Boubacar Djiga is a master musician born in a griot family in Burkina Faso. An accomplished multi-instrumentalist, M. Djiga was the lead Djembé drummer and composer for the national ballet of Burkina Faso and is a permanent faculty member at EDIT in Ouagadougou. Djiga is a master Jeli Ngoni player, a traditional guitar from West Africa. He is the founder and artistic director of the very acclaimed Kundé Blues band. He has recorded and toured with Smarty, Dafra Kura, Rido Bayonne, Bil Aka Kora, Alif Naaba, Abdoulaye Diabaté, Issouf Kienou, and Awa Melone and others.