Je connais qu’un seul endroit
Mais c’est pas fréquentable
Où l’on joue ce blues là
Aussi noir que le sable.
The African Classical Music Ensemble was set up to celebrate the distinct acoustic classical musical traditions of Africa, and to embody the last of the old code of griots.
The song is Mineon Ba, featuring the Riti virtuoso, Juldeh Camara, Kora maestro, Tunde Jegede and the young guitarist and vocalist, Maya Jobarteh.
This is Acholitronix (electro-acholi), traditional songs and rhythms from the Acholi people in Uganda (to South-Sudan), revisited.