Bassidi Kone @ NMIT Fairfield campus

Bassidi Kone is a world renowned master musician who recently completed the Australian leg of a world tour … before returning to Mali.

This performance was a special guest artist appearance at NMIT’s 1st semester ‘Intercultural Music Concert’. Bassidi was backed by a small percussion group led by Simon Lewis.  Simon is a long time student of Bassidi & other musicians in Guinea, Mali & Senegal … & now teaches West African Percussion at NMIT’s Fairfield campus in Melbourne as well as privately at MelbourneDjembe.

Bassidi has 2 CD’s with his larger Malian group, Bwazan, available via his website.  Also a new CD has recently been released:   Koné Express’ debut album, Non Stop, was recorded in Mali and Melbourne, mixed in Northcote and mastered in London.  The Non Stop CD is available via Simons website.

Bassidi Kone :   bassidikone.com/Bassidi_Kone/Welcome.html

Simon Lewis:   melbournedjembe.com.au/mod/

NMIT music faculty:   nmit.edu.au/news/thursday-29-may-bachelor-music-intercultural-music-concert