Songs of the Kora (#1182)

The West African harp hasn’t had the STG spotlight for a while, so we’ll take this week to focus on its magical sound, both solo and incorporated into groups and fusion music. Plus other global tunes in hour two.

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Hour 1
Jeli Moussa Sissoko – Lamban – Ballaké (Kora Music From Mali)
Kevin Brown & Moussa Kouyate – The Thorn – Kora Blues
3MA – Lova (feat. Ballaké Sissoko, Driss El Maloumi & Rajery) – Anarouz
Andrew Oliver Kora Band – Fanta Groove – Just 4 U
Balimaya Project – Balimaya (radio edit) – Balimaya (single)
Kora Jazz Band – Badinerie – Back to Africa
Ba Cissoko – Women (Doonia Guinee) – Electric Griot Land
Nathalie Cora – Mamiwata – Petite Terre
Orchestra Baobab – Foulo – Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng
AKA Trio – Baracoa – Joy
Cumbia Cosmonauts & The Radio Africa Band – Animbara – Cumbia Cosmonauts & The Radio Africa Band
Seckou Keita & Catrin Finch – Bach to Baïsso – SOAR
Ravi – Moino – The Afro Brazilian Project: Travels with the African Kora in Brazil

Hour 2
Invisible System – Sonkolo (feat. Invisible Dan) – Bamako Moon
Celenka – Brihat Hebot – Villoi Varsa
Ehsan Matoori – Alnesa Mesli – The Voices and Bridges
Kongero – Hanne Kjersti – Live in Longueuil
Fadhilee Itulya – Amina – Shindu Shi
Saulius Petreikis World Orchestra – Laimingo Laimintuo – Freedom is Calling / Laisvė šaukia
Quyếch – Cho – Quyen Troy
Urutau – Oração (feat. Iuri Resende) – Donizete
Alex Ferreira – Lo Calore – Lo Calore – Single
Angelique Kidjo – Take It Or Leave It – Mother Nature
Kamel El Harrachi – Ghabou – Nouara
MISST – Ergen Deda – MISST.EU
Moh Alileche – Knowledge is Power – Humanity is Falling Apart

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