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  • blog November 14, 2013

    Leni Stern Takes It On “Jelell”

    It shouldn’t be a surprise that Leni Stern is still making great music, but sometimes it takes a bit of a nudge to make you realize it. Her career is far from new, she’s hopped her fair share of genres, and … Read more »

  • review December 28, 2012

    Smoke, No Fire

    The core of this album is a well-developed musical friendship between Stern and Harouna Samake, whose sterling kamele n’goni (young man’s harp) has graced recordings and performances by wassoulou diva Sali Sidibe, and, more recently, Mali music icon Salif Keita. Stern and Samake have a sound. Read more »

  • blog September 25, 2012

    Musicians for Mali: NYC Benefit Concert

    Awa Sangho, (c) Jack Vartoogian/FrontRowPhotos) On Saturday, September 22, NYC’s City Winery was the site for a truly special grassroots benefit concert, Musicians for Mali. Co-produced by the Mali-inspired jam band Toubab Krewe, public radio’s Afropop Worldwide and New York’s … Read more »

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