Sens Sagna is a professional Senegalese dancer and songwriter, storyteller, choreographer and performer. Sens provides workshops, educational talks, and vibrant and inspiring live performances with his band Sens Sagna and the Kajamor Family. Sens originates from the Cassamance region of Senegal, West Africa and grew up in Gambia. Sens is known for his drumming and dance holidays and tours to Abené his home town in Cassamance. Cassamance has a strong history in maintaining culture through rhythm, song, storytelling and dance. Sens comes from the Jolla tribe and the Mandinka tribe. Sens performs and teaches both choreographed and freestyle dance, to rhythms from Jolla, Mandinka and Olof cultures.
Currently Sens provides regular dance classes and workshops; is artistic director and lead singer of performance group ‘Sens Sagna and the Kajamor Family’ as well as collaborating with a range of other artists at events throughout the country and overseas.
The Sens Sagna and the Kajamor Family band based in Manchester came together to create music. The band plays infectious afro reggae grooves, Afrobeat and raw African beats to create an unique sound in world music tradition.
Performances of note include:
London Olympics gala performance
Opening of Saint Mary’s Hospital Manchester in the presence of Her Royal Majesty the Queen
Moovin Festival 2018 https://www.facebook.com/moovinevent/videos/3076765785711766
Womad yearly since 2005 https://womad.co.uk/workshops/
Toured with the Lions of Africa
World Music Workshop Festival – Drum Camp 2018
Over 300 schools, Colleges and Universities
Abroad at numerous International Festivals (see Voices & Choices in Sudan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYyt5fQRgi0&fbclid=IwAR1V39PGsPUziBUNwx4MJ6ETbLMIQgD6zsS5LYqaYGn9i7AD-kWA-A6E1lA
You can see Sens Sangna’s work at the following sites:
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KajamorFamily/
Sound files- https://www.reverbnation.com/kajamorfamily