Ahmed Janka Nabay is a Sierra-Leonean musician who has been a major figure in Bubu Music, a traditionally Muslim music which is played by up to 20 musicians blowing into bamboo pipes of different sizes.
Janka Nabay recorded his album in Forensic Studios in Freetown during the Sierra Leonean Civil War. Since moving to Philadelphia in the mid-1990s, Janka Nabay has continued to play bubu music, including a performance at the CMJ College Music Marathon in New York in 2009.
Janka Nabay is of Mandigo and Timini descent, two of the ethnic groups within Sierra Leone .
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