Talé - Salif Keita
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  • Summary: Produced by Philippe Cohen Solal, the latest release from the Malian artist features guest appearances from Manu Dibango, Roots Manuva, Bobby McFerrin, and Esperanza Spalding.
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  1. Effortlessly mixing traditional instrumentation with samples, this varied yet cohesive album has an angular funkiness and a soulful pop edge.
  2. Mar 29, 2013
    70
    With Gotan Project's Philippe Cohen producing, the sixty-something plunges into assorted weirdness here. [May 2013, p.73]
  3. Mar 7, 2013
    60
    It works when he doesn't get too clever.
  4. Mar 7, 2013
    60
    There’s no real ‘wow factor’ to Talé despite its star guests. But it’s a loveable enough effort.
  5. Mar 7, 2013
    40
    A mixed bag. [Apr 2013, p.96]
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