A first listen to a new remix EP by the ngoni master from Mali.

photo of Cheick Hamala Diabate

This weekend, griot Cheick Hamala Diabate will be in New Orleans, not to play Jazz Fest but a series of show around the city at night. He also has a new EP, "Prudence," with six electro-world remixes of his song, "Prudence," in addition to his own version.

His schedule:

Thursday: Desire on Burgundy (unplugged)

Friday: Old US Mint with Papa Mali

Saturday: Hi Ho Lounge with the Mardi Gras Indian Orchestra

Sunday: Gasa Gasa