SONA JOBARTEH Playing the complex West African instrument called the Kora | 60 Minutes

Sona Jobarteh is the first female virtuoso player of the kora, a traditional African instrument. Now one of the world’s foremost kora players, her mastery is made more remarkable when considering how complex the instrument is. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0InaUgwlrgo "60 Minutes" is the most successful television broadcast in history. Offering hard-hitting investigative reports, interviews, feature segments and… Continue lendo SONA JOBARTEH Playing the complex West African instrument called the Kora | 60 Minutes

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THE KIFFNESS – Na Miolakolaka Ho Aiza Ianao (The Kiffness Live Looping Remix)

Zaza Kanto means "magnificent child" in Malagasy, the language of Madagascar.  It is also the name given to a group of eight boys in Antananarivo, the capital city of Madagascar.  They make their living by singing for small change in the streets.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8Ap56nxv7E Original Video here : https://youtu.be/JBnNs0jK_lM Donate to Zaza Kanto here: https://www.zazakanto.com/donate

CHICO CÉSAR – Mama África

Official music video for Chico César's hit single "Mama África", taken from his album Cuscuz Clã (a pun with the name of a typical delicacy from the Northeast of Brazil and the KKK). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBdmw_4IjAw Oh let me sing, oh let me sing, oh let me sing, ohLet me sing, let me sing, let me sing,… Continue lendo CHICO CÉSAR – Mama África

MARTINHO DA VILA – Festa de Umbanda (1974)

Martinho da Vila (born February 12, 1938) is a Brazilian singer and composer who is considered to be one of the main representatives of samba and MPB. He is a prolific songwriter, with hundreds of recorded songs across over 40 solo albums. He also has many songs that were recorded by singers from different musical… Continue lendo MARTINHO DA VILA – Festa de Umbanda (1974)

EDDY GRANT – Gimme Hope Jo’Anna (1988)

"Gimme Hope Jo'anna" is an anti-Apartheid song written released by Eddy Grant in 1988, during the Apartheid era in South Africa. The song was banned by the South African government when it was released, but was widely played there nonetheless. It reached number seven on the UK Singles Chart, becoming Grant's first British top 10… Continue lendo EDDY GRANT – Gimme Hope Jo’Anna (1988)

MDOU MOCTAR – Live on KEXP from THING

Mdou Moctar (also M.dou Mouktar) is a Tuareg songwriter and musician based in Agadez, Niger, who performs modern rock music inspired by Tuareg guitar music. His music first gained attention through a trading network of mobile phones and memory cards in West Africa. He sings in the Tamasheq language. Moctar's fourth album, Ilana: The Creator,… Continue lendo MDOU MOCTAR – Live on KEXP from THING

MULATU ASTATKE & BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE – To Know Without Knowing (2020) [fvll albvm]

Mulatu Astatke (Amharic: ሙላቱ አስታጥቄ, romanized: mulatu ästaṭḳe; French pronunciation: Astatqé; born 19 December 1943) is an Ethiopian musician and arranger considered as the father of "Ethio-jazz". Black Jesus Experience are a nine piece Ethio-jazz band based in Melbourne, Australia. Since 2009 they have been best known for collaborations with Mulatu Astatke as well as… Continue lendo MULATU ASTATKE & BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE – To Know Without Knowing (2020) [fvll albvm]

W.I.T.C.H. – Live on KEXP

Witch (often stylized as WITCH or W.I.T.C.H.) is a Zamrock* band formed in the 1970s. Widely seen as the most popular Zambian band of the 1970s, WITCH (an acronym for "We Intend To Cause Havoc"), was headed by lead vocalist Emanuel "Jagari" Chanda. The band formed during Zambia's post-independence golden days, but by the late-1970s,… Continue lendo W.I.T.C.H. – Live on KEXP

ADEKUNLE GOLD – Live @ Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

This year, NPR Music is celebrating Black Music Month with an array of brand new Tiny Desk concerts — both from home and from behind our beloved Desk. Together, these artists represent the past, present and future of Black music. This month of carefully curated shows is a celebration of Black artists expressing themselves in… Continue lendo ADEKUNLE GOLD – Live @ Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

MAMADOU DIABATÉ – Tunga (fvll albvm)

Mamadou Diabaté (born 1975) is a Malian musician known for his work with the kora. He began playing quite early in his life, became known as a musician in the area of Mali in which he lived, and has since moved to the United States, recording several albums. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glHXDhFnQy8 Tunga (Alula Records, 2000) 1 -… Continue lendo MAMADOU DIABATÉ – Tunga (fvll albvm)