3MA
3MA
  • country:Mali
  • region:West Africa
  • style(s):Acoustic
  • label:MAD MINUTE MUSIC
  • type:Trio
  • gender:male
  • instrumentation:instrumental
  • artist submitted by:Mad Minute Music

Line up

  • BALLAKÉ SISSOKO  (KORA)
  • DRISS EL MALMOUNI (OUD)
  • REJERY (VALIHA)

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3MA is the meeting of three string-instrument virtuosi, emblematic of their countries in Africa, but also of generous artists who share a musical passion, a reciprocal dialogue and a beautiful friendship.

In 2006 when the Malian kora magician Ballaké Sissoko, the Moroccan maestro of the oud Driss El Maloumi and the Malagasy prince of valiha Rajery met, they could have stopped like so many others after a bunch of concerts and one final recording. But the miraculous tremor that rose from their instruments when they began playing together still resonates today. Driven by the pleasure of an exceptional musical relationship but also a human one, they have met regularly since, and always joyfully,their reunions always enriching their solo careers.