, was recorded in a studio in conakry with a cast of 15 musicians, including bala, djembe, dunun, krin, fula flute and vocals. fana now lives in portland, oregon.
tracklist: mane, yoki, kaninya soli, toumbou seh-seh, serewa, santamaria, korofola, 2 doigts, foret (krin), konden.
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growing up in conakry, fana studied with lamine 'lopez' soumah, koumbana conde, bolokada conde and ali sylla. fana was a performing member of ballets africains and percussions de guinee for 8 years. he also was percussion director for ballet fareta for 9 years. this led to the guinean ministry of culture declaring him a master drummer in 2008. this disc,