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This summer, I carried out a repair of a Timbila, a sound bar instrument used by the Chopi from Mozambique.It's bars are from Padouk-wood.[vc_separator type="transparent" thickness="5"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Origin[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" thickness="5"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]I had not heard...

As Youssouf was coming to the Netherlands  I had already planned a Balafonmeeting when he would be there. His brother Aly Keita , who lives in Berlin, wanted to visit his brother in Tilburg and chose to join the Balafonmeeting. Of course, for my students...

With a sizeable club, we played with Negunya at the 4dayswalk Alkmaar on 18 June 2022. Having already played at the Tuintonenfestival in Watergang earlier this month, we now went to Alkmaar to play for a day. Both the Djembé/Doundoun section and the balafon section...

Negunya Balafon was present at the Tuintonenfestival '22 (Festival of Garden Tunes') in Watergang on a beautiful summer day on 11 June 2022. Special guest was Youssouf Keita; Balafon builder and player born Malian, now living in Burkina Faso. In recent years, several students, and...

I always make plans to go to Burkina Faso every year. To Bobo Dioulasso, to Youssouf and Moumouni, to Hotel ZION. In 2021, the world was closed and we had to stay at home. It was uncertain for a long time whether we would be...

Youssouf gave me a video of the first harvest in Konsankuy, Mali. He made it during his recent stay there (September / October 2021). He was born and raised there and his family still lives there for a large part. Now that the end of...