Habib Koité,

the modern griot


Habib takes some unique approaches to playing the guitar. He tunes his instrument to the pentatonic scale and plays on open strings as one would on a kamale n'goni.At other times Habib plays music that sounds closer to the blues or flamenco...




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28-05-2013
Watch Habib Koité & Bamada live @ the Africa Festival Würzburg



 
25-02-2013
Habib and Eric explain ....



 
18-01-2013
Voices United for Mali - 'Mali-ko' (Peace / La Paix)



 
17-01-2013
Maliko

"Maliko" was written, performed and recorded in the capital Bamako by some of Mali's best known musicians. "Maliko" is their plea for peace in Mali, and for the emancipation of women there. It features Fatoumata Diawara, Habib Koite, Djelimady Tounkara, Toumani Diabate, Oumou Sangare, and many others. If you like what you hear and the mission of these artists, feel free to share. PRI World.


 
02-11-2012



 
15-10-2012
Habib with Five Great Guitars @ Bimhuis Amsterdam



 
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