While Malian musician Bassekou Kouyate and his group Ngoni Ba recorded their latest album, Jama Ko, in a Bamako studio, the nation was immersed in turmoil: The military was overthrowing the president, and Islamic fundamentalists were imposing sharia law in the north. Inspired and affected by the political disorder, Kouyate created an energetic album incorporating the [...]
Posts Tagged ‘dave attell’
Your next seven days should be filled with laughter. The following could help.
Friday, May 13: Anti-Social Network at DAR Constitution Hall
Stand-up vets Dave Attell, Jim Breuer, Bill Burr, and host Jim Norton make up this gimmicky named show. Local comic-done-good Seaton Smith opens. I’m already a fan of 80 percent of this lineup. The odd [...]