Lagni-Sussu

Lagni-Sussu

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There are 4 members: Naby plays balafon, others play djembe & doundoun. This is traditional West African music. Naby is a griot and as such, has the responsibility of passing on the oral tradition of his culture. Their music has fascinating rhythms that are captivating for all ages.

Biography

Naby Camara, master musician from Guinea, West Africa, leads his group Lagni Sussu with originally composed, dynamic rhythms and songs springing from an artistic tradition over a thousand years old.
He is the Two-Time Recipient of the Juno Award for Best Global Album, in 1995 and 2004. The Juno Award is Canada's equivalent to America's Grammy. It is the highest achievement award given for music in Canada. It is recognition of Naby's outstanding virtuosity in African Music.
Naby's band is called "Lagni Sussu," which in the Sussu Dialect of Guinea, means people of all different races, classes, and background working together. Combining traditional and modern music styles, Naby Camara and Lagni Sussu bring audiences of all ages and cultures to their feet.

Discography

L'union Fait la Force (2004)
Dream (2002)
Lagni-Sussu (1997)
http://nabycamara.com/cdpage.html

Set List

Usually 2 sets of 45 mins. Variable, depending on the venue and the audience.