Music from Mali – Tinariwen

Tinariwen is a band of Tuareg-Berber musicians from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali founded 1979. Here is their song “Awa  Didjen”

and a live performance at the worldmusic festival Womad

Music from Mali – Desert Blues

Desert Blues is a traditional music project from Mali with Habib Koité, Afel Bocoum and the Tuareg-Women-Ensemble Tartit from Timbuktu. Here’s an Arte compilation: