African Rhythms, KFAI 03/22/12

We debuted new tracks from the Touré-Raichel Collective (great new acoustic music from Vieux Farka Touré and Idan Raichel), Céu and Mo Kolours on today’s edition of African Rhythms on KFAI. Along the way we made time for classics both well known and obscure from Alton Ellis, Orlando Julius, Mbilia Bel and Edzayawa. 2 hours with Brad and Charlie, streamable at the KFAI site.

Mo KoloursTwelve
album: Banana Wine; label: One Handed Music
Touré-Raichel CollectiveAzawada
album: The Tel Aviv Session; label: Cumbancha
EdzayawaGondzin
album: Projection One; label: Soundway
Orlando JuliusPsychedelic Afro Shop
album: Super Afro Soul; label: Vampi Soul
Lijadu SistersBayi L’ense
album: Mother Africa; label: Knitting Factory
CéuContravento
album: Caravana Sereia Bloom; label: Six Degrees
Seu JorgeAmérica do Norte
album: America Brasil o Disco; label: EMI
Marisa MonteDescalço no Parque
album: O Que Você Quer Saber de Verdade; label: EMI
The Funk ArkGreen Tree, Yellow Sky
album: High Noon; label: ESL
Rikki IlilongaMusamuseke
album: Zambia; label: Now Again
Michael KiwanukaHey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye
album: The Songs of Leonard Cohen; label: Mojo
Lloyd Miller & The HeliocentricsRain Dance
album: Lloyd Miller & The Heliocentrics; label: Strut
Alton EllisAfrican Descendents
album: Studio One Funk; label: Soul Jazz
Gregory IsaacsSad to Know You’re Leaving
album: Night Nurse; label: Mango
Hollie CookIt’s So Different Here
album: Hollie Cook; label: Mr. Bongo
Monique SekaTata Nzambé
album: Bisso na Bisso; label: Globe
Mbilia Bel/Tabu LeyShauri Yako
album: Bel Canto: Best of the Genidia Years (Congo Classics 1982-1987); label: Sterns
Toto BissaintheDey
album: Musica Negra in the Americas; label: Network
RashaAzara Al Hay
album: Music of Nubenegra; label: Nube Negra Records
Fatoumata DiawaraBoloko
album: Fatou; label: World Circuit
Touré-Raichel CollectiveLe Niger
album: The Tel Aviv Session; label: Cumbancha
Seun Kuti & Africa 80Good Leaf
album: From Africa with Fury – Rise; label: Knitting Factory
Michael WhiteFatima’s Garden
album: Land of Spirit and Light; label: Impulse
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