Folk Old African Music

Afel Bocoum – Alkibar

From video :Track 1 from the 1999 album ‘Alkibar’ by the Malian artist Afel Bocoum. Afel was a member of Ali Farka Toure’s band ASCO. Alkibar is also the name of his band .


Mama “Badema” Sissoko – Sekechi

Mama played and recorded with: Ali Farka TOURE, Bassekou KOUYATE, Salif KEITA, Baco DAGON, Kassé MADY, Oumou SANGARE, Afel BOCOUM, Lobi TRAORE, Vieux Farka TOURE, and many others. In the 1970s, the Malian waves were largely influenced by American music, and Mama affirmed his affinity for blues and soul music, and in particular that of […]


Adama Yalomba – Live (2007)

Adama Yalomba was hailed as the next great Malian superstar after his impressive contribution to the 2003 Festival in the Desert album and this — his third solo album — is fully geared to making those predictions come true and break him internationally. It has been a slow genesis for the gifted multi-instrumentalist who has […]