A Curva Da Cintura Toumani Diabaté, Arnaldo Antunes & Edgard Scandurra

curvadacintura1-560×400.jpg

Como No Presents -A Curva Da Cintura Toumani Diabaté, Arnaldo Antunes & Edgard Scandurra

 

Toumani Diabaté invited Brazilian songwriter and poet Arnaldo Antunes and guitar-hero Edgard Scandurra to Mali to record with him following a collaboration at the 2010 edition of the Brazilian festival Back2Black in Rio de Janeiro. Arnaldo and Edgard arrived in Mali in April 2011 with a collection of songs they had written together. With the Malian musicians they combined rock 'n' roll, African roots and blues to create an uplifting Afro-Brazilian fusion that celebrates the spirit of collaboration and connects Mali and Brazil in a way that blurs geographical and musical boundaries.

 

Toumani's sublime kora playing is the perfect contrast to Arnaldo's sombre almost mechanical voice and adds a poignancy to ballads such as 'Grao de chaos', 'Psiu' and Toumani's composition 'Kaira'.

 

"A breathtaking meeting of minds and melodies." Sounds & Colours

 

This show is part of La Linea 2013, The London Latin Music Festival - http://www.comono.co.uk/la-linea/

Content Related To These Artists

WOMAD 2016 Highlights: Saturday

They invited their fans singing “come see us play”. So we did it and enjoyed every single minute of it. Sidestepper brought their Afro-Colombian groove to WOMAD Festival and it was simply “chevere!”   A few minutes later, we witnessed the brilliant 30-year reunion of Songhai – kora king Toumani Diabate with flamenco guitarists…

Artists: Ana Tijoux , Anoushka Shankar , George Clinton , Parliament Funkadelic , Sidestepper , Toumani Diabaté


There are no comments

Add yours


There are no comments

Add yours