Articles tagged senegal

13 Oct 2010 // 9:58 PM

Carlou D: Muzikr

Fragments of sweet quick rapping here and there. Handsome voice. Startling falsetto.

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Baaba Maal + Playing for Change: 14 June 2010 - New York

Baaba Maal and a battery of percussionists led a festive dance party at Central Park's Summerstage Monday night, eventually inviting the audience up to join them.

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Daby Balde: Le Marigot Club Dakar

Balde's album may be too local a pleasure for the tastes of many world music fans. But for those who found Baaba Maal's latest a little too globetrottingly bewildering, this may be the ideal alternative.

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24 Aug 2009 // 10:00 PM

Baaba Maal: Television

Singing has never been Baaba Maal's problem. Finding something interesting for the voice to do is more of a challenge.

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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.

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Seckou Keita Quintet, SKQ: The Silimbo Passage

Attractive Music That Likes You.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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