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Djelimady Tounkara

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Djelimady Tounkara

Djelimady Tounkara has been played on NTS in shows including One Vice Left, featured first on 19 June 2015. Songs played include Djiguiya.

Djelimady Tounkara is a Malian musician and one of the foremost guitarists in Africa.

Born in the culturally rich town of Kita, east of the Malian capital, Bamako, Djelimady grew up surrounded with traditional music played by members of his family. The Tounkaras are Griots, musicians and historians by birth. Djelimady played djembe drum and xalam, a banjo-like lute, as a boy. When he moved to Mali's capital, Bamako, during the 1960s, he had actually planned to work as a tailor. But music…

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Djiguiya
Djelimady Tounkara, Super Rail Band International, Sekou Kante
Wagram Music2008
Djiguiya
Djelimady Tounkara, Super Rail Band International, Sekou KanteWagram Music2008
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