Siran Fen

Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba - Siran Fen

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Fueled by psychedelic hard-grit blues and steeped in a rich heritage of West African folk, Bassekou Kouyaté and his stellar instrumental outfit Ngoni Ba write music that works to merge the integrity of tradition with a creative verve for innovation. Kouyaté started playing the ngoni, a small lute-like instrument whose origin dates back to 1352, when he was 12. The lucid momentum…

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