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Youssou N'Dour

World music

A real star of the African music scene, King of the mbalax, but also actor, businessman and politician, Youssou N'Dour is a guest of the Verbier Festival, and his show will be broadcast live on!

Youssou N'dour, willing to undertake a musical career since his early childhood, is today a committed artist, but also the President's advisor, and the tourism and culture minister in Senegal. Not only talented but also charismatic, he was awarded with many prizes for his music.

A star of the African music scene, Youssou N'Dour is called the King of mbalax, a popular Senegalese music very danceable and rhythmic, based on percussions such as the tama and sabar.

© Picture: Aline Paley.

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Broadcast date : July 30, 2014, 5 p.m.

Youssou N'dour

Babacar Faye percussion
El Hadj Faye percussion
Assane Thiam tama
Abdoulaye Lo drums
Moustapha Gaye guitar
Moustapha Baidy Faye piano
Papa Oumar Ngom guitar
Jean-Jacques Obam Edjo'o bass guitare
Alain Oyono saxophone

Birame Dieng backing-vocals
Pascale Kamga backing-vocals

Moussa Sonko dancer

Movie director : Anaïs Spiro

Location : Salle des Combins (Verbier, Switzerland)
Production date : 2014
Production : Idéale Audience - MUSEEC/

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