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BAMAKO TODAY

by BKO Quintet

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    Welcome to MALI and BKO music through words, music, images, and movement.
    The movie BKO ON AIR is about the story of the band who was founded in BAMAKO during the state of Emergency in 2012/2013
    directed by Cris Ubermann / www.crisubermann.com
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about

Each generation reinvents the past. It doesn’t matter where in the world, it’s human nature to want to make a mark on tradition. All the members of Mali’s BKO grew up with the music and culture of their ancestors, both the hunters and the griots. But together they’re creating something very different on their full-length debut, Bamako Today (released March 10, 2015 on Buda Musique). They’re bringing together those separate traditions, and the result is a unique sound that lives up to the album’s modern title, creating a New Tradition of Malian Music

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released October 3, 2015

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BKO Bamako, Mali

BKO is a fresh and modern super-quintet from MALI which performs an electrified and danceable set of Malian music.
Associating the guitar of griots with the lute of Bambara hunters had never been undertaken before in the Malian music universe. It is indeed two opposite worlds that BKO have decided to bring up together in order to develop a resolutely urban music style rooted in secular tradition
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