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Taj Mahal describes him as a genius, a living proof that the blues comes from the region of Segu. Bassekou Kouyate is one of Mali's best-known Ngoni players. He has collaborated with many important traditional musicians of his country as well as international such as Carlos Santana, U2 among many many others. Most recently he is featured on Ali Farkas posthumous album 'Savane' and toured with him leaving a lasting…

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  • one of the best live shows I've ever seen.. what a spirit that lurks in this family, just superb.
  • jama ko is a very pleasant record.
  • Jama Ko is just top notch stuff.
  • vive le peuple malien!
  • amazing.
  • Jama Ko (2013) = Such a huge record.
  • is everybody in Mali a musician? However, this live performance of Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba makes people dance in a crazy way :-)
  • Musical genius? I'd say so... the instrumental prowess on display here will appeal to people who contemplate the dexterity of the musicians to whom they listen... the songs should appeal to anyone with ears. I could even see a metal fan (ahem) dazzled by this! Tremendous artist!
  • Check out Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba live at Amoeba Music! http://www.amoeba.com/live-shows/videos/bassekou-kouyate-and-ngoni-ba.html
  • true music !! the roots revisited ;) love it :)

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