2014-01-24 Music of East Africa + New Releases

Krar Collective, live at Womex 2011. Photo by Jacob Crawfurd (www.crawfurd.com)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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Hour 1
Geoffrey Oryema
“Lajok” from Beat the Border

Ndala Kasheba “Refugees” from Refugees

Orchestre Sega Sega “Loko Ngech” from Kenya Partout Vol. 6

Mulatu Astatke “Yekatit” from New York – Addis – London: The Story of Ethio Jazz 1965-1975

Jean Paul Samputu “Rehema (Falling In Love With Muslim Girl)” from Testimony from Rwanda

Abdi Muhumud & Waberi Artists “Aynaanka Hay” from Somalia Sings Songs of the New Era

Sarah Ndagire “Okunde Nyowe” from Train

GiGi “Kahn” from Gigi

Maryam Mursal “Kufilaw (Take Care)” from The JOURNEY

Set break — Community Billboard

Getatchew Mekurya “Yene Hassab Gwadegna” from Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol.5

Khadja Nin “Damu Ya Salaam” from Ya…

Rasha “MY GIRL” from Let Me Be

Dur-Dur Band “Hayeelin” from Dur-Dur, Vol. 5

Hour 2
Hukwe Zawose
“Sauti Za Kigogo” from Chibite

Set break — End of the East Africa portion of the show

Adrian Raso & Fanfare Ciocarlia “DJANGO” from Devil’s Tale

Tiécoro Sissoko “Sa Funke” from Keme Borama

Shanren “Thirty Years” from Left Foot Dance of the Yi

Baird Hersey & Prana “Across The Waters” from Sadhana

Monsieur Doumani “My Baggy Trousers” from Grippy Grappa

Angelique Kidjo “Bomba (with Rostam Batmaglij)” from Eve

Habib Koite “Balon Tan” from Soo

Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate “Faya” from Faya

Set break — Concert Calendar

Shoko Hikage “Sakura Zukiyo” from Inishi No

Boban & Marko Markovic Orchestra “Bobanova Saga (Boban’s Fairytale)” from Gipsy Manifesto

Florecer “Amigo (Negrita)” from Diamantes en la Grama

Nistha Raj “Bhairavi Beatbox” from Exit 1

One thought on “2014-01-24 Music of East Africa + New Releases”

  1. Thanks for including “Amigo” in the second hour of this show — feels good to have such great company on the playlist 🙂

    All the best,

    Mark Baum
    Florecer Ensemble

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