2019-07-05 African Guitars

Rokia Traore

Some of the world’s amazing guitarists and guitar styles have emerged from Africa. Today we hear from Zimbabwe’s lyrical Louis Mhlanga, the electric Tuareg music of Mdou Moctar, and lots of sounds in between.

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Hour 1
Vusi Mahlasela & Louis Mhlanga – Tontobane – Live at the Bassline
Madala Kunene – Mlisa – Bafo Bafo (feat. Syd Kitchen)
Franco – Merengue – Originalité
Oumar Konate – Terya (Friendship) with Sidiki Diabate – Addoh
Dama & D’Gary – Hiakatra Sa Hidina – To Go Up Or To Go Down? – The Long Way Home
Shiyani Ngcobo – Sevelina – Introducing Shiyani Ngcobo
Jean ‘Bosco’ Mwenda – Bayeke – Mwenda wa Bayeke
Koo Nimo & Vishal Nagar – Mohammadu / Odo Yewu – Koo Nimo & Vishal Nagar
Selaelo Selota – Village Chants – Enchanted Gardens
Francis Macharia – Wanjuri Wanjuri (Kenya) – The African Guitar Box
Tamikrest – Wainan Adobat – Kidal
African Virtuoses – Wouloukoro – The Classic Guinean Guitar Group
Oumar Konate – Oumar Bakoi (feat. Dramane Toure & Makan Camara) – I Love You Inna (feat. Dramane Toure & Makan Camara)

Hour 2
Habib Koité – Batoumambe – Fôly! Live Around the World
Bombino – Oulhin (My Heart Burns) – Deran
Kanté Manfila – Relaxin’ At Moribaya (Instrumental) – The Rough Guide To African Guitar Legends
Pape Armand Boye – Xareba – Xareba
Richard Bona – Kalabancoro – Munia (The Tale)
Oliver Mtukudzi – Hatida Hondo – Bvuma/Tolerance
Djelimady Tounkara – Fanta Bourama – Solon Kôno
African Virtuoses – Dembati galant – The Classic Guinean Guitar Group
Rokia Traoré – Tounka – Tchamantché
Boubacar Traoré – Tunga magni – Maciré (Kar Kar)
Lobi Traore – Tiekoroboa – Mali Blue

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