Musical Traditions in Mali | They broke all our instruments.

Featuring Takamba Masters Super Onze from Gao, Mali, this is the is the third in a collection of short films exploring Endangered Musical Traditions and Essential Related Art-Forms in Mali. For more music & information on the musicians featured, go to: https://i4africa.bandcamp.com/album/super-onze-masters-of-takamba-music-gao https://www.superonze.org https://www.facebook.com/super11official http://super11.bandcamp.com/ https://i4africa.bandcamp.com

Khaira Arby- Queen of the Desert

One of our first events sponsoring musicians from the north of Mali was with Khaira Arby at the American Club Bamako in October 2012.  This was Khaira’s first concert in Bamako since the coup in late March 2012.  With USAID, we helped to organize this event to support displaced artists from the north of Mali.  […]

Baba Salah Message: Northern Mali Musicians

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmc9F9hG1dI] This video was made in September 2012 to be shown at a benefit concert in NYC to aid musicians from the north of Mali. With the help of volunteers, like Nana, whose family comes from northern Mali, we have been able to contact more than 40 musicians from northern Mali to assess their family’s […]