Kuumbwa Jazz320-2 Cedar StreetSanta Cruz, CA 95060
Vieux Farka Touré is often referred to as “The Hendrix of the Sahara”. Born in Niafunké, Mali, he is the son of legendary Malian guitar player Ali Farka Touré. Vieux Farka Toure has been praised for years for his high energy, rocking performances, his free-spirited energy on stage has finally been captured on a studio album. His styles are impressively diverse, covering dance-friendly desert rock, reggae, electric funk to haunting grooves, pulsing acoustic desert blues as well a touch of melancholic beauty.