Korason Communion Tour
This concert is a communion between musicians and listeners in ancient and sacred spaces that
have been devoted to peace, mediation and harmony for centuries; Kora and guitar music that
will inspire and beguile you in some of Wales's most beautiful places of worship.
Wales-based duo Josh Doughty (kora) and Tim Short (guitar) were introduced to each other by
world-famous Ngoni player Bassekou Kouyaté at the festival du Niger in Segou, Mali, back in
Widely recognised as one of the greatest non-African kora players, Josh was introduced to the
kora at the age of a young age when he was mentored by revered Malian kora maestro Toumani
Diabaté who continues to take a keen role in his development. Josh is in demand for his teaching
skills, and also played on Sampha's 2017 Mecury award-winning album "Process". Multi-
instrumentalist Tim has toured and recorded for over 30 years, playing with The Waterboys, Afro
Cluster, and Joe Driscoll and Seckou.