Friday, September 30
sounds of Mali and South Africa
Twelve strings, two voices—that’s it.
Habib Koite (Mali; lead vocals, guitar), Vusi Mahlasela (South Africa; vocals, guitar), “Africa,” live (studio performance), Seattle, 2016
how does he live, I wonder?
—Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), translated from Japanese by Robert Hass