Mali Ngoni Player

Bassekou Kouyate

  • Thursday | 22.10.09
  • 7.30pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester
  • £14.50 Gene...

“Music that comes at you like water gushing forth from a burst dam.” ***** The Independent on Sunday

“Truly irresistible.” Music Week

“A true innovator.Songlines
“The four ngoni lutes stir up a storm of sparkling notes.” **** The Independent

Master of the ngoni, Mali’s enigmatic lute-like instrument, Kouyate visits Manchester with his full band on the back of countless awards and plaudits for his 2007 masterpiece Segu Blue. Often described as Africa’s version of the blues, his haunting playing has thrilled audiences across the world.

This concert will begin at 8pm.