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Mali: The Voice Of The Mande

Music of the world

Mah Damba and her husband Mamaye Kouyaté both belong to the caste of griots, these singers, poets, historians and musicians. With the accompaniment of the ngoni lute of Mamaye and his musicians, Mah sings with a sensitive and slightly veiled voice the deeds of the warriors of the past great empires as well as the praise of the families of the jatiguis, their patrons'