Alpha Ousmane “Hama” Sankaré (also known as Pedro) is a western African legend. He was a fundamental member of the bands of many great artists of Mali: Ali Farka Toure, Afel Bocoum, le Troupe Regionale de Niafunké, l’Orchestre de Gao, Songhoy Allstars, and Mamadou Kelly’s BanKaiNa.
Hama’s percussion and vocals can be heard on many of Mali’s essential recordings. He is the master of contemporary calabash percussion as well as a highly influential composer, arranger and instrumentalist.
Ballébé (Clermont Music, 2018)
Niafunke (Clermont Music, 2019)