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Abou Sylla is a master balafonist, percussionist and Permanent Artist Resident of the United States. His career in music spans over five decades. His main percussion instrument is the "balafon," a small-keyed wooden xylophone. Abou teaches and performs globally. He lives in New Hampshire, USA.
"It does not require an educated ear to instantly appreciate that he is a master of his instrument, and in my estimation one of a handful of the best balafon players in the world."
- Chuck Cogliandro, Director, Kumandi Drums & Healing, Decatur, GA