Thione Diop and Yeke Yeke play traditional percussion rhythms from Senegal, Guinea and other parts of Africa. Some instruments played include djembe, djun djun,sabar and tama (talking drum).
Yeke Yeke is widely recognized in the Northwest for their powerful and expressive performances. They will take you on a musical journey through the textures and rhythms, making you want to dance with their fresh and heart-pumping grooves!
Yeke Yeke has experience playing throughout the Northwest at venues and festivals, such as, Northwest Folklife, Seattle World Rhythm Festival, Summer Meltdown, Sacred Music Festival(Vancouver, BC), The Triple Door, Evergreen College, Nectar and UW Ethnomusicology Series.