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Justin Vali

Justin Vali
Born: Jan 1, 1964 in Fierenana, Madagascar
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Genre: World
Biography: The musical traditions are combined with modern influences by Madagascar-born and Paris-based multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Justin Vali (born: Justin Rokotondrasoa). A master of the vahila, a twenty-one stringed zither-like instrument, Vali has continued to build a following for his imaginative ...Read full biography
The Truth (Ny Marina)
Released: 1995
Label: EMI
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Here is an album of intricate valiha work from a new master of the uniquely Malagassy instrument. Justin Rakotondrosoa has innovated the traditional instrument's playing style by using his fingernails ...Read full review
Genius of Valiha
Released: 1997
Label: World Music Library
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More The Justin Vali Trio albums: Main Albums (4), Compilations (1)
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