"Carai caso", "Caarai tuya caso", "Noom(a)ra", "Noom(a)ra ltaa", "Sup toptobelite", "Toro caa", "Toro caa moroti", "Tuya caso", "Yakare
Bassekou said his mother, Yakare
Damba, a prominent singer with a voice that penetrated the village nights, taught him the art of singing that now accompanies every stroke of the strings on his n'goni.
In this film clip, Yakare
Damba explains how she trains her grandchildren and the children perform the special hand-clapping songs of the village.