This short documentary explores the origins of blues music in Western Africa and how it spread to the rest of the world via the rivers which transported many Africans away from their native land. We invite you to enjoy Blues of the River featuring interviews and performances by Baaba Maal, Mansour Seck, Tinariwen and more.
New York, NY, USA
Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Saint Ann, Jamaica
Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu, India
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India