Obituary: Charlie Ndiaye (1948-2023) | Songlines
Thursday, September 21, 2023

Obituary: Charlie Ndiaye (1948-2023)

By Nigel Williamson

Orchestra Baobab's swinging bass player, an ever-present since the mid-70s, has passed away

Baobab (Archive) Balla And Charly In Club Baobab 1970 72 CROP

Charlie Ndiaye (right) with Balla Sidibe (left) in Dakar's Baobab Club circa 1970-72

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