El Hadj Djely Sory Kouyate

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        Possibly the world's greatest balafon player, El Hadj Djely Sory Kouyate didn't record his first album, Anthologie du Balafon Mandigue, Vol. 1, until he had reached his 73rd birthday. Despite his age, the album showcased his virtuosic playing and imaginative melodies. Accompanied by Touma Moudo Kouyate (second balafon), Ahmadou Camara (bolon), Samba Woury Barry (sokko), Sadio Diallo (buru), and Makan Camara (tunni), Kouyate cast his intertwining melodic spell. According to the l... Read more

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