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Jali Musa Jawara
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Djeli Moussa Diawara, born 1962 in Kankan, Guinea is a Kora player (Korafola), a composer, and singer. Short Biography Djeli Moussa Diawara (also known as Jali Musa Jawara) was born to a family of the Griot tribe. His father was a balafon player, and his mother a singer. His half-brother, sharing the same mother, is Mory Kanté. He became a « jali » or « djeli », mandingo word for Griot. He learned to play the balafon, the kora and the guitar. At 18 he played with his half-brother, who led the legendary R...