Links






Kora players and Kora sites



Toumani Diabate
the master !!

Mamadou Diabate
virtuoso Kora player from Mali, living in the US

Prof. Roderic Knight
ethnomusicological Kora research, scientific publications

David Gilden's CoraConnection
US Kora player, plenty of informations about Manding music

Eric Charry's Homepage
ethnomusicological research on African harps

Djeliya
"griots et musiciens du Mali" - beautiful site by a Swiss photographer

Jobarteh Kunda
the "white Jaliba", from München, Germany

Basuru Jobarteh
Kora and Harp - Basuru and his wife Rebecca, from Winterthur, Switzerland

Zoumana Diarra
Zou is a multi-instrumentalist from Mali, he plays guitar, kora, ngoni and lives in Nederland

Ravi
Kora player and world musician from UK

Jacques Burtin
Spanish composer playing the Keur Moussa Kora

Laurent Berte's Mandingue Music pages
many informations about history and arts of the Mande



Kora makers / Kora sellers



Keur Moussa
the monks of Keur Moussa near Dakar have invented "la Kora à clefs" and sell their de luxe instruments

Kela - Mamadou Diabate
Kora maker / luthier from Bamako, Mali

Dennis Havlena
instructions for self-made Kora builders

Bob Grawi's GRAVIKORD Homepage
the inventor of the Gravikord - an electric double harp inspired by the Kora

Instruments Migrateur
dedicated to the instruments of the world, by French instrument-maker Gweltas Simon

Mandinka Magic
Fine Hand Crafted West African Musical Instruments from US

Skins and strings
store for African instruments based in Dakar

Kumbengokoras
US Kora maker

KORA KAËLIG
French Kora maker

Aniwa
Instruments Traditionnels Mandingues - France

La maison du N'goni
Hand crafted african instruments - France



miscellaneous



Eoghan Neff's Kora Directory
meta site with many links to Kora sites

Gambian Griot School of Music and Dance
Learn to play kora, balafon and african drums and dances.
The school is situated in Serrekunda, The Gambia.

Learn to play Kora in The Gambia
staying with the famous Jobarteh family of Kora musicians.

WoYaa Africa Search
Africa Search Engine

Rootsworld
Online Magazine of World Roots Music

German World Music Page
World Music

Africultures
French portal for African cultures

Djigi
Site de promotion des Arts et Artistes d'Afrique

Djansa
school for African percussion and dance in Belgium

Access Gambia
Gambia Music Portal

spinning 3D-Kora
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Friends and Music Partners



Affenbrot

Salzburgs Online-Portal in die Welt des Rhythmus

Oliver Kraft

Yella Schwarzer

Udo Starnegg

Robert Friedl

Leonard Stijntjes : Hoch4Glanz

Bernie Rothauer : Obaxe-Music

Peter Fürhapter



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