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"Daouda Dembele is a jeli, or griot from a town near Segou, Mali. Segou is a small city on the banks of the Niger a few hours north of Bamako. Griots are the oral repositories of Mali's history. He plays the one to three-stringed spike-lute called the jelingoni; ngoni ...
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"I recorded this music in and around Bamako and Bougouni on a minidisc with a small stereo mic. Much of it features the ngoni played in the kamelen style, the style of ngoni playing invented in the 1950s by the Muslim majority government and which has found a home down ...
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