VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ

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Often referred to as “The Hendrix of the Sahara”, Vieux Farka Touré was born in Niafunké, Mali in 1981. He is the son of legendary Malian guitar player Ali Farka Touré, who died in 2006. Ali Farka Touré came from a historical tribe of soldiers, and defied his parents in becoming a musician. When Vieux was in his teens, he declared that he also wanted to be a musician. His father dissaproved due to the pressures he had experienced being a musician. Rather, he wanted Vieux to become a soldier. But with help from family friend the kora maestro Toumani Diabaté, Vieux eventually convinced his father to give him his blessing to become a musician shortly before Ali passed.

Vieux was initially a drummer / calabash player at Mali’s Institut National des Arts, but secretly began playing guitar in 2001. Ali Farka Touré was weakened with cancer when Vieux announced that
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VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ Vieux Farka Touré album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
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African Fusion 2006
VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ Vieux Farka Touré Remixed: UFOs Over Bamako album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vieux Farka Touré Remixed: UFOs Over Bamako
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2007
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Fondo
African Fusion 2009
VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ The Secret album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Secret
African Fusion 2011
VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ The Touré-Raichel Collective ‎: The Tel Aviv Session album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Touré-Raichel Collective ‎: The Tel Aviv Session
African Fusion 2012
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Mon Pays
African Fusion 2013
VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ The Touré-Raichel Collective ‎: The Paris Session album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Touré-Raichel Collective ‎: The Paris Session
African Fusion 2014
VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ Vieux Farka Touré & Julia Easterlin ‎: Touristes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vieux Farka Touré & Julia Easterlin ‎: Touristes
African Fusion 2015
VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ Samba album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Samba
African Fusion 2017

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African Fusion 2010

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