Dawda Jobarteh

Dawda Jobarteh

Dawda Jobarteh was born in Gambia. His father Amadu Bansang Jobarteh and grandfather Alhaji Bai Konte was both koramusicians and part of the absolute elite when it came to furthering and passing down the music tradition to new generations. The Kora is a beautiful instrument with a delicate sound. It wasn’t until Dawda came to Denmark that he picked up the kora and started to learn to play it. By doing this he can in turn pass down the tradition along with new influences and inspiring arrangements. He has okayed together with Pierre Dorge (New Jungle Orchestra) the are famous for their avant-garde jazz influences. Apart from having been in Sweden and at Urkult he has played at Roskilde, toured around West Africa and in India. His latest tour has been together with three members of Admeta String Quartet and the result has been a beautiful and eloquent concert that reminds us of the amazing human ability to create and share beautiful experiences.

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3 May 2022