Sidi Toure | Toubalbero

Sidi Toure | Toubalbero

ARTIST: Sidi Toure TITLE: Toubalbero LABEL: Thrill Jockey Guitarist, singer and bandleader Sidi Toure is one of the unsung heroes of Malian music. Born in 1959 in Gao in Mali’s southeast, he led the regional orchestra Songhai Stars in the 1980s and released an album on Stern’s Africa in 1996. He resurfaced as a recording artist in 2011, playing desert blues in the manner of his distant relative Ali Farka Toure. Fast-forward to today, and…

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