Friday, January 26, 2007

Jammin' in Bamako

On our last evening in Bamako, Fode surprised us by engaging this duo, on Kora and drum, to come play and sing for us at the house. What a great surprise. They were totally laid back, and not the least bit put out when Doria began to play along with them on this tiny one-string banjo uke-sort of thing whose name we've forgotten. Easier to just pick up than the 21-string kora! (notice Doria's henna'd hands!)

3 comments:

grostone said...

Just took my first look at the blog and pix. Looks wonderful! Incredible! Come home safely!

Rob

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