Toumani Diabaté 'The Mandé Variations'
"One of the most magnificent instrumental records I've ever heard" David Harrington, Kronos Quartet
"stately, intricate, meditative, rooted in a culture, but never afraid to transcend it." Uncut****
"With such poetic virtuosity, surely Diabaté is one of the world's pre-eminent musicians in any genre." Observer Music Monthly****
"the very definition of a virtuoso performance and, on its own terms, close to perfection." Q Magazine****
"brilliantly played and starkly beautiful pieces." The Times****
"The Mandé Variations is so superbly crafted, so stunningly beautiful, that it enhances the lives of those who listen to it." Jazzwise****