African Rhythms, KFAI 12/12/13

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As the world celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela, African Rhythms salutes the music of South Africa on today’s show, from Masekela and Makeba to the Dark City Sisters and the Mgababa Queens, along with a set of contemporary African music from around the continent during the first hour. Streaming now at the KFAI site.

Hugh MasekelaKaa Ye Oya
Album: Introducing Hedzoleh Soundz; Label: Blue Thumb
Miriam MakebaAfrican Convention
Album: Golden Afrique volume 3; Label: Network
Mayra AndradeTéra Lonji
Album: Lovely Difficult; Label: Columbia
ChronixxHere Comes Trouble
Album: 7″; Label: Rootsman
Mamadou KellyNansongo
Album: Adibar; Label: Clermont
Mulatu AstatkeSurmu featuring Fatoumata Diawara
Album: Sketches of Ethiopia; Label: Jazz Village
Fnaïre featuring Salah EdinSah Raoui
Album: Rough Guide to the Music of Morocco; Label: Rough Guide
Black Market BrassBig Muffler
Album: 7″; Label: Secret Stash
Oscar SulleyBukom Mashie (Quantic remix)
Album: Soundway Remixed; Label: Soundway
Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni BaJama Ko
Album: Jama Ko; Label: Out Here
Poets of RhythmRhodesian Girl
Album: Anthology 1992 – 2003; Label: Daptone
Dark City SistersChange Jive Bafana
Album: 7″; Label: HMV
Mgababa QueensMaphuti
Album: Next Stop Soweto Vol. 1: Golden Age of Mbaqana; Label: Strut
Phillip Malela & the MoversIntandane
Album: Next Stop Soweto Vol. 2; Label: Strut
Brenda FassieSum’bulala
Album: Golden Afrique volume 3; Label: Network
SkylarksHolili
Album: Township Jazz & Jive; Label: Music Club
Joshua SitholeSedelini Thina
Album: Zulu Jive; Label: Carthage
Udokotela Shange NamajahaAwungilobolele
Album: Indestructible Beat of Soweto; Label: Shanachie
Mahotella Queens and MahlathiniImbodlomane (Bassman)
Album: Phezulu Eqhudeni; Label: Carthage
Obed NgobeniKazote No. 2
Album: My Wife Bought a Taxi; Label: Shanachie
Vusi MahlaselaWhen You Come Back
Album: The Voice; Label: ATO
Reggie Msomi’s Hollywood Jazz BandMidnight Ska
Album: Golden Afrique volume 3; Label: Network
ToreadorsGwinyitshe
Album: Next Stop Soweto Vol. 2; Label: Strut
Miriam MakebaMaria Fulo
Album: Pata Pata; Label: Reprise
Mbilia Bel & Tabu LeySisi Mandela
Album: Mbilia Bel & Tabu Ley; Label: Genidia
Bheki MselekuCelebration
Album: Celebratiion; Label: World Circuit
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