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An unlikely combo: Cellist Vincent Segal and kora player Ballake Sissoko. Pierre Emmanuel Rastoin hide caption

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Deceptive Cadence

When A Cello And A Kora Come Together

Hear what happens when a classically trained cellist and a West African kora player collide. A new album by Vincent Segal and Ballake Sissoko unfolds in music of quiet beauty.

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