Welcome to the website for Samba Sene & Diwan.

Based in Edinburgh, UK, with roots in Senegal, Africa, and around the world.

The band is an eclectic mix of musicians, led by charismatic Dakar-born singer Samba Sene. The music is an exuberant fusion of funky mbalax/Afrobeat grooves, with undercurrents of ska, rock and Senegalese soul.

The current core lineup is Samba Sene with Akin Fatunmbi (elec guitar, mandolin), Angus Rutherford (bass guitar), Jonny Christie (drums, percussion)