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Ballaké Sissoko

Country of origin: Mali
Birthday: 1968

About Ballaké Sissoko

Ballaké Sissoko (b. 1968)), the son of the famous Griots Djelimady Sissoko,is a brilliant kora player. He has worked with Toumani Diabaté and
Taj Mahal, among others. His first album with Toumani Diabaté (kora) and the singers Alboulkadri Barry and Rokia Traoré as well as Fanga Dia -
wara, solo violinist of the Mali National Instrumental Ensemble, was released in 2005, followed by another CD with chamber music in 2009,
the result of his collaboration with the classical cellist Vincent Ségal(bumcello). The album 'At Peace' was released in 2013.