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  • blog February 4, 2014

    Sidi Touré & Cedric Watson’s “Pa’ Janvier” Blues

    We’ve been feeling some serious Pa’ Janvier (French for “Father January” or “Spirit of Winter”) blues lately. So the time is right for this latest 78 Project episode with International Blues Express, a collaboration of Malian musicians Sidi Touré and … Read more »

  • blog October 26, 2013

    Sidi Touré Up Close

    Afropop staff-writers Sam Backer and Morgan Greenstreet met with Malian guitarist and singer Sidi Touré on his most recent trip to New York. He invited us into his small room in a beautiful West village hotel. Sidi served the writers delicious … Read more »

  • blog September 30, 2013

    Sidi Toure- Live at the Highline Ballroom

    In the wake of the democratic election of Mali’s new president, years of political unrest leading to the takeover of his homeland, Gao, and his subsequent relocation to Mali’s capital, Bamako; Sidi Toure took to the stage once again at … Read more »

  • video September 16, 2013

    Afropop Premier: Sidi Toure- “Ay Hora”

    Given the difficult conditions which have faced Mali’s musical culture over the past year, the burst of creative response that the crisis and war have elicited from the nation’s musicians has been nothing less than astounding. The latest in a … 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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