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Bassékou Kouyaté

Bassékou Kouyaté is a composer, known for Faro, la reine des eaux (2007), The Africa Express (2013) and Easy Man (2016). See full bio »

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Known For

Faro, la reine des eaux
The Africa Express
Easy Man
Easy Man Himself
Mali Blues
Mali Blues (Himself)


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 2009 Later... With Jools Holland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #35.6 (2009) ... (performer: "I Speak Fula", "Musow")
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 2016 Easy Man (Documentary)
 2016 Mali Blues (Documentary) (Himself)
 2013 The Africa Express (Documentary)
 2013 ¡Atención obras! (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (2013) ... Himself
 2007-2009 Later... With Jools Holland (TV Series)
- Episode #35.6 (2009) ... Himself
- Episode #30.6 (2007) ... Himself (as Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba)
 2008 Throw Down Your Heart (Documentary)

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Alternate Names:

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba

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Basically, I have two kinds of people who listen to my music - Africans who understand what I'm singing and, for some part, listen to my music for that - and others who listen for the feeling it gives them, even though they don't understand the words. So I've wanted to maintain some tradition, to keep on pleasing my African audience, but I also wanted more salt and pepper for people from Europe, ... See more »

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