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Abdoulaye Alhassane

Abdoulaye Alhassane

World / Takamba, Afro blues, Afro Jazz, Afro pop, Sound fr / Sahara Bleus, Sound from Niger river of Mali & Nig New York, NY  US
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  • 2014

    Feb 28

    New York, NY, US | 9:30pm
  • 2014

    Feb 28

    New York, NEW Y, US | 8:00pm

    Abdoulaye Alhassane Toure Friday, February 28th Sets at 9:00, 10:30 and Midnight Every Friday night is African Jazz Night. Experience some of the greatest artists of this captivating genre! This friday we bring you Abdoulaye Alhassane Toure. Abdoulaye Alhassane Toure has brought string-picking wizardry from the desert towns of West Africa to the nightclubs of New York City. Born in 1963, in Niamey, Niger, to a Sonrai family from Gao, Mali, he passed his youth in a multi-ethnic neighborhood surrounded by Peul, Bambara, Sonrai, and other peoples, and as he put it, “They all played music.” Local radio filled his ears with the sinuous, bluesy strains of desert folklore and the melodious bombast of Mande griots. When his parents returned to Mali, Toure recalled, “They came back with cassettes by Ibrahim Hamma Dicko, Fissa Maiga, and Ali Farka Toure, who sang in a language we understood, and I was incredibly inspired by the originality of this music.” Toure can cradle an acoustic guitar and fingerpick his way through desert trance grooves, and he can also take up a flatpick, and wail on electric—edging desert folklore into the realm of blues and rock. One day, he plans to return to Niger to set up a studio and form an international touring band. For now, Toure is merely one of the most riveting African guitarists to be found in the United States.

  • 2013

    Nov 17

    New York, NEW Y, US | 12:00pm

    2nd Annual Guitar Mash Benefit Concert + Jam Guitar Mash Sunday, November 17, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EST) New York, NY http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-guitar-mash-benefit-concert-jam-tickets-7427193937 Guitar Mash is a New York based organization that brings together guitarists and music lovers for participatory events around the block and around the world. A production of Musiquarium, a 501(c)(3).

  • 2013

    Sep 6

    New York, NY, US | 9:00pm

    COME CELEBRATE WITH US! 10 YEARS of SOURCE w/ Abdoulaye Diabate @ ZINC BAR

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Frederika kriere

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idrissa Kone

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Andy Algire

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Chulo Gat

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Sylvain Leroux

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Sounds Like: Mamar Kassey, Ali Farka toure, Habib Koyte, Sidi Toure, Afel bokoum

Label: Toure Music

Manager: AskiaMusic.com

Bio: ABDOULAYE ALHASSANE TOURE

Abdoulaye Toure is a brilliant muli-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and producer from Niger and Mali. His principle instrument is guitar, and he sings and plays kurbu, gurmi, godje, calabash drum and a number of other Central Saharan instruments. He was the found...See Full Bio

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