Musicians

Souleymane Touré: Talking Drum, Djembe
"Berlin Dougoutigi"

Moussa Coulibaly: Djembe, Bobo-Balafon
High-Speed Djembefola aus Burkina Faso

Gordon Odametey: Kpalongo
www.drum-afrika.de
Gordon Odametey is Ga out of Ghana. Fat Groove, 100% Relaxation!

Hannes Kies: Saxophone, Clarinet, Tambin
www.hanneskies.de

Marc Lohr: Drums
www.marclohr.com
Beautiful Drummer from Luxembourg. This guy has total pitch and the finest touch ever.

Abdul Aziz Sinka: Djembe, Talking Drum
Burkina Faso verleiht diesem Mann den Orden für besondere Verdienste im Bereich des Kulturaustausches zwischen Europa & Westafrika.

Essaid Salmane: Vocals, Guembri
www.myspace.com
Gnawa Malem from Marrakech. Lives in old Kassbah and is dedicated to the colour black!

Mohktar Gania: Vocals, Guembri
www.facebook.com
Gnawa Malem from Essaouira.

Hans Lüdemann: Piano
www.hansluedemann.de
Super Pianoplayer from Cologne.

Aly Keita: Balafon
www.alykeita.com
The King of the Balafon

Mamadou Cherif Soumano: Kora
Fullstomping Kora Power from Mali.

Habib ″Dia″ Sangaré: Bolon
www.facebook.com
That′s the Bassfrequenz we want to hear!

Mamadou Sow: Tambin
The most virtous Fluteplayer there is at the Moment!

Aziz Kouyaté: Kora
www.azizkuyateh.com
Koraplayer in Frankfurt

Djelifily Sacko: Kora
Koraplayer in Berlin



Ethnologen

Dr.Rainer Polak
www.hfmt-koeln.de
Specialist for the Djembestyle played at parties in Bamako,Mali

Mamadou Dante
www.danteproductions.com
Philosopher, Specialist for Malian-History, Music-Producer

Dr.Anja Fischer
www.imuhar.eu
Author of the book: "The Art of Speech & Communication"
Specialist for the secret language of the Touaregs or correct: "Imuhar"

Benjamin Diviné
www.africanrythm.com
Zusammenstellung von Rhythmen der Mandinke & Peul

Dr.Edda Brandes
www.benkadi.org
Producer of a complete Series of traditional Music from Mali

Dr.Gerhard Kubik
www.Kubik.org
Superhero of African Musicethnologie


Journalists

Conseil des Maliens de l´Exterieur d l´Allemagne
http://www.cme-rfa.org/cmea/
Malian Politics & Culture

Mali-Infos-Blog
http://mali-infos.blog.de/
Blog about Malian Politics & Culture

The African Music Encyclopedia
www.africanmusic.org
Online-Encyclopedia about African Music

Florent Mazzoleni
www.secretsong.fr
This guy is a book about Westafrican Music. He´s got ALL the Vinyls & he knows ALL the songs!

Lonam- Das afrikanische Magazin
www.lonam.de
Monatszeitung von Herausgeber Hervé Tcheumeleu

Ingo Voupel
Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui.
Supersonic Jazz, "Planet Platte!"

Peter Pannke
www.peterpannke.de
Philosopher, Musician & Specialst for Troubadour Tradition



Distribution

"DiscAfrica" by Theo Amenouve

Plattenplanet X-Berg by Ingo Voupel

"Peulpromotion Ltd." by Saidou Barry (Berlin)
www.traditionellemusik.de

"Peulpromotion Ltd." by Samuel Lares (Montpellier)
www.fulaflute.com

"Argile Music" by Dieter Weberpals
www.argile-music.de/"
Label, Distribution, Verlag & Konzertagentur



Teaching, Courses

Beat-Etage by Nathan Berg
www.beat-etage.de
Djembe-Schule in Berlin

Welt Musik Institut by William
www.Global-Music-Academy.de
This Institute teaches WorldmusicInstruments in Berlin and educates Musicians in EastAfrica to be able to save their culturula traditions.

Fula Flute by Thomas Vahle
www.fulaflute.net
http://pipl.com/directory/name/Sow/Saidou/

"Peulpromotion Ltd." by Samuel Lares (Montpellier)
www.fulaflute.com



Orgaisations & Associations

Francois Benseignor @ IRMA
www.irma.asso.fr
The Networking Guru in Worldwide Worldmusicbuisiness

CPMDT (Centre professionel pour la musique et les danses traditionel)
www.cpmdt.fr
French Organisation supporting traditional music in Europe

Giga Institute Hamburg (z.Hd. Andreas Mehler)
www.giga-hh.de
Forschungsinstitut für politische, wirtschaftliche und gesellschaftliche Entwicklungen in der 3.Welt

Afrikaverein Freudenstadt
www.afrika-fest.org
Organisatoren des Afrikafestivals in Freudenstadt

Interkulturelle & urbane Begegnungen e.V. (Roch Kouakou)
www.interkulturellebegegnungen.de
Organisatoren des Afrikafestivals in Passau

Afrikaverein der deutschen Wirtschaft e.V.
www.afrikaverein.de
Organisation um Afrika als Handelspartner für Deutschland zu gewinnen

Centre Culturel Germano-Malien (CCGM)
www.CCGM-KG.de
Dependance of Goethe Institute in Mali

Rhythmus & Klang e.V
www.traditionellemusik.de
Organisation of Musicians looking for relations in Riddim & Sound

Mali Hilfe etc
Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui.



Studios

Studio "On Air" by Ahmed Chouraqui (Berlin)
www.onair13.de
Beautiful Studio in X-Berg with excellente Coffee!

Tucapel Studio by Pablo Paredes (Köln)
www.tucapel.org
Noble, high end Sound from the Rheinländer Alps.

Urban Art Studio by Fulvio Zafret (Trieste)
www.urbanartstudio.org
If James Joyce would have been a musician he would have recorded here.

Studio Mali by Konan Kouassi (Bamako)
www.studiomali.com
Super Studio, super Equipment.

Humble Ark Studio by Manjul (Bamako)
www.humblearkstudio.org
Roots Reagge Sound from Mali

HeyRec Studio by Helmut Erler (Berlin)
www.heyrec.org
Excellent Vintage-Dub-Equipment

Beaver Creek Studio by Benjamin Spitzmüller (Berlin)
Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui.
Dedicated to the beautiful Ethiopien-Jazz-Sound



IMPORT & EXPORT

"Lafia" by Mamadou Kanouté
www.lafia.de
Art, Music & Food from Italy and Westafrica

Paco Niame
www.paconiame.de
Instrumente, Kleidung & Kunsthandwerk aus Senegal



Photographer/ Film

Rainer Schwentzfeier
Reuters, Africa Journal, Filmproduktionen

Hans Jörg Heinrich
www.come-me-lion.com
Filmproduktionen über Jazz & traditionelle Musik aus Westafrika

Oliver Baas
www.baasblog.com
Photograph

Emelie Delugeau
www.emeliedelugeau.com
Photographin