Issa Coulibaly began studying the djembe and dun dun drums as a child in his home city of Bamako, Mali, West Africa. His skill and reputation grew as a master drummer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and arranger. Issa toured Africa and Europe extensively before emigrating to America. He continues to travel, performing and teaching as the lead drummer and music director of his own company, Crocodile River Music. For more information about Issa, visit: www.issacoulibaly.com.