Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba
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Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba

Biography (Wikipedia)

Bassekou Kouyaté (born in 1966 in Garana) is a musician from Mali. His band is known as Ngoni ba.

He was born in Garana, Barouéli Cercle, 60 kilometres from Ségou in 1966. At the age of 12, he started playing the Ngoni. In the late 1980s he moved to the capital Bamako.

Kouyaté's debut album Segu Blue was released internationally in 2007 by Out Here Records and distributed in the U.K. by Proper Music Distribution. The album was produced by Lucy Durán. He has also appeared on a number of albums by Toumani Diabaté and has performed in several European countries. In 2010, Kouyaté has been on tour with Béla Fleck.

Kouyaté's wife, Amy Sacko, is also a successful solo artist and sings lead in his band. His father Mustapha Kouyaté was a ngoni player and his mother Yagaré Damba was a praise singer.

Kouyate, together with wife Sacko and Ngoni Ba, appeared at The 2013 Proms.

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Siran Fen
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The River Tune
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The River Tune
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Musow Fanga
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Musow Fanga
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Jama ko
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Jama ko
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Waati
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Waati
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Fama Magni
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Fama Magni
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Te Duniya Laban
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Te Duniya Laban
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Borongoli Ma Kununban
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Borongoli Ma Kununban
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Ayé Sira Bla
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Ayé Sira Bla
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Bassekouni
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Bassekouni
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Abe Sumaya
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Abe Sumaya
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Dankou
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Dankou
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Kensogni
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Kensogni
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Ne me fatigue pas
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Ne me fatigue pas
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Ngoni fola
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Ngoni fola
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Sinaly
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Sinaly
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The Desert of Mali (Live)
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The Desert of Mali (Live)
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Segu Jajiri
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Segu Jajiri
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