African Rhythms, KFAI 05/12/11

We heard a track from Vieux Farka Touré’s forthcoming CD The Secret (produced by Soulive’s Eric Krasno) along with music from Tuareg guitarist Bombino (opening for Tinariwen at the Cedar on July 8), Cesaria Evora, and Les Nubians (supporting their new CD Nu Revolution with a tour that includes two shows at the Dakota) on today’s edition of African Rhythms. You can hear the show for 2 weeks via MP3 stream at the KFAI site (where you can also find the complete playlist).

Les Nubians photo: Marie Etchegoyen

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars – Tamagbondorsu (The Rich Mock the Poor)
album: Rise and Shine; label: Cumbancha

Vieux Farka Touré – Watch Out (featuring Eric Krasno)
album: The Secret; label: Six Degrees

Prince Alla – Captive Bird
album: Mista Savona: Warn the Nation; label: Mista Savona Productions

Sam Magwana – Marina
album: Virunga Roots volume 1; label: Virunga

Suzzana Owíyo – Kisumu 100
album: Rough Guide to Kenya; label: Rough Guide

Bombino – Tar Hani (My Love)
album: Agadez; label: Cumbancha

Tony Allen – Kilode
album: Lagos No Shaking; label: Honest Jons

Wagadudu – Easy Dancing
album: Timeless Classics; label: Sassman Records

Wenge BCBG – Titanic
album: Les Anges Adorable; label: Simon Music

Mali Latino – Joie en Village
album: Mali Latino; label: Alex Wilson Records

Bob Marley – Stir It Up
album: One Love: The Very Best of Bob Marley; label: Tuff Gong

Gregory Isaacs – Objection Overruled
album: Night Nurse; label: Mango

The Jolly Boys featuring Albert Minott – The Passenger
album: Great Expectations; label: e one

Lightning Head – N.P.G.
album: 12″; label: Lion Head Productions

Les Nubians – Les Gens (Feat. Blitz The Ambassador)
album: Nü Revolution; label: Shanachie

Cesaria Evora – Africa Nossa (en duo avec Ismaël Lô)
album: Rogamar; label: RCA Victor

Chiwoniso – Vanorapa
album: Rebel Woman; label: Cumbancha

Nneka – Africans
album: Concrete Jungle; label: Decon

Amadou et Mariam – Bali Maou
album: Tje Ni Mousso; label: Circular Moves

Boozoo Bajou – Yoruba Road
album: Allenko Brotherhood Ensemble; label: Shanachie

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