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Malian musician Bassekou Kouyate (left) and his band Ngoni Ba performed live on KEXP from the Cutting Room Studios in New York City. Banning Eyre hide caption

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Bassekou Kouyate demonstrates his prowess on the ngoni, an African lute. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bassekou Kouyate And The African Lute

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