Acclaimed Mauritanian Griot, Noura Mint Seymali, coming to Minneapolis on February 19 | Mshale

She is the daughter of Seymali Ould Mouhamed Val, a revered scholar-musician credited as the first person to apply written notation to folk music in Mauritania. Mint Seymali has taken the musical world by storm with her cosmopolitan mix of funk bass, drums, and psych guitar played by her husband and fellow griot, Jeich Ould Chighaly. Source: Acclaimed Mauritanian Griot, Noura … [Read more...]

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