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Midnight In Mali / Various

Midnight In Mali / Various
Release Date: 01/20/2015 
Label:  Sterns Africa   Catalog #: 1102  
Number of Discs: 1 
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Malian musicians are renowned for their spontaniety. Anyone who has explored Bamako's intimate musical settings - street wedddings, courtyard jam sessions and evening concerts at open-air 'cultural spaces' where anyone might show up - knows this. And yet the jam session is a side of the music rarely heard in the polished studio recordings that have put this West African musical colossus on the map in recent years. 'Midnight in Mali' was an extraordinary concert, recorded at Bamako's French Cultural Centre on December 24, 2004, with some of the country's finest musicians interacting in a once-in-a-lifetime formation. It was that rare occasion when musical giants dare to risk the new, rely on their wits, and freely explore their shared Read more heritage: the majestic, matchless variety of Malian music. Read less

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