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Tag: Ballake Sissoko

Wednesday, March 3rd

sounds of Mali

Ballaké Sissoko (kora) with Sona Jobarteh (kora, voice),”Djourou,” 2/17/21







random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, March 20th

How about something quiet, and delicate, and beautiful?

Ballaké Sissoko (1968-, kora), live, Paris, 2017




random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.


reading table

Quick the world rushed out like waters.

—Eimear McBride (1976-), A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing

Thursday, February 5th

sounds of Mali (day three)

Ballake Sissoko (kora) and Vincent Segal (cello), live, Washington D.C., 2011



random thoughts

Perpetual astonishment is one plausible response to being alive in this world. Abject despair is another. The list goes on.

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