Paris, France – An Icon of Malian music,
Keita is an
accomplished artist whose international recognition testifies of his huge
talent. In the first quarter of 2005, he will release, in France and in the UK,
an unreleased acoustic album he recorded with Kante Manfila in 1980.Through his many different musical experiences during his career,
the highly talented artist succeeded in asserting himself in the musical world.
The Lost Album proves the maturity of this out of the ordinary artist,
combining a militant pacifist spirit and Pan-African convictions. Through this
record, Salif brought African music to a brand new dimension. An international
release of The Lost Album is planned for 2005.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.