Mory Kante

Mory Kante

In 2000, Leonardo Di Caprio solicited Mory Kante for the sound track of his new film “The Beach”. The cover “Yéké Yéké” is played in this alsbum. In December, he was invited to the Vatican in order to animate the Pope’s Jubilee party. Soon after this interesting experience for a Muslim, Mory Kante started to record his new album « Tamala – The Traveler», which was completed at the beginning of April 2001. For the World Food Day, on the 16th October 2001, Mory Kanté was appointed Ambassador by the F.A.O. (Food and Agriculture Organization). His mission was to promote the protest against starvations in order to reduce international poverty. In 2002/2003, Mory Kanté went on a big European tour in order to promote his album. In 2002/2003, he played in many festivals such as Art Rock, Couleur Café, Jazz in Vienne, Lugano, the Fête de la Musique in Nice, Fêtes in Geneva, Audincourt, the “Festival du Bout du Monde” in Crozon…. In total he produced 120 concerts in more than 25 countries. He was also invited to play in the Robin Island prison in South Africa to commemorate the time when Nelson Mendela lived there. All along the years, Mory Kante produced many concerts in the entire world as well as represented the role of an African Griot…



Albums

Sabou


Concerts

Mory Kante


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