Salif Keita has been at the forefront of modern Malian music for many years. Dubbed the 'golden voice of Africa' (fRoots), Keita has over that time extended musical frontiers and carved out a distinctive musical voice, in which rock, funk and jazz combine with the deepest West African griot traditions.

'The best thing about him was his voice. A grainy and searing tenor, its power continues to drop jaws, cause goosebumps' (****Evening Standard)