2018-07-27 African Jazz (aka Afrojazz)

African Jazz #9 (Michael A. Cummings)This week, we engage in  a wildly varied exploration of African jazz, from Ethiopia to Nigeria to South Africa.

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Hour 1
Soweto String Quartet “take five” from Our World

Tony Allen “Night in Tunisia” from A Tribute To Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers – EP

African Jazz Pioneers “Nonto Sangoma” from The Rough Guide to South African Jazz

Gino Sitson “400 Years After” from Song Zin’… Vocadelic Tales

Kora Jazz Band “Looking-Up” from Back to Africa

Kheswa & Her Martians “Ntyilo Ntyilo” from Meadowlands, Stolen Jazz

Blick Bassy “Mintaba” from Léman

Ray Lema “Hal 99” from Nangadeef

Vinkate “African Travel” from The Jazz Jousters: Location Nigeria

Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos “Amaechi’s Blues” from Fela Ransome Kuti and his Koola Lobitos

The Jazz Clan “You and Me Together” from Dedication

Toto Bona Lokua “Where I Came From” from Toto Bona Lokua

Hour 2
Alemayehu Eshete
“Hameta” from Ethiopiques 3 Golden Years of Modern Ethiopian Music 1969-1975

Mulatu Astatke “Mulatu’s Mood” from Mulatu Steps Ahead

Selaelo Selota “Untold Stories” from Enchanted Gardens

Spokes Mashiyane “Banana ba Rustenburg” from African Jazz ‘N Jive

Pops Mohamed “The spirit” from How Far Have We Come?

Judith Sephuma “Mmangwane” from A Cry … A Smile … A Dance

Simphiwe Dana “Jiya Jiya” from Firebrand Special Edition

Zacks Nkosi “Soso” from Freedom Blues – South African Jazz Under Apartheid

Samuel Yirga “Firma Ena Wereket” from Guzo

Helsinki-Cotonou Ensemble “Chili Song” from We Are Together

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