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Abdallah Ag Alhousseyni more »

From Mali

Abdallah Ag Alhousseyni is one of the key members of the renowned Toureg group Tinariwen, who are currently enjoying a fantastic response to their ne&hellip » read more

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Afel Bocoum more »

From Mali

Born in Niafunke in Northern Mali, Afel Bocoum is a virtuoso guitarist of the Sonrai country, where music is tinged by the desert and gets its rhythm &hellip » read more

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Afrocubism more »

From Cuba, Mali

Fourteen years late, the all-star summit meeting finally happens Whatever - or whoever - you believe is responsible for order in the universe, some th&hellip » read more

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Amadou & Mariam more »

From Mali

Right now it feels like the defining album in a long and notable career -- an album already gone nuclear in France and looking set to charm and captur&hellip » read more

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Bako Dagnon more »

From Mali

No musical culture from Africa has had more international exposure and acclaim than that of the griots of Manden, the old heartland of the great Mali &hellip » read more

Ballaké Sissoko more »

From Mali

Ballaké Sissoko is a master of the kora, a harp with twenty-one strings and a crystalline, cascading sound. After performing with the renowned Ensembl&hellip » read more

Photo Of Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Segal

Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Segal more »

From France, Mali

Kora and cello duet - both featherlight and heavyweight If Toumani Diabate had chosen on a different path in life, Ballake Sissoko would be the planet&hellip » read more

Photo Of Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba more »

From Mali

Bassekou Kouyate's extraordinary musical journey shows that he is unquestionably the most innovative and exciting Malian musician to have emerged in r&hellip » read more

Boubacar Traoré more »

From Mali

2001 Biography: Boubacar Traoré was born in Kayes, in 1942, in the Bambara region of Mali. His nickname, Kar Kar was given to him when he was the loc&hellip » read more

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Debademba more »

From Burkina Faso, Mali

Mali's bright hopes show a firm grasp of history Were an African music aficionado to blindly walk into a room where the Debademba track Souleymane wa&hellip » read more

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Diak Haso more »

From Guinea, Mali, Senegal

Africa is the heart of music and dance, these artistic expressions were a reflection of the feelings of the people, being an essential part of their c&hellip » read more

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Djan Djan more »

From Australia, India, Mali

The kora of Mali's Mamadou Diabate, tabla of Mumbai's Bobby Singh and searing acoustic blues guitar of Australia's Jeff Lang first came together for a&hellip » read more

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Djelimady Tounkara more »

From Mali

It?d be like Keith Richards showing up for work every day at the Paddington Station branch of Yo! Sushi to play marathon sets to peckish commuters. Th&hellip » read more

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Donso more »

From France, Mali

Malian tradition meets Parisian futurism "I had no interest in making house music with African voices over it. That's already been done to death. It h&hellip » read more

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Fatoumata Diawara more »

From Mali

Oumou Sangare's old backing singer takes her place in the sun Over the past 25 or so years, Malian music has dominated how Europe hears West African &hellip » read more

Photo Of Fatoumata Diawara & Roberto Fonseca

Fatoumata Diawara & Roberto Fonseca more »

From Cuba, Mali

Brilliant transatlantic musical union The Buena Vista Social Club took a different shape that was originally intended. Initially drawn up as a summit&hellip » read more

Photo Of Habib Koité

Habib Koité more »

From Mali

Malian guitarist Habib Koité is one of Africa's most popular and recognised musicians. Habib Koité was born in 1958 in Thiès, a Senegalese town situat&hellip » read more

Idris Traore more »

From Mali

Outstanding West African Djembefola Idris was born into a long line of musical masters - join him for a frenetic workshop teaching the rhythms from hi&hellip » read more

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Issa Bagayogo more »

From Mali

Biography by Andy Morgan, July 2002: The west African nation of Mali is going through a curious boom time right now. Not only are new roads and buil&hellip » read more

Iya Sako & Vieux Bakayoko more »

From Guinea, Mali

West African djembe rhythms for mixed abilities from these two outstanding djembefolas.&hellip » read more