rasmussen, Tomas Franck and Doug Raney to name some.

HENRIK WEST Bass & Backing vocs
Educated from The Rythmic Daniss Conservatory in Copenhagen, the award winning Danish bass player work with few selected bands, mainly Sekou Kouyate, and as the leading sound engenier at the world famous Medley Studios where artists like Tom Waits and Prince have recorded.

FRANCIS KWEKU OSEI Drums, Tama & Backing vocs
Ghanas Drummer number one, was the drummer of the legendary Pat Thomas for 8 years, then gave the task to his drum student, as he got bussy with own projects.
He own Groove House Recording Studios in Accra and is has a TAMA sponsorship, the first to be given an African musician.