The Salacoe Trio presents to you an electrifying evening of African celebration! Featuring an unconventional line up of Abel Selaocoe (Cello and Voice), Sidiki Dembele ( Kora, Ngoni, Djembe/African percussion) and Ali Mcmath (Double Bass and Voice). The artists have respectively played in prestigious festivals and venues such as BBC Proms at Royal Albert Hall, Womad Festival, Manchester Jazz Festival, Bridgewater Hall and on BBC Radio 3.
The trio has a vibrant and virtuosic rhythmic expression coupled with powerful traditional melodies. It’s made of a raw and colourful blend of African cultures. From Griot music a tradition spanning centuries of civilisation in West Africa, being passed down through the generations, carrying with it an ancient culture of story-telling and musical celebration to the soulful South African township music that expresses its powerful history.