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Orchestre Régional De Kayes

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Orchestre Régional De Kayes

Orchestre Régional De Kayes has been played on NTS shows including Sonny Abegaze, with Sanjina first played on 13 July 2017.

This information on Orchestre Regional de Keyes has been taken from the Radio Africa webpage:

Kayes is situated on the Bamako-Dakar railway line in north-western Mali, just near the Senegalese border. The town is a regional capital of one of Mali’s eight administrative regions. Shortly after independence Mali adopted a cultural policy which stipulated that a local orchestra must represent each region, hence the formation of the Kayes orchestra. Each year the orchestras would compete at the national arts festivals. Commencing in 1962, these “semaines”…

Orchestre Regional De Kayes
Stones Throw Records2005
Orchestre Regional De KayesStones Throw Records2005