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Hitting The Rhythm Stick

The ngoni is reckoned to be the original griot instrument and Bassekou Kouyate is the current king. Jamie Renton finds out why the ngoni twang’s the thang. Interruptions: Lucy Duran. Photos: Judith Burrows. Read the feature

Bassekou Kouyate
Photo: Judith Burrows

fRom fRoots 287, May 2007

 

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