Cheikh Tidiane Seck

Timbuktu - The Music of Randy Weston

KOS005
Release Notes
  • Deep double album of Afro Jazz from elder Statesman of Malian music Cheikh Tidiane Seck, founder member of Le Rail Band de Bamako & Les Ambassadeurs
  • Featuring Manu Dibango and Abd Al Malik
  • A tribute to the work and compositions of Randy Weston

Elder statesman of Malian music Cheikh Tidiane Seck sends an Afro Jazz prayer to his friend and colleague Randy Weston over a double LP, propelling his Pan-African vision into the future over a sea of soulful piano and complex percussion.

Cheikh envisaged the session as a kind of musical banquet, inviting guests including Manu Dibango and Abd Al Malik to the table to pay tribute to Randy Weston’s compositions, blending disparate musical traditions and experiences into a collective eulogy.