Juldeh Camara

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Born in 1966 in Basse, West Africa, Juldeh Camara is a Gambian griot and master musician. His blind father received the gift of music from forest spirits who took the use of his eyes in return. Playing the Ritti, a one- stringed fiddle, he participated as a griot in traditional Fula society. Camara has been recognised as the leading ritti player in the world. Camara has played with The Blind Boys of Alabama, Batani Marimba and kora player Seckou Keita. More recently he has establised a successful partnership with Justin Adams, releasing their collaborative album "Soul Science" and "Tell No ... Read more

Born in 1966 in Basse, West Africa, Juldeh Camara is a Gambian griot and master musician. His blind father received the gift of music from forest spirits who took the use of his eyes in return. Playing the Ritti, a one- stringed fiddle, he participated as a griot in traditional Fula society. Camara has been recognised as the leading ritti player in the world. Camara has played with The Blind Boys of Alabama, Batani Marimba and kora player Seckou Keita. More recently he has establised a successful partnership with Justin Adams, releasing their collaborative album "Soul Science" and "Tell No Lies" in May 2009 and the acclaimed "In Trance" in 2011, which was a favorite on many reviewers' year-end "Best Of" lists.

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Born in 1966 in Basse, West Africa, Juldeh Camara is a Gambian griot and master musician. His blind father received the gift of music from forest spirits who took the use of his eyes in return. Playing the Ritti, a one- stringed fiddle, he participated as a griot in traditional Fula society. Camara has been recognised as the leading ritti player in the world. Camara has played with The Blind Boys of Alabama, Batani Marimba and kora player Seckou Keita. More recently he has establised a successful partnership with Justin Adams, releasing their collaborative album "Soul Science" and "Tell No Lies" in May 2009 and the acclaimed "In Trance" in 2011, which was a favorite on many reviewers' year-end "Best Of" lists.

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Born in 1966 in Basse, West Africa, Juldeh Camara is a Gambian griot and master musician. His blind father received the gift of music from forest spirits who took the use of his eyes in return. Playing the Ritti, a one- stringed fiddle, he participated as a griot in traditional Fula society. Camara has been recognised as the leading ritti player in the world. Camara has played with The Blind Boys of Alabama, Batani Marimba and kora player Seckou Keita. More recently he has establised a successful partnership with Justin Adams, releasing their collaborative album "Soul Science" and "Tell No Lies" in May 2009 and the acclaimed "In Trance" in 2011, which was a favorite on many reviewers' year-end "Best Of" lists.

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