With the Krar Collective currently on tour, we turn our attention to East Africa. We hit many points throughout the region that includes Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Plus, in hour 2, a heaping helping of new world music releases, including new CDs from Angelique Kidjo, Habib Koite, Shanren, Tiécoro Sissoko, and many others.
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We celebrate the birthday of Congolese legend Francois ‘Franco’ Luambo Makiadi in this show with music from him along with more songs and styles from central African nations, including Burundi, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda.
Music from artists including Wendo Kolosoy, Franco, Papa Wemba, Papa Noel, Mounira Mitchala, Somi, and So Kalmery
Plus, in hour 2, new releases and concert previews. With music from Erev Rav Klezmer Orchestra, Akoya Afrobeat, Sylvain Leroux, Maga Bo, Jungle by Night and more. Continue reading 2012-07-06: Music of Central Africa