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Monday, August 22 2011

Madina N’Diaye: Bimogow

Madina N'Diaye plays an elegant kora.


Wednesday, April 15 2009

Toubab Krewe: Live at the Orange Peel

The West African touch Justin Perkins brings in with his kora and kamel ngoni gives the American rock sound something to work with.


Thursday, January 15 2009

Ablaye Cissoko & Volker Goetze:Sira

Sira is lovely in lots of small and unobtrusive ways -- it sort of wanders up to you, does its thing gently for a while, then melts away into the foliage, mission accomplished.


Monday, October 13 2008

Seckou Keita Quintet, SKQ: The Silimbo Passage

Attractive Music That Likes You.


Wednesday, October 1 2008

Jayme Stone and Mansa Sissoko: Africa to Appalachia

The kora, with its lacelike and intricate patterns of notes, is the more attention-catching instrument, and you could easily forget that this album is a partnership and start to think of it as a Mansa Sissoko project.


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