On today’s show: warm sounds from Hindi Zahra (Morocco/Paris), Sam Mangwana (Congo), Mighty Diamonds (Kingston), Kamatana (Kenya) and Blitz the Ambassador (Ghana/NYC) along with a steel drum-fueled Trinidadian mix with Black Truth Rhythm Band, Steel an’ Skin and the Esso Trinidad Steelband’s cover of a Jackson Five song produced by Van Dyke Parks…
at the Cedar. Along the way we heard some great records from Mickey (GA, USA), Geraldo Pino & his Heart Beats (Sierra Leone), Nneka (Nigeria/Germany), Alkibar Gignor (Mali), and the Addis Acoustic Project (Ethiopia).
2 hours of globetrotting with Brad and Deborah. Featuring tracks from Aar Maanta (Somalia/UK), Fanga (France), Djelimady Tounkara & the Rail Band (Mali), Nico Gomez & his Afro Percussion, Inc. (Belgium/Netherlands), and Seu Jorge (Brazil).
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