Alba Griot Ensemble | The Darkness Between The Leaves

Alba Griot Ensemble | The Darkness Between The Leaves

ARTIST: Alba Griot Ensemble TITLE: The Darkness Between The Leaves LABEL: Riverboat Mark Mulholland is a Scottish singer-songwriter-guitarist who keeps his passport handy: he’s lived and worked in most of Western Europe, Haiti and now Bamako, Mali, where he connected with ngoni player Yacouba Sissoko of the Afrocubism project. They’ve taken Mulholland’s introspective songs in a British folk mode (think Nick Drake or Alasdair Roberts), added filigrees from the Mande tradition, and fleshed out the…

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