03
Wednesday
October
Malick Koly & Kounadya – Oct. 03

Minton's playhouse
206 West 118th Street

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EVENT DETAILS

DOORS OPEN at 6PM
FIRST SET 7:30PM

 

1st Set
7:30pm – Doors 6pm

2nd Set
9:30pm – Doors 9pm

Sets are 1 hour long
The admission price is $10.00 Sun- Wed. and $20 Thu- Sat. per set PLUS a 2 drink minimum. *
* Admission may increase depending upon a given week’s performance schedule.
During performances, quiet is enforced

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

 

Malick Koly is a rapidly up-and-coming young jazz drummer and composer working in the vibrant New York City jazz scene. He spent his early childhood in Ivory Coast and Montpellier, traveling with his parents, the famed Malian singer-songwriter-dancer and drummer Awa Sangho, known as ‘The Golden Voice of Mali’ and Franco-Guinean musical impresario, director and playwright. At 12 he moved with his mother to the United States where he attended High School in California where he excelled at drumming and completed his secondary school studies. Upon graduating high school, he came to NYC to study at in the Jazz and Contemporary Music program at the New School.

He was mentored by Reginald Worman, Wallace Roney, Antoine Roney, Will Calhoun, Marc Cary, Curtis Lundy, Nasheet Waits, Michael Carvin and others, and began playing professionally as a sideman in the bands of Charnett Moffett, Curtis Lundy, Bill Saxton, Reggie Workman, Marc Cary, Michael Mwenso and the Shakes, Brooklyn Raga Massive. Malick is a prolific composer, and formed his own band Malick Koly‘s Kounadya in 2016 and was honoured to be booked for the band’s debut performances at the Jazz At Lincoln Center Atrium,