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  • video April 9, 2014

    Bassekou Kouyate live video from Afropop’s 25th Anniversary Gala!

    Back in September, Afropop Worldwide celebrated our 25th anniversary in style, with a gala concert at City Winery featuring many of our favorite musicians, including Malian ngoni virtuoso Bassekou Kouyate and his band Ngoni Ba. They played a bring-down-the-house set to … Read more »

  • blog September 20, 2013

    Afropop’s 25th Anniversary Gala: One for the History Books!

    (Above: Georges Collinet, Sean Barlow, Bassekou Kouyate. All photographs by Jason Gardner.) A lot happened in three hours at the City Winery in New York last night, as Afropop Worldwide celebrated 25 years on the air in grand style. Five … Read more »

  • program July 19, 2012

    Roots Reinvented in Mali & Egypt

    Grammy nominated ngoni virtuoso Bassekou Kouyate and his 8 piece band Ngoni Ba wowed the crowd recently at Lincoln Center. Ngoni Ba re-wired the ancient ngoni to create a dense, 21st century sound. We’ll hear the concert and talk with … Read more »

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