A transatlantic meeting

A transatlantic meeting between Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara and Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca. On one hand, a musician esteemed in jazz, traditional Cuban and also the latest urban sounds, Roberto Fonseca today proves that he is worthy of all of these titles and more. His last album ‘YO’ is an invitation to go on a journey of discovery between his African roots and their multiple expressions on both sides of the Atlantic. On the other hand, Fatoumata Diawara, one of the most noted voices of her generation to come out of Mali, whose music reinvents the rhythms and melodies of her home country, all with her warm and affecting voice at its centre. Her album ‘Fatou’ responds to the suffering of African youth of today and underlines the importance of staying grounded.  This exciting new experiment will see the two young artists explore their shared passions, so be prepared to re-discover live both as you never heard them before.

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