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  • The second and last album pairing guitar virtuoso Ali Farka Touré and kora master Toumani Diabaté, Ali and Toumani won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional World Music Album. Recorded in 2005, with contributions from Cachaíto López on bass, the album is the successor to the Grammy-winning In the Heart of the Moon and is the last recorded by both Touré and López. Pitchfork says it's "uncommonly beautiful." NPR calls it "breathtaking."

  • The second and last album pairing guitar virtuoso Ali Farka Touré and kora master Toumani Diabaté, Ali and Toumani won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional World Music Album. Recorded in 2005, with contributions from Cachaíto López on bass, the album is the successor to the Grammy-winning In the Heart of the Moon and is the last recorded by both Touré and López. Pitchfork says it's "uncommonly beautiful." NPR calls it "breathtaking."

  • Savane is the final recording from Malian guitar legend Ali Farka Touré, the “King of Desert Blues,” who passed away in 2006. The Guardian (UK) calls it “an African classic … remarkable for its sheer variety and passion.”

  • The winner of the 2005 Grammy for Best Traditional World Music Album, In the Heart of the Moon brings together Malian guitarist Ali Farka Toure and kora master Toumani Diabaté for "an album of breathtaking instrumental sorcery" (The Times, UK). Also featuring contributions from Ry Cooder, it was called "the most beautiful music on earth" by MOJO.

  • This double disc collects essential vintage recordings from the late Malian guitar master Ali Farka Toure. These previously vinyl-only classic tracks first ignited interest in the artist dubbed "the John Lee Hooker of Africa."

  • Culled from sessions that guitarist Ali Farka Toure recorded for Malian national radio in the ’70s, "these hypnotic performances," says MOJO, "established his reputation in Africa, and they still have the power to take the breath away."