Vieux Farka Toure is a Grammy-winning Malian singer-guitarist who has been dubbed as "The Hendrix of the Sahara" and named one of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time by Rolling Stone. The son of late Malian blues musician Ali Farka Toure, Vieux has released several albums fusing African blues, jazz and pop. His most recent album, the critically acclaimed The Secret (Six Degrees, 2011), includes collaborations with Dave Matthews, Derek Trucks, John Scofield, and Ivan Neville.
Idan Raichel is an Israeli keyboardist and composer known for blending Middle Eastern, African, and Eastern European influences. His 2002 debut album, The Idan Raichel Project, went triple platinum and changed landscape of popular... Read More