Nuru Kane and The BFG
Originally from Dakar, Senegal, Nuru Kane moved to Paris in the 1990’s and is now
internationally famous on the world music scene in France, North Africa and Japan.
In Paris, his vocal and multi-
While his music is loosely described as Afrobeat, Nuru’s influences take in blues, jazz, reggae and funk. All his music is laced with a persuasive dance rhythm and Nuru’s infectious sense of humour. A Nuru Kane gig takes the audience on a journey from mellow Desert Blues to a foot-
Towering well over six feet tall in trademark headgear and 24 hour sunglasses and playing his three stringed Moroccan bass – guimbri -
In 2004, Nuru Kane and his band Bayefall Gnawa invited to perform at Mali’s legendary Festival In The Desert
Their impressive performance at Festival In The Desert lead to an invitation from the UK’s Riverboat Records to record an album and he was nominated for a BBC World Music Award in 2007.