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ARTIST INFORMATION | Zoumana Tereta Soku

Country of Origin: Mali

Performance years with AKMP: 2016


Hailing from the region of Macina, Mali, Zoumana Tereta (Zou for short) worked for years as a truck driver, travelling throughout Mali and Côte d'Ivoire with his violin, the "So Kou" ('horse's tail') until he decided to devote his time to and live off his music. Since then, he has played and recorded with Saly Sidibé, and perfo