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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26-02-2011
North American Tour Acoustic Africa - Habib Koité, Oliver Mtukudzi, Afel Bocoum


http://www.imnworld.com/artists/detail/152/acoustic-africa
 
13-10-2010
Habib Koité named UNICEF Mali Ambassador


http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/mali_56522.html
 
28-03-2010
Habib meets Jim Peterik @ Chicago

(The Survivor - co-writer "Eye of the Tiger," which is the theme from the motion picture Rocky III)

http://www.jimpeterik.com/
 
17-03-2010
Regina Carter

yesterday @ NYC Highline Ballroom, Regina Carter joined Habib on stage to accompany on the violin the song "Nteri". Thanks to Barbara Glover for the picture !

http://www.reginacarter.com/
 
16-03-2010
An incredible gallery of Habib's poster !

101 adverts of Habib's show ! made by Alice Fenenga (on FaceBook)

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=356&id=100000870004557
 
16-03-2010
Press review

Habib Koite mixes traditional African music with modern Western influences By Marty Lipp/For The Star-Ledger

http://www.nj.com/entertainment/music/index.ssf/2010/03/habib_koite_mixes_traditional.html