Release date: 25.04.2015
Bassekou Kouyate is one of the giants of Malian music and on 'Ba Power' his masterful ngoni playing has reached an afro-rock intensity. Distortion, wah wah and propulsive rhythms are now the defining backbone of his sound. Guests include Samba Toure, trumpeter Jon Hassell and drummer Dave Smith (Robert Plant, JuJu).
Driving Afro-rock from ngoni player Bassekou Kouyate and band. West African instrumentation allied to a rock'n'roll intensity and startlingly inventive arrangements...