Henri is based in London and performs western African folk music mainly from Senegal, Mali, Guinea and Kongo using an acoustic guitar and vocals. He also plays various African percussions like the djembe, sabar, assiko and congas
When not performing solo, he leads the group Kasumai with a dynamic percussion section contributing secular and spiritual rhythms. This ensemble may incorporate a variety of instruments including balafon, violin, saxophone, drums, bass and dancers.
He has shared stage with Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Angelique Kidjo, Alpha Blondy, Baaba Maal, Zap Mama, Pape and Cheikh, Donald Byrd, Rokia Traore, Amadou et Mariam, Oliver Mtukudzi, Angelique Kidjo, Habib Koite, Mahlatini and various other traditional and ethnic musicians.
Henri is available for workshops is schools and corporate team building days in London, Greater London and the Home Counties.