This weekend brings the Spirit of West Africa festival at the Seattle Center. Which prompts a show filled with the dynamic sounds of the region, from traditional griot music to cross-cultural blends and a slew of guitar music.
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Ali Farka Touré “Hani” from Radio Mali
Ebo Taylor “Heaven” from Ghana Soundz
Dobet Gnahoré “Awili” from Na Dre
Mamadou Diabate “Djanjo” from Tunga
Khaira Arby “Goumou” from The Rough Guide To Mali (2nd Edition)
Seprewa Kasa “Nkasoo” from Seprewa Kasa
West African Blues Project “Lalumbe” from The Rough Guide To African Blues
Set break — KAOS Community Billboard
Naby Camara & Lagni-Sussu “Tantamba” from Kanteli
Alhousseini Anivolla “Talitin” from The Rough Guide to African Blues
Sia Tolno “Mouka Mouka” from Mouka Mouka
Dounanke Koite “Ouere Hana” from Electric & Acoustic Mali
Mamani Keita “Dounia” from Kanou
Angelique Kidjo “Lulumbu (with Dr. John)” from Eve
Oumou Sangare “Dugu Kamelemba” from Ko Sira
Samba Touré “Ali Farka” from The Rough Guide To Mali (2nd Edition)
Mah Damba & Mamaye Kouyaté “Denko” from Mali: La Voix du Mandingue
Tiécoro Sissoko “Instrumental” from Keme Borama
Djelimady Tounkara “Adama” from Solon Kôno
Anansy Cisse “Baala” from Mali Overdrive
Lobi Traore “Jama” from Bwati Kono
Set break — Concert Calendar
Toumani Diabaté & Sidiki Diabaté “Bagadaji Sirifoula” from Toumani & Sidiki
Eccodek “Money Tree (feat. Onkar Singh)” from Singing in Tongues
Fanfaraï “Elmina” from Tani