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Andy Morgan

Andy Morgan

    Music ban beaten by desert blues
    Music ban beaten by desert blues
    Garba Touré and his guitar were a familiar sight on the streets of Diré, a dusty town on the banks on the Niger, upstream from...
    Kinshasa's orchestra of survival and hope
    Kinshasa's orchestra of survival and hope
    Nathalie is a single mum who struggles to clothe her little boy and pay the rent. She plays the flute and the sax. Josephine gets up at 4.30am...
    Musicians in sharia battle for Mali's cultural soul
    Musicians in sharia battle for Mali's cultural soul
    The pick-up halted in Kidal, the far-flung Malian desert town that is home to members of the Grammy-winning band Tinariwen. Seven AK47-toting...
    Tinariwen: From the Sahara to New York City
    Tinariwen: From the Sahara to New York City
    Tuareg rockers Tinariwen have been exporting their acclaimed brand of desert rock to a worldwide audience for a decade. Former manager Andy Morgan...