Fatoumata Diawara for Guitarist magazine

Fatoumata Diawara for Guitarist

Fatoumata Diawara, photographed for the latest issue of Guitarist.

Fatoumata Diawara portrait with her red Gibson guitar
Fatoumata Diawara photographed in Bristol, for Guitarist magazine.
Photo by Adam Gasson / adamgasson.com

The Grammy Award nominee, famous for blending southern Malian music with her ubiquitous red Gibson, had the pleasure of being photographed at the side of a Premier Inn bar in Bristol (massive thanks to the staff there for being extra helpful to a photographer turning up under the impression we had a meeting room set up…)

Fatoumata Diawara, Bristol, 4 February 2020. Photo by Adam Gasson / adamgasson.com / Guitarist

The full interview by Rod Brakes is a great read, delving into Fatoumata’s influences and style.

Recent work by Bristol music photographer Adam Gasson.

Shot on a Sony a7r II with Pixapro lighting (PIKA200 key, CITI600 Pro rim lights)

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