Etran Finatawa

Etran Finatawa
Etran Finatawa - Introducing Etran Finatawa
Etran Finatawa - The Sahara Sessions
Etran Finatawa - Desert Crossroads
Etran Finatawa - Tarkat Tajje/Let's Go!
  • country:Niger
  • region:West Africa
  • style(s):Desert Blues
  • label:World Music Network
  • type:Band, Composer/Songwriter
  • gender:male
  • instrumentation:instrumental, vocal
  • artist submitted by:World Music Network


Etran Finatawa combine the rich nomadic cultures of the Tuareg and Wodaabe people from the West African country of Niger a region that for thousands of years has served as a crossroads between the Arabs of North Africa and the sub-Saharan traditions. Etran Finatawa blend traditional instruments with electric guitars, combining the polyphonic songs of the Wodaabe people with modern arrangements, transporting you to the Sahara with their evocative sound.