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Salif Keita at fuseleeds06

Acclaimed as the greatest West African voice of his generation, Salif Keita gives a rare UK concert in Leeds, recorded as part of Radio 3's coverage of fuseleeds06.

He performs songs from his recent album MBemba, literally Ancestors, a homage to his family line which stretches back to the 13th century founder of the Mali Empire, Sunjata Keita.

Recorded on Saturday 13 May 2006 at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds.

Presented by Lucy Duran
Produced by Roger Short
Factsheet compiled by Sam Hickling

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1 hour

Last on

Sat 2 Feb 2008 15:00