Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate - 19th November 2014

Published 20 Nov 2014 at 10:47 sekou kouatejoe driscollduke of cumberlandwhitstableband

The Duke of Cumberland is on fire with their band listings at the moment and last night was no exception to their great choice of varied music artists. Joe Driscoll and Sekou Kouyate, Joe a rapper from New York and Sekou a kora player (West African harp) from Guinea, accompanied by a drummer and a base guitarist; who had the coolest guitar I’ve ever seen!

Joe and Sekou met at a festival in Marseille in 2010 and were given a week to produce a concert, the only problem being Joe couldn’t speak French and Sekou couldn’t understand English. The only way they could communicate was through their music, which resulted in them forming a band, releasing an album and performing all over the world. Joe [...]