Seckou Keita New Album

African Rhapsodies

Seckou Keita’s new album, African Rhapsodies, has been released on the Swiss record label, Claves. Details here:

It’s an orchestral suite, combining his kora with the BBC Concert Orchestra strings. The track Simply Beautiful Miro, has a certain amount of airplay on BBC Radio. It features cellist Abel Selaocoe duetting with the kora and is pretty representative of the album. You can hear it here, on YouTube