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Guinean griot and musician Moh Kouyaté

By Alison Hird

In this week's edition of World Music Matters, Guinean musician and song writer Moh! Kouyaté talks about the musical and marital responsibilites that come with being born into a Djeli or griot family. We also hear how he came to play with American bluesman Corey Harris before he even knew Mississippi existed.

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