African Rhythms, KFAI 12/29/11

Brad and Jojo wind down an eventful year with diverse music from Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Tanzania, Congo, Senegal and points beyond on this week’s edition of African Rhythms on KFAI. The show is streaming via MP3 or RealAudio at the KFAI site.

Joe Frazier, 1972, AP wirephoto

Blitz the AmbassadorNative Sun featuring Shad
album: Native Sun; label: EMBS
LiraFeel Good
album: Lira EP; label: Otarel Music
MalamanyaContigo Son
album: Malamanya EP; label: Malamanya
Abba GargandoZinezju Meghdem
album: Ishilan N-Tenere: Guitar Music from the Western Sahel; label: Sahel Sounds
OsibisaSurvival
album: Woyaya; label: Decca
Marisa MonteDescalço no Parque
album: O Que Você Quer Saber de Verdade; label: EMI
Ry-Co JazzMambo Ry-Co
album: Golden Afrique volume 2; label: Network
Cheikh LoBambay Gueej
album: Bambay Gueej; label: Nonesuch
Fatoumata DiawaraKanou
album: Fatou; label: World Circuit
Mamani KeitaKonia featuring Adama Coulibaly
album: Gagner l’Argent Français; label: No Format
Michael KiwanukaI Need Your Company
album: Tell Me a Tale EP; label: Communion
FrancoMamou (Tu Vois!)
album: African Classics; label: Sheer Records
Yvonne Chaka ChakaUmqombothi
album: The Best of Yvonne Chaka Chaka; label: Teal Records
Patricia HillaryNjiwa
album: The Golden Tanzanian Taarab; label: Starel
Alemayehu EsheteTashamanaletch
album: Ethiopiques 13: Ethiopian Groove; label: Buda Musique
Hugh MasekelaThuma Mina
album: Live at Market Theatre; label: 4 Quarters
Ali Hassan KubanHabibi
album: Rough Guide to the Music of North Africa; label: Rough Guide
Them MushroomsWamsheba Wamsheba
album: Them Mushrooms; label: Music From Kenya
WagaduguEasy Dancing
album: Timeless Classics; label: Sassman
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