Djaté

Djaté
© http://www.djate.com/
Song writer/composer
Column : Music

Djaté, lends his name to the band. The name, originated from Mali, Africa, meaning "Strength of a Lion." Originally from the Caribbean Island of Dominica, Djaté is now a Colorado resident. The band has been rockin' roots reggae in the Rockies and beyond. As one reporter said "Djaté brings culture to the Rockies." Along with his experienced band, Djaté has played with the likes of Culture, Mikey Dread, Leroy Sibbles, Max Romeo, even playing on a few tracks with Izzy Stradlin, formerly of "Guns & Roses." Djaté has opened for various acts including: Third World, Pato Banton, Damian Marley, Lucky Dube, Toots & The Maytals, Black Uhuru, Steel Pulse, Jimmy Cliff and the Legendary Wailers.

Djaté is a Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist & Composer.

Awards:
?"Best Male Vocalist" Chicago.
?"Best Cultural and Original Band" Houston.
? Finalist in the prestigious world-wide "John Lennon Songwriting Contest" with his original songs "Wanna Be Love." in'03 and "Why Can`t We All Just Get Along" in'04.

Partners

  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • PACIFIC ARTS ALLIANCE
  • FURTHER ARTS
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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