Cheick Tidiane Seck

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Cheick Tidiane Seck
Birth nameCheick Amadou Tidiane Seck
Born(1953-12-11)December 11, 1953[1]
Ségou, Mali
OriginBamako, Mali
GenresAfrican music
South African jazz
Occupation(s)Musician, arranger, composer
Years activeEarly 1970s – present
LabelsUniversal Jazz France, Because Music

Cheick Tidiane Seck (born December 11, 1953) is a Malian musician, arranger and composer. He has written for and played with African artists including Fela Kuti, Mory Kanté, Salif Keita, Youssou N'Dour and for jazz bands (Hank Jones, Dee Dee Bridgewater). He has also collaborated with musicians Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz, Rocket Juice & the Moon) and Mamadou Diabate (Masaba Kan).


  • MandinGroove (2003)
  • Sabaly (2008)
  • Guerrier (2013)
  • Timbuktu - The Music of Randy Weston[2] (2018)

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  1. ^ (in French) Archived July 22, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Timbuktu - The Music of Randy Weston, by Cheick Tidiane Seck". The Music Of Project. Retrieved August 17, 2021.

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