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Top row, left to right: The Antlers; Ólafur Arnalds and Ella McRobb; Faten Kanaan; Bottom row, left to right: Protomartyr, Lauren Early Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Ólafur Arnalds and Ella McRobb, Protomartyr, The Antlers, more

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Top row, left to right: Ballaké Sissoko, Lau Noah, Faye Webster; Bottom row: Manchester Orchestra Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Manchester Orchestra, Ballaké Sissoko, Faye Webster, More

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Ballaké Sissoko, Driss El Maloumi and Rajery are masters of three different stringed instruments from three different African cultures. Together, they are a trio called 3MA. Cyrille Choupas/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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3 Musicians, 51 Strings: 3MA On Redefining African Musical Traditions

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Malian kora player Ballaké Sissoko. B. Peverelli/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Prominent Malian Musician Alleges That TSA Destroyed His Instrument

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Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Segal recently performed a studio session for KEXP at the Cutting Room Studios in New York City. Pierre Emmanuel Rastoin hide caption

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Ballake Sissoko And Vincent Segal In Concert: globalFEST 2011

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Ballake Sissoko And Vincent Segal: Tiny Desk Concert

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An unlikely combo: Cellist Vincent Segal and kora player Ballake Sissoko. Pierre Emmanuel Rastoin hide caption

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Ballake Sissoko and Vincent Segal play "Ma-Ma FC"

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