Music of African Islands (#1187)

M’Toro Chamou

August 27 is the birthday of Cesaria Evora, and we celebrate with music from her and other artists from Cabo Verde, along with songs from other African islands, including Madagascar, the Comoros, Réunion, São Tomé and Príncipe, Mauritius, Zanzibar, and more.

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Hour 1
M’Toro Chamou – Mwengé – Sika Mila
Pedro Lima – Cxi Compa Sá Cá Batéla – Maguidala
Malagasy Guitar Masters – Volo Hazo – Volo Hazo
Nawal – For a Dignified Humanity – Embrace the Spirit
Cesária Evora – Sangue de Beirona – Cabo Verde
Imani Ngoma Troupe – Msoma – Bape, Songs and Dances from Zanzibar
Nathalie Natiembé – Dé Troi Ti – Sankèr
Christine Salem – Alouwé – Salem Tradition
Tchota Suari e Chando Gracioso – Nha Boi – Pour Me a Grog: The Funaná Revolt in 1990s Cabo Verde
Bitori e Fefé di Calbicera – Mô Na Máma – Pour Me a Grog: The Funaná Revolt in 1990s Cabo Verde
D’Gary – Tiako Ianao – Malagasy Guitar: Music From Madagascar

Hour 2
Bau – Jailza – Café Musique
Zein Musical Party – Nisaidie Mpenzi – Zanzibara, Vol. 10 (First Modern: Taarab Vibes from Mombasa & Tanga, 1970-1990)
Siti Muharam – Alaminadura – Siti of Unguja (Romance Revolution on Zanzibar)
Mwanahela & Golden Star – Humvui Alovikwa – Zanzibara, Vol. 10 (First Modern: Taarab Vibes from Mombasa & Tanga, 1970-1990)
Agrupamento da Ilha – Bo gosa di só txi – Léve Léve: São Tomé & Principe Sounds (70s-80s)
Alberto Caleris – Canchimalero – 25 años ¡¿diga?!
Alea – Échale Sal – Alborotá
Rachel Magoola – Bufuubi – Resilience – Songs of Uganda
Quyếch – Chờ – Quyển Trời
Jaojoby – Come On – Malagasy
LaBelle – Grand Maître (feat. Ballaké Sissoko) – univers-île
Razia (Said) – Antalaha – The Road
Maalesh – Wacha Matata – Yelela – Afrique du Soleil Levant

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