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Habib Koité  
  Mali
 
  While many African performers have chosen to try to conquer Europe and North America by incorporating western sounds into their music and others are striving to perpetuate traditional music in a much more rigorous way, Habib Koité has adopted his own highly individual style which is both infused with the traditions of his country and very much in tune with his times.

During a career which has produced a total of three albums and countless concerts across the world, Habib Koité has been able to develop his own very distinctive approach to guitar playing in which the influences of his own country can be discerned as well as other musical styles such as blues or even the occasional touches of Cuban or flamenco sounds. You can also find in his music, samples of the rich range of traditional Mali instruments such as the balafon, tamani or n’goni in his music.

Musical arrangements that set off his warmhearted vocals to perfection. But it is above all on stage that this virtuoso guitar, who descends from a long line of griots, is revealed.


 
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Habib Koité & OXFAM USA
2006-03-30
Habib has participated last year at a OXFAM campaign...

 
Habib Koite
2006-03-31
New - York Times (2000) - An inspired outsider, even in his own land (Part I)

 
Habib Koite
2006-03-31
New - York Times (2000) - An inspired outsider, even in his own land (Part II)

 
Habib Koite
2006-03-31
English article - "Mali, in fact, is far from Mississipié (Part I)" (New York Times 2004)

 
Habib Koite
2006-03-31
English Article - "Mali, in fact, is far from Mississipié (Part II)" (New York Times 2004)

 
Habib Koite
2006-03-31
French article - "Habib Koite autour du monde. Le musicien malien se repose en live (Part I)". by RFIMusique

 
Habib Koite
2006-03-31
French article - "Habib Koite autour du monde. Le musicien malien se repose en live (Part II)". par RFIMusique

 
Habib Koite
2006-03-31
"Foly! - Live around the world" - Billboard 2004

 
Habib Koite
2006-03-29
English article by David Hutcheon

 
Habib Koite
2006-03-31
French article - Habib live at New Morning in Paris (2004)

 
Habib Koite
2006-03-31
English article - "Habib Koite & Bamada - Foly!" in Mondomix (2003)

 
New album for Habib Koite
2014-01-28

 
Duo Habib Koite & Eric Bibb
2012-02-02

 
   
  Fôly !
2003 Album
   
   
   
  Baro
2001 Album
   
   
   
  Ma Ya
1998 Album
   
   
   
  Muso Ko
1995 Album
   
   
   
  Afriki
01/09/2007 Album
   
   
   
  Promo compilation Artistes Contre-Jour
Compilation
   
   
   
  Soô
Album
   
   
   
  Brothers in Bamako
Album
   
   
 
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