Posts Tagged ‘Tabu Ley Rochereau’

African Rhythms, KFAI 12/05/13

December 5, 2013

Tabu Ley Rochereau

The latest African Rhythms is online, featuring music from Senegal and The Gambia, new songs from Cape Verdian/Parisian Mayra Andrade, and a tribute to the Congolese soukous master Tabu Ley Rochereau. 2 hours with Brad and Jojo via KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul.

Tabu Ley photo via RFI Musique


African Rhythms, KFAI 02/07/13

February 7, 2013


The latest African Rhythms show is up in the MP3 archives at the KFAI site. Congolese soukous, Malian blues, roots reggae, and more are featured in this week’s eclectic mix, including some of the greatest voices of African music (Vusi Mahlasela, Tabu Ley Rochereau, Chiekh Lô…).

Tabu Ley Rochereau LP cover via Global Groove


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.

Tabu Ley

February 23, 2008

And now to the Congo with the Voice of Lightness: Tabu Ley Rochereau.