Toubab Krewe Branches Out with New Instruments and Geographic Influences

Tucson Weekly | October 7, 2009
In some ways, Toubab Krewe may actually come closer to giving us a sense of West African music than any Putumayo production. In fact, you could say they're the real deal, were it not for what some ethnology snobs might consider a cultural-appropriation problem: The band hails from Asheville, N.C.

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