Crocodile River Music

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Idrissa Koné

idrissa-kobeIdrissa Koné: From the river city of Mopti, Mali, Idrissa learned to play tama around the same time that he learned to walk. After spending his childhood performing at the street parties that accompany weddings, baptisms, and other events, Idrissa landed in New York, where he quickly began attracting attention playing with artists such as Balla Kouyaté and Rachel Brown.