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Les Ambassadeurs Internationales Featuring Salif Keita

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Les Amassadeurs Internationales Featuring Salif Keita

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Reissues, World

We gave it an A

Before Mali’s Salif Keita became the funky albino darling of world-music record bins, he was lead singer for the influential Les Ambassadeurs. Les Ambassadeurs Internationales Featuring Salif Keita‘s five cuts from the mid-’70s feature a more contemplative Afro-Cuban sound than Keita’s solo albums, but the combination of his unearthly voice and Kante Manfila’s sparkling guitar runs won’t exactly put you to sleep. Lovely stuff. A