Assane Thiam, Senegalese music

Assane Thiam — Li Tama Di Joy Wax La

Assane Thiam: the Senegalese tama drummer who will make you ill. Crushing tension drum under arm, Thiam and his crew are producing the tightest sonics and world’s most super-dry rhythmic precision. Making melody of interlocking percussion. This is an extraordinary selection from an array of mbalax-oriented drum-god wank-fest tapes. Thiam made his name in Youssou N’Dour’s band and other on dozens of records and hundreds of shows with side and solo projects (plus he has played with oodles of well known pop musicians like Peter Gabriel and Paul Simon so, you know.)


Face A

Li Tama Di Joy Wax La

Nit Mbokam

Allah Yaana


Face B

Serigne Saliou Mbacke

Teral Yaay

Fass Wi


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June 14, 2014 at 11:09 am

Amazing ! Thank you !

June 21, 2014 at 11:06 am

super !!!!

August 11, 2015 at 9:15 am

Lovely sound!

September 25, 2015 at 2:54 pm

I just saw him in Paris and found this recording. Amazing! Thank you!!

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