Mali

Arts, Culture & Media

Salif Keita

The singer from Mali was born with white skin. His albino condition helped shape his life and his musical career. He talks about that, and performs songs from his new album. Marco Werman's speaks with him.

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Bassekou Kouyate

Malian musician Bassekou Kouyate has made his mark with the West African lute the ngoni; not by playing traditional music on the ancient instrument but by exploring its potential with other styles like Western music. Anchor Marco Werman has details.

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Sway Machinery

What happens when a Jewish rock band from Brooklyn travels to Mali and starts a collaboration with local artists? An album with the working title, 'The House of Friendly Ghosts.' Anna Boiko-Weyrauch has the story from Bamako.