Tag: RootsWorld

January 13, 2020

The absorbing, creative style of Blick Bassy surrounds every aspect of his latest release. Bassy is dynamic with his brass arrangements and his vocals and the contiguous style he implements throughout 1958 makes this sound like a concept album.

November 8, 2019

Throughout this album, Kanazoé Orkestra twist and turn with delight. The vivid compositions are performed with style and agility. This style of modern African music will entice listeners across the globe.

August 29, 2019

AKA Trio is the result of a strong friendship between three talented musicians from different parts of the world. Collectively they have created something that sounds natural right away, translating their fun and passion into JOY, an album that reflects their musical union.

July 11, 2019

The hypnotic, infectious pulse of Tuareg music is fully realized on Tartit’s long-awaited follow-up to their 2006 album. This is music that transports the listener to the expanse of the Sahara.

May 10, 2019

Hama Sankare is a renowned composer, arranger, vocalist, and calabash player from Mali whose reputation grew rapidly working with Ali Farka Touré. On Niafunke, Sankare is not just preserving this music, he is passionately bringing it to the next generation.