“The Original Sound of Mali” compiled by David “Mr Bongo” Buttle, Vik Sohonie (Ostinato Records) and Florent Mazzoleni.
As featured as ‘Compilation of the Week’ on Lauren Laverne’s BBC 6Music show. Malian music is arguably deeper, more sophisticated and lyrical than any other form of African music.
Those of us deeply entranced by Malian culture, and, in particular, the immense hypnotic beauty of Malian music, have put together a selection of songs from across the country.
CD and LP include a 24 page booklet on Malian Music written by Florent Mazzoleni.
“The Original Sound Of Mali” officially released March 23, 2017 on Mr. Bongo.