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Africa Express Reworks Minimalist Composer Terry Riley's 'In C'

Africa Express announces 'Africa Express presents...Terry Riley's In C Mali,' the first ever African version of the minimalist masterpiece.

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To commemorate the 50th anniversary of influential composer Terry Riley's iconic composition, Africa Express is readying the arrival of Terry Riley's In C Mali. The first African rendition of the minimalist masterwork, the piece was recorded in the same Bamako youth club as Africa Express's Maison des Jeunes LP and features Malian artists Adama Koita on the Kamel N'goni and Bijou on vocals, as well as Western musicians Damon Albarn on melodica, Nick Zinner on guitar and Brian Eno on vocals, amongst others. Speaking about the project, Riley mentioned:

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