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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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
 
16-03-2010
Photo gallery

Joe del Tufo, Studio M Live propose a review of the recent concert at Arden, Delaware (USA)

http://www.studiomlive.com/artists/habibkoite0310/index.htm#3
 
06-05-2009
Habib at Facebook

Habib Koité and Bamada are also on Facebook with photo's, video's, fan comments and lots to discover.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Habib-Koite-Bamada/14477422865
 
09-04-2009
Video Fimani - Geo Sessions

In this studio episode of Geo Sessions, Malian musician Habib Koite brings his West African supergroup, Bamada, in for a set of beautiful and inspiring songs.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLfSO1lCJVs
 
06-04-2009
Habib Koite and Bamada have 'em dancing in aisles

Article and pictures from the concert at Zellerbach Auditorium, Berkeley USA

http://www.sfbg.com/blogs/music/2009/04/pics_habib_koite_and_bamada_ha.html
 
03-07-2008
The movie of the concert Kirina

You could see the complete show on the web. Hereafter the link to Dailymotion

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x603y9_kirina-lopera-mandingue-a-nice_music