Posted in June 2011

Muntu Valdo: Prince of Sawa Blues

Muntu Valdo: Prince of Sawa Blues

This article originally appeared in Songlines, #76 (June 2011) p22. Photo by Bumi Thomas. Download a pdf here. “It’s not really blues like you know it. It’s not Mali blues, it’s not desert blues, it’s not Delta blues. It is blues from the Sawa people.” Cameroonian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Muntu Valdo explains how he first … Continue reading