Thursday, 9/9/10

by musicclipoftheday

Today we move north and west: the music of Mali.

Salif Keita, live, Spain (Cartagena), 7/10/10

Want more Malian music?

Amadou & Mariam

Oumou Sangare

Toumani Diabate

Ali Farka Toure

Bassekou Kouyate




An attentive reader/listener—someone I’ve listened to music with for over fifty years (which reduces the pool of possible correspondents to, uh, one)—wrote yesterday to tell me about an amazing bargain: a recording of Morton Feldman’s For Bunita Marcus (last mentioned here, previously featured here) that’s available, in MP3 format, for 89¢.