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/Mike Cameron (drums, percussion)