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Ensemble Instrumental National Du Mali

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Ensemble Instrumental National Du Mali

Ensemble Instrumental National Du Mali has been played on NTS shows including The NTS Guide to…, with Sarddiga first played on 12 February 2021.

The ensemble was founded in 1961 by order of president Modibo Keita. Talents from the wide range of Malian cultures were recruited and the ensemble soon became a prestigious ambassador for Malian culture. The early line-up consisted of musical virtuosos like kora legends Sidiki Diabaté (on the photo with the green scarf on his kora), Djelimadi Sissoko (left from Sidiki) and Batourou Sekou Kouyaté (left from Djelimadi), but also of singers like Fanta Damba (Koroba) (2 rows above Sidiki Diabaté, on…

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Diya Ye Banna
L'Ensemble Instrumental National Du Mali
Mali Kunkan1977
Diya Ye Banna
L'Ensemble Instrumental National Du MaliMali Kunkan1977
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Sarddiga
Kandja Kouyaté, L'Ensemble Instrumental Du Mali
Sound1983
Sarddiga
Kandja Kouyaté, L'Ensemble Instrumental Du MaliSound1983
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