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Youssou N'Dour

World music

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 medici.tv!

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.


  • Youssou N'dour, Verbier Concert
    • Bamba
    • Baykat
    • Sama Gamou
    • Mandela
    • Set
    • Lima Wessu
    • 7 seconds
    • New Africa
    • Birima
    • Atou
    • Xajaloo
    • Souvenir
    • Contan Na


  • Directed by:
    • Anaïs Spiro
  • Venue: Salle des Combins (Verbier, Switzerland)
  • Broadcast date: July 30, 2014, 7 p.m.
  • Production date: 2014
  • Production: Idéale Audience - MUSEEC/medici.tv

Associated event


  • Babacar Faye | Percussionist
  • El Hadj Faye | Percussionist
  • Assane Thiam | 1
  • Abdoulaye Lo | Drummer
  • Moustapha Gaye | Guitarist
  • Moustapha Baidy Faye | Pianist
  • Papa Oumar Ngom | Guitarist
  • Jean-Jacques Obam Edjo'o | Bass guitarist
  • Alain Oyono | Saxophonist
  • Birame Dieng | 1
  • Pascale Kamga | 1
  • Moussa Sonko | Dancer

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