Posts Tagged ‘Manu Dibango’

African Rhythms, KFAI 05/24/12

May 24, 2012

On today’s edition of African Rhythms: Great new music from Nickodemus with Afrika Bambaataa and Brownout plus classics from Lady Saw, Manu Dibango, Guelewar and lots more. The show is up and streaming at the KFAI site.


African Rhythms, KFAI 05/05/11

May 5, 2011

Madagascar, South Africa, Benin and Burundi were among the stops on our musical itinerary on today’s edition of African Rhythms. We also heard new tracks from Les Nubians (with Manu Dibango) and mento stalwarts the Jolly Boys (pictured above) and lots more. The show is available as an MP3 stream at the KFAI site for two weeks; the playlist is posted there and here.


Soul Power (2009)

February 23, 2010

The perfect companion film to When We Were Kings and a document of a great cross-cultural moment of the 70s. Directed by Jeffrey Levy-Hinte. With James Brown, The Spinners, Tabu Ley Rochereau, Manu Dibango, The Fania All Stars with Celia Cruz, Johnny Pacheco, Hector Lavoe and Ray Barretto, B.B. King, Franco and OK Jazz, Bill Withers, Miriam Makeba, Muhammad Ali, Don King.