About Aïyb Dieng

About Aïyb Dieng

Aïyb Dieng is a Senegalese drummer and percussionist. He has worked and recorded frequently with Bill Laswell.

He was born and raised in Senegal. By the age of 14 he was playing professionally in a band that consisted of nine relatives.

Dieng received his first album credit on Brian Eno and Jon Hassell's 1980 Fourth World, Vol. 1: Possible Musics, playing percussion on conga drums and a clay drum called ghatam.

Soon after, he worked with Masabumi Kikuchi on Susto. Read more on Last.fm


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