Global Notes: Bassekou Kouyate

Global Notes: Bassekou Kouyate
Global Notes: Bassekou Kouyate

Global Notes: Bassekou Kouyate

Morning Shift and Radio M host Tony Sarabia brings in Bassekou Kouyate’s latest album, Jama Ko. Kouyate is one of the foremost players of the ngoni, a traditional West African lute. He has appeared on stage with Paul McCartney, John Paul Jones and Damon Albarn. Tony and Jerome review a few tracks from Jama Ko and dive into Kouyate’s life and work. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons).