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      "a futuristic, psychedelic, neo-griot frenzy." - Village Voice
      With extensive touring throughout the U.S. and Europe, and plans to release its much anticipated sophomore album, 2008 is shaping into an incredible year for the fast-rising band credited with "setting a new standard for fusions of rock 'n' roll and West African music" (Afropop ... read more

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      With extensive touring throughout the U.S. and Europe, and plans to release its much anticipated sophomore album, 2008 is shaping into an incredible year for the fast-rising band credited with "setting a new standard for fusions of rock 'n' roll and West African music" (Afropop Worlwide).

      Since forming in 2005, the magnetic instrumental quintet has been credited with bridging the gap between West African and American music unlike any group before them, quickly winning a diverse and devoted following at top venues such as the Bonnaroo and Voodoo festivals to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Their live shows and self-titled debut album have won international acclaim from the New York Times, Global Rhythm, fRoots, NPR and more.

      The members of Toubab Krewe developed their unique sound over the course of numerous extended trips to Mali, Guinea, and Ivory Coast, where they immersed themselves in the local culture and studied and performed with luminaries such as Lamine Soumano, Vieux Kante, Madou Dembele and Koungbanan Conde. In 2007 the band played at the the legendary Festival of the Desert in Essakane, Mali, known as the most remote festival in the world.

      The band is finishing up its new album with Grammy winning producer Steven Heller.

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