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By davidognomo
#31457
hi,

can anyone tell me who's the guy at Mamady's right, between Mamady and Adama Dramé?
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By bkidd
#31459
i'm pretty sure that's Abdoulaye Diakite, but duga or other folks from the bay area should be able to confirm/deny this.

best,
-brian
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By Dugafola
#31464
yes. abdoulaye diakite. he taught in santa cruz for many years as well as the entire bay area. he's currently residing in his hometown of Tambacounda, Senegal.
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By Dugafola
#31466
that's definitely bolokada taken by my good friend Rick Rocamara.

i think that picture was taken in santa cruz when Percussions de Guinee came here. too bad i didnt' even know what i jembe was at that time.