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Genre: World
Group Members: Mamani Keïta
Biography: Named after a Bambara word meaning "to walk, " Tama consists of Malian vocalist Tom Diakite, percussionist Djanuno Dabo of Guinea Bissau and London-based producer/multi-instrumentalist Sam Mills. The trio met when they were playing with the hypnotic Bengali performer Paban Das Baul, with whom Mills had ...Read full biography
Released: 2002
Label: EMI
Critics' Rating:
This ensemble captures the true essence of worldbeat music in that its members come from three different countries to impart influences which help define the new face of bubbly Afropop. Mali's Diakité ...Read full review
Released: 1999
Label: EMI
Critics' Rating:
Tama's Nostalgie blends folkloric traditions and modern experiences into ambient, acoustic works. The group's unique blend of West African and European instrumentation incorporates kora, guitar, cello, ...Read full review
More Tama albums: Main Albums (6)