Suntou Susso is a multi-instrumentalist: Kora player, percussionist, singer and composer from The Gambia.
Suntou Susso’s music brings nothing but good vibes as it combines the rich, traditional sound of his West-African Mandinka culture with Afro funk and soul.
2022 saw the release of Suntou’s debut album, KANÉFONYO (Never Give Up), entirely self-written, composed, and arranged, and which Suntou is now taking on tour!
Expect an intimate, energetic and powerful show as Suntou and his band take you on multiple journeys: to the sunshine of Africa; his culture; and through the album’s messages of love, peace, equality and persistence in the face of adversity.
Celebrated across Africa and Europe, Suntou is a multi-instrumentalist: kora player, percussionist, singer and composer from The Gambia. The kora is a 22 string harp-lute, a rare and enchanting instrument. Born into the 700-year-old Griot tradition, Suntou performs his role as a historian, storyteller, and unifier of people through song, everywhere he goes and every time he gets on stage.
For Dathliad Cymru-Affrica, Bethesda 2023 Suntou’s full band was joined by Cardiff-based special guest singer Binta Susso who’s vocals feature on Kanéfonyo.
For more information and direct contact go to: https://suntoususso.com