• Latest Guajiro Mirabal and World Circuit Records info

    23 Apr 2008, 14:54 by worldcircuit

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    Toumani Diabaté 'The Mandé Variations'

    "One of the most magnificent instrumental records I've ever heard" David Harrington, Kronos Quartet

    "stately, intricate, meditative, rooted in a culture, but never afraid to transcend it." Uncut****

    "With such poetic virtuosity, surely Diabaté is one of the world's pre-eminent musicians in any genre." Observer Music Monthly****

    "the very definition of a virtuoso performance and, on its own terms, close to perfection." Q Magazine****

    "brilliantly played and starkly beautiful pieces." The Times****

    "The Mandé Variations is so superbly crafted, so stunningly beautiful, that it enhances the lives of those who listen to it." Jazzwise****