Laurent Camara is one of Guinea's great virtuosos of the djembe. In 1973 he joined Ballet Djoliba National, playing alongside other masterful drummers such as Mamady Keita and M'Bemba Bangoura. In 1986 he became a lead soloist in Les Ballets Africains, touring with them until the year 2000. In 1985 joined Percussions de Guinea and performed with them for 2 years. Laurent has been connected with the Wula Drum Company for many years, and has worked with a dance company in Tallahassee for over 5 years, among various other teaching and performance situations.
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