Kora player who was a drummer in the music group Baka Beyond, and later formed the Seckou Keita Quartet in 2004. He was once nominated for a prestigious BBC World Music Award in 2001.
He began performing internationally in 1996.
He was nominated for a BBC Radio 3 World Music Award in 2001.
His uncle was his mentor in the beginning of his music career.
He was born in the same country as singer Baaba Maal.