12/15/2011 African Rhythms

 

Along with new music from Brasileiras Marisa Monte and Maria Rita and a tribute to Barry Llewellyn and The Heptones in the first hour, we spent the second hour of today’s African Rhythms surveying the breadth of music from contemporary African female singers including Cesaria Evora, Souad Massi and Dobet Gnahore.


Playlist Tracks: 
Tarika Sammy - Hisoma
Album: Beneath Southern Skies; Label: Shanachie
Echocentrics - Party People
Album: Echoland; Label: Ubiquity
Fatoumata Diawara - Boloko
Album: Fatou; Label: World Circuit
Marisa Monte - O Que Você Quer Saber de Verdade
Album: O Que Você Quer Saber de Verdade; Label: EMI
Mayra Andrade - Konsiénsia
Album: Stória Stória; Label: RCA Victor France
Maria Rita - Santana
Album: Elo; Label: Warner Latino
Nelson Angleo e Joyce - Sete Cochorros
Album: Brazil 70: After Tropicalia New Directions in Brazilian Music in the 70's; Label: Soul Jazz
Hindi Zahra - Ahiawa
Album: Handmade; Label: Naive
Kae Sun - Weh-Weh
Album: Outside the Barcode; Label: Kae Sun Music
Cheikh Lo - Conia
Album: Jamm; Label: Nonesuch
The Heptones - Babylon Falling
Album: The Meaning of Life: the Best of the Heptones 1966 - 76; Label: Trojan
The Heptones - Country Boy
Album: Tougher Than Tough; Label: Mango
The Heptones - The Meaning of Life
Album: The Meaning of Life: the Best of the Heptones 1966 - 76; Label: Trojan
Rob - Boogie On
Album: Funky Rob Way; Label: Analog Africa
De Frank Professionals - Afe Ato Yen Bio
Album: Afro Beat Airways: West African Shockwaves (Ghana & Togo 1972 - 78); Label: Analog Africa
Patricia Hilary - Njiwa
Album: The Golden Tanzanian Taarab; Label: Patricia Hilary
Khadja Nin - Sina Mali, Sina Deni
Album: Women of Africa; Label: Putumayo
Sali Oyugi - Jahera
Album: Vuma!; Label: Sali Oyugi
Tarloh - Saymugeepo
Album: In Raindrops; Label: Tarloh
Angelique Kidjo - Sedjedo
Album: Djin Djin; Label: Razor & Tie
Cesaria Evora - Africa Nossa
Album: Rogamar; Label: Lusafrica
Dobet Gnahore - Côte d'Ivoire
Album: Djekpa La You; Label: Contre Jour
Souad Massi - Raoui
Album: Raoui; Label: Ras
Chiwoniso - Vanorapa
Album: Rebel Woman; Label: Cumbancha
Faya Tess & Lokua Kanza - Bana
Album: Acoustic Africa; Label: Putumayo
Mahotella Queens - Thina Siya Khan Yisa
Album: Golden Afrique volume 3; Label: Network
Program: 
Air Date: 
December 15, 2011