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Israeli superstar Idan Raichel and Malian guitar virtuoso Vieux Farka Touré first met at an airport in Germany in 2008 while both were on tour. From this chance encounter an artistic kinship was born, culminating in an unscripted recording session that took place one afternoon in November 2010 in a small Tel Aviv studio. Joined by Israeli bassist Yossi Fine and Malian calabash player Souleymane Kane, Idan and Vieux improvised a masterful selection of songs that capture the unbridled creativity and inspired collaboration of these four brilliant musicians. The Touré-Raichel Collective was formed and the songs they recorded are the foundation of the album The Tel Aviv Session.

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"Le Niger" Live at City Winery
"Hawa" Live at City Winery
Live at WOMEX 2012

The Touré-Raichel Collective perform live at WOMEX 2012 in Thessaloniki, Greece

Live on WNYC Soundcheck
Live on 91.5 WBEZ 'Eight Forty-Eight'
Behind The Scenes: The Story of The Touré-Raichel Collective

Idan Raichel and Vieux Farka Touré share some of the behind-the-scene details that led to the eventual recording of The Tel Aviv Session and the formation of The Touré-Raichel Collective.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Boulder, Colorado
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Seattle, Washington

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