Presser from launchRead about West African Musician Jali Fily Cissokho, who features in 'Take Mali', in a recent article from the Oxford Times: 

"Oxfordshire-based African musician Jali Fily's Griot tradition has been recognised as an important asset in a new exciting language teaching resource called Take Mali...

"Griot is the name for a storyteller in West Africa where there is a strong history of oral tradition. Griots are poets and musicians, as well as being historical experts, and political commentators and advisors.

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