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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 »

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