Bassekou Kouyaté (born 1966) is a musician from Mali. His band is known as Ngoni ba.
Kouyaté’s debut album Segu Blue was released internationally in 2007 by Out Here Records and distributed in the U.K. by Proper Music Distribution. The album was produced by Lucy Durán. He has also appeared on a number of albums by Toumani Diabaté and has performed in several European countries. In 2010, Kouyaté has been on tour with Béla Fleck.
Kouyate, together with wife Sacko and Ngoni Ba, appeared at The 2013 Proms.