The Super Biton was formed just after Mali became indipendent. It was the result of three bands getting together: La Renaissance, Ségou Jazz and the Alliance Jazz. Under the direction of its founder member trumpet player Amadou Bâ, the band soon became the standard bearer of Bambara music. […] Super Biton owes its success to the warm mesmerizing rhythms of Bambara music, which is a lot easier to dance to than Malenké music.
In addition to the rhythms, one cannot but add a word about the efficient arrangements of the brass section and guitars, and Mamadou Doumbia’s voice. […]» (From the liner notes)
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