Les Ambassadeurs Internationales Featuring Salif Keita | EW.com

Music

Les Amassadeurs Internationales Featuring Salif Keita Before Mali's Salif Keita became the funky albino darling of world-music record bins, he was lead singer for the influential Les Ambassadeurs. ...Les Amassadeurs Internationales Featuring Salif KeitaReissues, World Before Mali's Salif Keita became the funky albino darling of world-music record bins, he was lead singer for the influential Les Ambassadeurs. ...1993-01-29

Before Mali’s Salif Keita became the funky albino darling of world-music record bins, he was lead singer for the influential Les Ambassadeurs. Les Ambassadeurs Internationales Featuring Salif Keita’s five cuts from the mid-’70s feature a more contemplative Afro-Cuban sound than Keita’s solo albums, but the combination of his unearthly voice and Kante Manfila’s sparkling guitar runs won’t exactly put you to sleep. Lovely stuff. A