Moussa Diallo

Once Upon A Time in Mali

Music and stories

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New children's book from Moussa Diallo in Danish

Bonga is the main character in the new Danish children's brook by Moussa Diallo. The book is in hardcover and illustrated by the French artist Dominique Jal. Read more about the book (Danish only).

The Rainbow PROJECT inspires school children in Mali

Children act, sing, play and dance with humour and passion, as they compete in story telling. Moussa Diallo presents the project and tells why he is engaged in the education of African children. Read about the Rainbow Project

Moussa Diallo TrioNew photos

School concert tour with Moussa Diallo Trio October / November 2009.

Mali ProjectSchool concert tour with Moussa Diallo's Mali Project September 2009.


Concert at the release part in JazzkælderenRelease party

View photos from the double release party in Jazzkælderen. Acoustic concert with Mikkel Nordsø, Dawda Jobarteh, Salieu Dibba and Klaus Menzer.

Go Global 2008Go Global World Music Award 2008

Moussa Diallo was in May awarded with the national music prize Go Global. In the motivation the jury wrote "during his travels in Mali the price winner has recorded traditional music and combined his two ethnical backgrounds in a very dynamical world music expression." You can see for yourself when Moussa Diallos performs at 14 concerts in Jutland during the festival Go Global Nord. Check out the tour dates to see when and where. The tour will start when Moussa Diallo's band opens for Angelique Kidjo in Hjørring on August 30. Also visit the Go Global website for more info about the world music festival in Northern Jutland.

Video: koncert

Mini documentary and interview from ZIFF

View the video from Moussa's visit at the Zanzibar International Film festival 2007. The documentary was produced by Bram Vergeer. View video.

Mali Blues med Moussa Diallo

Moussa Diallo Mali Blues Sextet

In 2007 Moussa Diallo invited 4 fantastic musicians from his home country of Mali featuring the great singer Amy Sacko and the internationally renown n'goni player Bassékou Kouyaté. View the photos from 'Global' and read the concert review in Gaffa (Danish only)

Ken Gudman award 2006

Moussa Diallo was honored the Ken Gudman Award. The award is given to a Danish musician who has made special contribution to the Danish music scene. Ken Gudman stands for personality, musicianship and integrity. The award was presented at a big show in Amager Bio, with special performances by Annisette, Anne Linnets Marquis de Sade, Bassekou Kouyaté, Mikkel Nordsø, Klaus Menzer, Basiru Suso, Ayi Solomon, Dawda Jobarteh, Palle Mikkelborg and many more. See Click here to launch a slideshow from the special concert..

Moussa takes part of a health meeting in MaliMoussa Diallo has recently been named Ambassador for the Danish organization BØRNEfonden

Moussa has visited some of the organization's projects in Mali. Read an article from Børnefonden about one of his visits (in DANISH) (1 MB - opens in a new window)

Concerts for kids: Once upon a time... in Mali

You feel like dancing when Moussa Diallo hits the bass, but did you know that he is also great at telling stories from Africa? Moussa is currently touring with a captivating musical performances based on his CD and book 'Once Upon a Time in Mali'.

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