Ngoni Painting
by Sidi Touré

Thrill Jockey
ngonipainting • 2014

Ready to buy? Head over to your left and select your desired format!

Also available is a painting by the n'goni virtuoso Abdoulaye Koné aka Kandiafa.

The painting will be rolled in 40lb. Kraft Paper and shipped in a heavy duty professional mailing tube.

The n'goni is known to have existed since 1352, when Ibn Battuta, a Moroccan traveller reported seeing one in the court of Mansa Musa.

It is believed to have evolved into the banjo in North America after Mande slaves were exported there.

Click through to see the n'goni played by the master and its maker Abdoulaye Koné in accompaniment with Sidi Touré on the song "Ay Hora."