“Dusu” means “heart” in Bambara, the primary language spoken by band front-man Ibrahim Kelly, nephew of Ali Farka Toure, and a native of Mali, West Africa. In your heart is where the band would like you to feel their music.
Based in Portland, Oregon, Dusu Mali Band plays improvisational African blues rock & roll, creating unique live music experiences every time they hit the stage. The band is a group of hard-working, honestmusicians that bring the best they have, every time. They believe in themselves, and they believe in the support of their fans.