Afel Bocoum
Genre:
International
Meta style:
African Traditions
Styles:
Desert Blues, West African

Afel Bocoum (born 1955) is a musician from Mali, noted as a singer and guitarist. He began his career as a member of Ali Farka Toure's group ASCO, and Toure is often regarded as his mentor. Both men come from the town of Niafunke on the River Niger, and are members of the Sonrai people. Bocoum is an agricultural advisor by profession. His group, Alkibar (the name means 'messenger of the great river' in Sonrai) consists of two acoustic guitars, a njarka (a one-string fiddle)...

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Niger

Niger

Year:
2008
Tracks:
12
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Alkibar

Alkibar

Year:
1999
Tracks:
10
Bitrate:
174 kbps