Home / Music / Album Reviews / Tage Sidibe & Friends

Tage Sidibe & Friends

Wassoulou Foli (Kanaba Sound System)

Mar. 12, 2012
Google plus Linkedin Pinterest
Rhythm is only one aspect of African music. A close listen to Taga Sidibe reveals that different drums produce distinct tones and sounds when stroked or slapped. The sonic texture is rich. Born in a village in Mali, Sidibe was groomed from an early age to perform at local ceremonies. The tracks he recorded for Wassolou Foli are steeped in the communal gatherings and rites he has presided over as a chorus of drums shifts tempo through complex dance rhythms and singers call and respond to one another. You probably won't find a better new recording of traditional West African music.


Are you upset by the way the NFL and the team owners have treated Colin Kaepernick?

Getting poll results. Please wait...