Oumar Konate brings the electric sounds of Timbuktu to NYC – Podcast 51

http://media.blubrry.com/nycradiolive/p/www.davidellenbogen.com/podcastmedia/Oumar_Konate_Podcast_51.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSOumar Konate performs live at the WKCR studio joined by guitarist Dramane Toure, bassist Mohamed Ag Mohamed, and percussionist Mahalmadane Abbanassane.  We were lucky to catch these gentlemen on their way to perform at Lincoln Center.  Earlier in the summer they had been touring and recording  with Tibuktu’s Khaira […]

Abdoulaye Alhassane plays the music of the Sahara Desert live – Podcast 49

http://media.blubrry.com/nycradiolive/p/www.davidellenbogen.com/podcastmedia/Abdoulaye_Alhassanne_Podcast_49.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS   Abdoulaye Alhassane performs live with Deep Sahara at WKCR in 2010.  w/ Yacouba Diabate (Kora) Frederika Krier (Violin) and David Ellenbogen (guitar) By Banning Eyre | April, 2007 [guitar player mg] Abdoulaye Alhassane Toure has brought string-picking wizardry from the desert towns of West Africa to the […]

Recordings from Mali! (Oumar Konate, Noura Mint Seymali and more) Podcast 19

http://media.blubrry.com/nycradiolive/p/www.davidellenbogen.com/podcastmedia/Recordings_from_Mali_podcast_19.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS I’m back from the Sahara, and, as promised, have a ton of recordings to share with you.  This special show was originally broadcast on WKCR on 89.9 FM-NY and features rough mixes of studio recordings with up and coming guitarist and pop star Oumar […]