Tata Dindin Jobarteh, Kora Musician
"Ebraima "Tata Dindin" Jobarteh the oldest son of kora jeli (musician) Malamini Jobarteh, was born in Brikama, the Gambia in 1965. Tata started when he was 6 years old under the guidance of his father. With Alhaji Bai Konte and his two sons Dembo and Bakaba living next door, Tata grew up in a rich setting. Here he learned the traditional Manding history and music as well as the skills needed to build his own kora.