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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

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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

For years, Debademba was one of the most hidden secrets of Paris popular areas. It is by means of burning concerts, from the Olympic Cafe? to the Kafe&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

A transatlantic meeting between Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara and Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca On one hand, a musician esteemed in jazz, tradition&hellip » read more

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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

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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


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