Mdou Moctar demonstrates why he’s one of today’s most exhilarating guitarists in new Fender Sessions set

Mdou Moctar
(Image credit: Fender/YouTube)

Fender has dropped the latest edition of its Fender Sessions series, for which it’s teamed up with none other than electric guitar wizard Mdou Moctar.

Moctar has become something of a household name in recent times. Last year, the Tuareg guitarist dropped his show-stopping album, Afrique Victime, and has since gone on to floor audiences with a series of mind-boggling live performances.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.