Biography of Sidi Touré

Sidi Touré (born 1959, Gao, Northern Mali) is a singer/songwriter from Bamako, Mali. His music is a type of songhaï blues. He started his carrier in the Sonhaï Stars, a regional orchestra. In 1984 he won the Award of best singer with a song of his own hand at a Mali National Bienale. He won the same price again in 1986. In 1992 he collaborated with Kassemady Diabaté. Sidi Touré is outside Mali mainly known for his appearance in the Take-Away Shows serie of Vincent Moon. Moon filmed the Malian musician during his trip in Mali.

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