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Nomad (by Bombino)

Nomad (by Bombino)
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Description: Born in northern Niger, Bombino is an ethnic Tuareg, a nomadic tribe spread out across the Sahara Desert, and if he inherited a steady urge for going, it shows in his guitar playing, which is informed by the fluid, melodic, and graceful style of so many great African guitarists. But he's also listened and studied the playing of Jimi Hendrix and Mark Knopfler closely, and maybe a little of J.J. Cale, too, another man whose guitar style embraces a sharp, dusty-tinged desert tone, and somehow out of all this, Bombino emerges as a sort of Dick Dale of the Sahara, with a guitar style that is uniquely all his own. For this, his second ... (more)
Manufacturer: Nonesuch Records
Release date: 1 April 2013
Tags: 2013 (1), Rock (1), Blues (1), 2010s (1), Niger (1), Tuareg (1)
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