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The Mandingo Ambassadors

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During the early 60s, many West African governments ran music contests resulting in some groups being dubbed �national orchestras'. Guinea's Mamady Kouyate, one of the big players of that era, can now be found playing in a small bar in Brooklyn. The World's Alex Gallafent saw the show.

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