Thursday, January 8, 2009
Tani Diakite and his Mali Blues Band filmed live
West African musician Tani Diakite and his Mali Blues Band was filmed live during the 2008 Africa Fest in Madison. Tani Diakite is a Malian singer and professional kamelon ngoni virtuoso. He is a member of the highly prestigious Bureau of Malian Artists, an honor given by the Malian Ministry of Culture. Tani also performs as a solo artist. Born and raised in the bluesy Wassoulou region of southern Mali, he currently resides in Madison, Wisconsin.See Tani here on WYOU all of January. Fridays at 9:00pm, Thursdays at 11:00pm, and Wednesdays at 5:30pm. Check our online schedule for additional airings.