Daily Discovery: Adama Yalomba – Anbese

Adama Yalomba‘s new single “Anbese” extracted from his brand-new album Tanou rejuvenate the n’dan harp, an endangered traditional Malian instrument, with a modern twist.

Yalomba’s adaptation of the n’dan involves expanding it to 12 strings and integrating tuning keys, enhancing its sound while preserving its essence. This innovative approach not only celebrates Mali’s rich musical heritage by preserving the n’dan but also introduces it to contemporary music listeners, enhancing its accessibility and appeal to a wider audience, including younger generations and international listeners.

Tanou showcases Yalomba’s exceptional skill as a musician and his deep respect for his cultural roots, positioning him as a pivotal figure in the evolution of West African music.

Find more info and get a copy of Tanou released on the 19th of March via Remote Records HERE