by Sabouyouma

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The Champagne Room Sabouyouma is an unsinkable ship sailing down a river of love, community, power and dance. Best band in Vermont by far. Freedom through grooves
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Hari 05:08
Ikanikase 05:09
Fakoly Fasa 03:11
Written and arranged by Ousmane Camara
Lamban 04:33
Konkobah 03:41
Sabouy 04:06


released November 22, 2018

Recorded and engineered by Dan Davine

Mixed and mastered by Dan Davine

Mixed and Mastered by Urian Hackney

"Fakoly Faso"
Mixed by Vince Chiarito:
Hivemind Studios, Brooklyn NY
Mastered by Dan Davine

Special guests:
Ismael "Bonfils" Kouyate - vocals
Sylvester Uzoma Onyejiaka II - saxes, flute, horn arrangement
Sean Smith - trumpet, keyboards, horn arrangement
Sylvain Leroux - fula flute
Francesca Blanchard - vocals

Ousmane Camara - balafon, vocals
Adina Ford - percussion
Assane Coly - djembe, sabar, percussion
Dan Bishop - bass
Graham Lambert - guitar
Jesse Rosenfield - drumset, percussion
Josh Morse - melodica, percussion


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Sabouyouma Burlington, Vermont

A 7-piece Afro-Funk groove machine led by Guinean-born balafonist Ousmane Camara. If Camara is the heart and soul of the band, then Senegalese percussionist Assane Coly is the backbone. With his fluency in the Senegalese vocal-drum language, and his religious roots in the Bayefal sect of Sufism, his rhythms often feel like percussive praise poetry that mystically conjurs the audience into motion. ... more

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