African Legends, New Music From Shearwater And More

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The Raveonettes, Toumani Diabate, Punch Brothers, More

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The Arcade Fire, Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté, Son Volt

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Malian singing legend Oumou Sangare performing in Essaouira, Morocco in June 2012. Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fatoumata Diawara and some of her musical collaborators on "Voices United for Mali" at a press conference held in Bamako, Mali on Jan. 17, 2013. Moustapha Diallo/courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Bela Fleck And Toumani Diabate: Banjo Roots

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Hear Banning Eyre Discuss His Top Pick

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Toumani Diabate Takes a Solo Turn

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From Toumani Diabate, Ancient 'Variations'

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Diabate's Orchestra Showcases Sounds of Mali

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Director's Cuts: Grammy Time

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From Toumani Diabate, Ancient 'Variations'

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