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Influences: African , India , West European
Genres: afro-folk-jazz
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About: Sarro & ST Fusion
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About: Sarro
Native of the dakaroise suburb, Oumar Sarr alias Sarro is a member of nuggets of the Senegalese
music. His album " Tomorrow " taken out in 2015 dedicates the beginning of a promising
In his album taken out in April, 2015, he dedicates an emotional tribute to his deceased father.
This opus, at the same time as it evokes the sadness of the loss of a dear being, is a hymn in the
hope and in life. "Babylon", "Domou Adama", "Maman" and "Tomorrow", four titles of the
album approach every problems haunting the everyday life of the men. They also denounce the
defects of the company and invite Africa upon awakening. Sarro made of the Afro-acoustics his
musical style. The artist also feeds a very big sensibility for the jazz music as he eventually
mastered by means of practice. With finely chiselled texts and sometimes melancholic voice,
Oumar Sarr has already traced a promising musical way. Born in the dakaroise suburb, to Pikine,
Oumar Sarr began the very young music. The teenager played the conductor by getting back
diverse objects to make it musical instruments. A passion which pursues it until the adulthood.
He sacrificed his mobile and a pair of shoes to buy to himself his first guitar. After the end of his
training in 2010, he becomes a professor at the school Voice music of Dakar. Afterward, he is
going to form his music group " Sarro and Get the feeling ".
The artist signs contracts with cabarets and nightclubs dakarois … His participation since a few
years in the Jazz festival of Saint-Louis with the international choir "Afrikiyo" contributed to
regild his experience and to perfect his talent. Sarro takes part for two years in crossed
collaborations music and contemporary dance in a permanent way. It is in this context that he
had to share the stage with the choreographer of Niger Abdallah Ousmane Yacouba in " Xol sa
boop " then with the Senegalese choreographer Fatou Cissé in her show " Ce qui restera… ".
Sarro made the opening of the 24th edition of the jazz festival of Saint-Louis in May, 2016 on
the scene IN for the Place Faidherbe. He carries besides the Medley Project which is an itinerant
residence with Pan-African vocation which will bring him for a period of two years to travel in
several countries in Africa. In Tangier, Sarro worked during two weeks on Dar Gnawa where he
meets and shares with Maalem Abdellah "El Gourd". Sarro participates in the first edition of
MAPAS, in Tenerife in the Canary Islands in July 2017 and in Tangier in Morocco in September
and November, 2017 respectively in WOMAAF (World Music And African Art Festival) and in
second edition of the International Festival Ibn Battuta.
In 2018 he did a India tour (New Delhi, Bangaluru and Kolkata, also in 2018 he participate in Tunisia at the El Jem World Music Festival. In 2019 he met and worked in Tenerife, Canary Island, the band of jazz ST Fusion and relased on febrary 2020 "Touki Touki" his second album with them.