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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