African Rhythms, KFAI 12/15/11

Along with new music from Brasileiras Marisa Monte and Maria Rita and a tribute to Barry Llewellyn and The Heptones, 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. You can hear the show with Brad, Jojo and Charlie via MP3 or RealAudio streams at the KFAI site.

Tarika SammyHisoma
album: Beneath Southern Skies; label: Shanachie
EchocentricsParty People
album: Echoland; label: Ubiquity
Fatoumata DiawaraBoloko
album: Fatou; label: World Circuit
Marisa MonteO Que Você Quer Saber de Verdade
album: O Que Você Quer Saber de Verdade; label: EMI
Mayra AndradeKonsiénsia
album: Stória Stória; label: RCA Victor France
Maria RitaSantana
album: Elo; label: Warner Latino
Nelson Angleo e JoyceSete Cochorros
album: Brazil 70: After Tropicalia New Directions in Brazilian Music in the 70’s; label: Soul Jazz
Hindi ZahraAhiawa
album: Handmade; label: Naive
Kae SunWeh-Weh
album: Outside the Barcode; label: Kae Sun Music
Cheikh LoConia
album: Jamm; label: Nonesuch
The HeptonesBabylon Falling
album: The Meaning of Life: the Best of the Heptones 1966 – 76; label: Trojan
The HeptonesCountry Boy
album: Tougher Than Tough; label: Mango
The HeptonesThe Meaning of Life
album: The Meaning of Life: the Best of the Heptones 1966 – 76; label: Trojan
RobBoogie On
album: Funky Rob Way; label: Analog Africa
De Frank ProfessionalsAfe Ato Yen Bio
album: Afro Beat Airways: West African Shockwaves (Ghana & Togo 1972 – 78); label: Analog Africa
Patricia HilaryNjiwa
album: The Golden Tanzanian Taarab; label: Patricia Hilary
Khadja NinSina Mali, Sina Deni
album: Women of Africa; label: Putumayo
Sali OyugiJahera
album: Vuma!; label: Sali Oyugi
album: In Raindrops; label: Tarloh
Angelique KidjoSedjedo
album: Djin Djin; label: Razor & Tie
Cesaria EvoraAfrica Nossa
album: Rogamar; label: Lusafrica
Dobet GnahoreCôte d’Ivoire
album: Djekpa La You; label: Contre Jour
Souad MassiRaoui
album: Raoui; label: Ras
album: Rebel Woman; label: Cumbancha
Faya Tess & Lokua KanzaBana
album: Acoustic Africa; label: Putumayo
Mahotella QueensThina Siya Khan Yisa
album: Golden Afrique volume 3; label: Network

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