Traversées is the latest release featuring the on-going collaboration between the Senegalese griot Ablaye Cissoko and Montreal-based group Constantinople. The album was released earlier in 2019 and I’m so happy to share that it has received a glowing 5-star review in the world-music magazine Songlines: ‘One of the most beautiful discs of the year so […]

The trip with Constantinople and Ablaye Cissoko to Adelaide, Australia and New Plymouth, New Zealand for WOMAD was a great success. After a concert in Toulouse, we flew east for the first stop at WOMADelaide 2018. Quite a thrill to be finally visiting Australia and performing at WOMAD, one of the world’s great festivals, under […]

Very excited to be packing and planning for next week’s tour with Constantinople and Ablaye Cissoko … in Australia and New Zealand! It’s my first trip down under. And it’s for WOMADdelaide and WOMAD New Zealand (in New Plymouth), which is extra exciting. I have always sort of imagined Australia as not-quite-real, sort of a dream, […]

It’s 2017. How did that happen? I’m happy to be traveling to a number of exciting locales this year. From January 23 to February 6, Thomas Carbou and I will take our ‘Impulse’ project to France and Switzerland for 8 concerts. More info here. I’m also looking forward to returning to Rajasthan, India, this time […]