Malian musician Sory Bamba could have become a star of the African scene like his compatriots Ali Farka Touré or Salif Keïta. But in today’s Mali, not many people know him.
Elsewhere, he is almost unknown.
For around 50 years, Bamba has been a modernizer of what he calls “Dogon country music”.
“Bamba is one of the greatest musicians in Mali,” says keyboardist Cheick Tidiane Seck.
This other Malian virtuoso, who knows…