From the desert regions of Tombouctou, the music band TARTIT and the TAKAMBA-dance have gained great popularity. The delicate sounds of the lamellophone Bigini may seem strange alongside modern lute melodies and hard calabash drumbeats à la Ali Farka Touré. It is the cultural mixture in the living area of the Moors, the Songhai, the Tuareg, and the Bella which discloses immense musical surprises.



List of bests I 2011
of the Price of the German critic of discs
in the categorie „Traditional ethnic music“