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Songhoy Blues: Sekou Oumarou

Until today, I had never heard the band Songhoy Blues. So I looked them up.

According to Wikipedia, the band is a “desert punk / blues music group from Timbuktu, Mali.” I have no idea what that means, exactly, but I dig whatever you want to call this fine music.

Here’s the band performing “Sekou Oumarou” live at Jazz Club Fantom during the OFF Festival in Katowice, Poland in August, 2015. The bassist is Oumar Touré.