Ellika Solo Rafael: NOW
Violinist Ellika Frisell and singer/koraplayer Solo Cissokho has been an appreciated duo since 1998. After two prize winning albums and winning the BBC World Music Award they have become a trio with the addition of Mexican percussion maestro Rafael Sida. Ellika stems from the rich swedish folk tradition, Solo is a griot from Senegal, a storyteller, singer and wandering musician. Rafael Sida is an important member of the swedish jazz- and world music scene since many years. Together they create a colorful mixture of Swedish, Senegalese and Mexican music that highlights their strong individuality in a lyrical, swinging unique music to listen and/or dance to.
PS! NOW WAS JUST AWARDED SONGLINES “TOP OF THE WORLD”