DJ and broadcaster Rita Ray travels to Mali to find out how the country's traditional way of life and rich musical culture have endured through a ban on music in some areas.
DJ and broadcaster Rita Ray travels to Mali in West Africa, home to a deep musical culture and ancient instruments that are the hallmark of their sound.
Mali has produced more Grammy-winning artists than any other African country, and this well of talent has drawn in artists and producers from around the world to collaborate with the local musicians.
Whilst the country has been rocked by Islamist insurgency, leading to a ban on music in some areas, Rita finds out how a traditional way of life and rich musical culture have endured.
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|Camera Operator||Clare Tavernor|
|Executive Producer||Sam Anthony|
|Production Manager||Rosie Holledge|
|Production Company||Sundog Pictures Ltd|