Malian Legend Sidi Touré

Malian Legend Sidi Touré

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Sidi Touré is a singer/songwriter from Bamako, Mali. His music is a type of songhaï blues. He started his career in the Sonhaï Stars, a regional orchestra. In 1984 he won the award of best singer with a song of his own hand at a Mali National Bienale. He won the same prize again in 1986. Sidi Touré is mainly known for his appearance in Vincent Moon’s Take-Away Show series of videos. Moon filmed the Malian musician on location in Mali. He is considered one of the all time great musician to come from Mali. We met Sidi Touré and the experience was amazing. You can see his music here via Kali TV.

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