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Baaba Maal

Baaba Maal

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Baaba Maal: Baayo (Mango) ***

Review by John McCready, Select, June 1991

BAABA MAAL is best known in Africa as an exponent of Senegalese folk music, which he plays on guitar, fora and riti. Something of a ...

Baaba Maal: Jazz Café, London

Live Review by David Toop, The Times, 4 November 1992

Riveted by the rhythm — African sounds are sheer joy ...

Baaba Maal

Interview by Don Snowden, Escape, 10 June 1997

"WE HAVE A proverb in my hometown that says, 'Music must be the generosity of something that you take from your heart and you must ...

Dropping in on Baaba Mal

Interview by Amy Linden, Code, January 2000

FOR YEARS THE music press has insisted that African pop is poised to become the next big thing. That American audiences will embrace the various ...

Going Home: Baaba Maal Returns To The Roots Of His Music

Profile and Interview by j. poet, SF Gate, 10 August 2001

WHEN BAABA MAAL comes to the Fillmore on Saturday, August 11, Bay Area audiences will get to hear a voice that is one of the ...

Baaba Maal: 'Say What You Believe is True'

Profile and Interview by Nick Hasted, The Independent, 27 February 2009

BAABA MAAL IS BACK in Britain next week. If he isn't yet as familiar a name here as his fellow Senegalese Youssou N'Dour, this is ...


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