Youssou N'Dour & Aurelio Martínez

Aurelio Martínez, Protégé taking a percussion lesson with Moustapha Thio Mbaye, one of Senegal’s most famous percussionists and a member of Youssou N'Dour's group. Medina of Dakar, Dakar, Senegal, 2008.

Aurelio Martínez, Protégé taking a percussion lesson with Moustapha Thio Mbaye, one of Senegal’s most famous percussionists and a member of Youssou N'Dour's group. Medina of Dakar, Dakar, Senegal, 2008.

Youssou N'Dour, Mentor, discussing music with his Protégé Aurelio Martínez. Villa "les Hibiscus" in Yoff Toundoup Rya. Dakar, Senegal, 2008.

Youssou N'Dour, Mentor, discussing music with his Protégé Aurelio Martínez. Villa "les Hibiscus" in Yoff Toundoup Rya. Dakar, Senegal, 2008.

Aurelio Martínez, Protégé, at Studio '99 Records' to make a recording of his music. Dakar, Senegal, 2008.

Aurelio Martínez, Protégé, at Studio '99 Records' to make a recording of his music. Dakar, Senegal, 2008.

Portraits of Aurelio Martínez, Protégé, on a walk on a hill overlooking Dakar. Dakar, Senegal, 2008.

Portraits of Aurelio Martínez, Protégé, on a walk on a hill overlooking Dakar. Dakar, Senegal, 2008.

Youssou N'Dour, Mentor, gives musical advice to his Protégé Aurelio Martínez. Villa "les Hibiscus" in Yoff Toundoup Rya. Dakar, Senegal, 2008.

Youssou N'Dour, Mentor, gives musical advice to his Protégé Aurelio Martínez. Villa "les Hibiscus" in Yoff Toundoup Rya. Dakar, Senegal, 2008.

Youssou N'Dour, Mentor (right), and Aurelio Martínez, Protégé, chat before the start of an open-air concert given by Youssou N’Dour in Yoff, north-western Dakar. Dakar, Senegal, 2008.

Youssou N'Dour, Mentor (right), and Aurelio Martínez, Protégé, chat before the start of an open-air concert given by Youssou N’Dour in Yoff, north-western Dakar. Dakar, Senegal, 2008.

Aurelio Martínez, Protégé, in the Fortress of Santa Barbara, in Trujillo, Colon, Honduras. Trujillo, Colon department, Honduras, 2009.

Aurelio Martínez, Protégé, in the Fortress of Santa Barbara, in Trujillo, Colon, Honduras. Trujillo, Colon department, Honduras, 2009.

In La Ceiba, hometown to Protégé Aurelio Martínez (left), school authorities want to find the funds to allow many more children to take music lessons.  La Ceiba, Honduras, 2009.

In La Ceiba, hometown to Protégé Aurelio Martínez (left), school authorities want to find the funds to allow many more children to take music lessons. La Ceiba, Honduras, 2009.

Aurelio Martínez, Protégé, performing in a poor township. Ouakam, quartier Boulga 3, Dakar, Senegal, 2008.

Aurelio Martínez, Protégé, performing in a poor township. Ouakam, quartier Boulga 3, Dakar, Senegal, 2008.