Nom : Seydou Dramé
Origine : Côte d’Ivoire
Instruments : Tama, chant, percussions
Author, composer, singer and percussionist Seydou Drame sings universality, its musical range opens Mande through the Soul funk, Jazz Blues, Soukous … Accompanied by his group « Sagokè Groov » of artists of different backgrounds, it will prompt you to travel and dream. By mixing modern and traditional instruments songs declaimed like the griots, Seydou will appeal to both fans of traditional music that fans of modern African pop. Seydou means one who brings happiness, and this is what we feel in each of his compositions.
Musician, singer, composer, arranger, performer and presenter of workshop African percussion, Seydou DRAMA is a complete artist that finds its fulfillment on stage before an audience. Recognized by the Ministry of Culture and Francophonie of Côte d’Ivoire, he plays djembe, tama and various African percussion. It also controls the vocal techniques suited to its production. He lives in France, in Marseilles since 2003. His links with associations specialized in cultural exchange with Africa allowed him to express his talent and his artistic skills in Europe. Today is World Music is passionate. He wants to develop its production by blending African music with instruments from other cultures (cello, flute Breton …). Seydou is driving the creation, impulse musical identity albums by providing its musicians the frame that will allow them to find the tempo and melodic construction pieces. Complete artist on tour, it is concert he gave the full measure of his talent and flourishes in his art. By his energy and contagious joy, he can share with his audience the joy of being on stage. On tour for the 14/15 season, he performed with two different configurations depending on the host venues. In its complete form (6), Seydou Drame is accompanied by bass, drums, guitar, and vocals N’goni. For locations and more intimate setting, a lighter training (4 people: bass, drums, guitar) takes over.