The traveller


Feeling a lot happier now we’ve got our first short trip of the year in a few weeks booked. Looking forward to feeling some warm rays on my bod.

In the meantime speaking of travels, I did so vicariously by going to a fantastic performance by Baaba Maal and friends including Mansour Seck –  in London promoting his new album The Traveller (Do you see what I did there? Do you see??…).

Baaba Maal and band on stage

 

 

Through the performance the audience was transported to a Senegal conjured up by beautiful, hauntingly melodic songs such as Tindo Quando, and Kalaajo  and Rassoul powerfully and movingly delivered.

 

 

 

 

Everyone was on their feet rocking it up like a Fulani to Fulani Rock.

 

 

All the musicians on the night were outstanding among others, support act Blick Bassy from Cameroon.

 

On a completely unrelated note… check out this chooooooooooooon. Don’t know why I haven’t come across Tiken Jah Fakoly before now but I’m glad I did eventually. Check him out on YouTube.

 

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