What the press say about 22 Strings:


  • “…an elegant solo set dominated by instrumental compositions” **** Robin Denselow, The Guardian
  • “Propelled into the big league…this solo album has an unhurried assurance” **** David Honigmann, Financial Times
  • ”Seckou Keita can be classed alongside the great Toumani Diabate as one of the adventurous masters of the kora” ****Robin Denselow, The Guardian
  • “An absolutely magical sound” Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2
  • “…this gifted musician instils a sense of serenity through his masterful playing and infinite respect for the kora” DJ Ritu
  • “…a philosophical, deeply contemplative and spiritually uplifting album of timeless beauty” ****Dave Haslam, R2 Rock n Reel
  • “Senegalese kora maestro, the king of the African harp…incredible. What a wonderful ambassador for the traditional music of his country” Frank Hennessey, BBC Radio Wales
  • “a tour de force display of mastery…a never less than compelling collection…22 Strings finds Seckou Keita at the top of his game” Folk Radio UK
  • “Light, lyrical and luscious kora playing and songs…exquisite” Sacred Hoop Magazine



What the press says about Seckou:

  • “Keita is the treasure of a Nation” Africa news
  • “The Hendrix of the Kora” Music news
  • “..an inspired exponent of the Kora” The Guardian
  • “breathtaking finger-work & musicianship” New Statesman
  • “a brilliant live performer with stacks of charisma” Lucy Duran – Radio BBC3


What the press says about Silimbo Passage:

  • “Intriguing” Guardian ****
  • “This gem of an album” Jazzwise ****
  • **** Financial Times
  • “Elegant” The Weekend Australian ****
  • “One of the year’s key releases” Sydney Morning Herald

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Tamsin Davies
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