Vieux Farka Toure

Vieux Farka Toure on World Rhythms

Sep 30, 2013

This weeks host Bill Dautremont-Smith talks with Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Touré, in advance of his WDIY sponsored performance at Lehigh Universitys Zoellner Arts Center on Sunday, Oct. 13. They talk about his growing up as the son of the legendary guitarist Ali Farka Touré, becoming a professional musician at a relatively late age just before his fathers death and against his advice, his musical career and international collaborations since then, his new album, Mon Pays, returning to his...