Bassekou Kouyate at Grounds

Where

Grounds
Pieter de Hoochweg 125, 3024 BG
Rotterdam
Map
010 2444 515

When

Fri, February 8, 2019
20:00

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About

Bassekou Kouyate is one of the true masters of the ngoni, an ancient traditional lute found throughout West Africa, and he has collaborated with many musicians in and outside of Mali, such as Ali Farka Toure, Toumani Diabate, Taj Mahal, Damon Alban, Joachim Kühn…).
He rejoices in an unusual band formation, which includes three players of the n’goni, manifested in its differing tonal sizes and 2 percussionists (talking drum, Yabara, Calebasse). Completed by the fantastic singer Amy Sacko, the band performed already at major festival around the globe (e.g. Glastonbury, Roskilde, Fuji Rock Festival, North Sea jazz Festival, WOMAD)...

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Bandsintown uploaded this event on October 20, 2018

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