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Badenya: Manden Jaliya in New York City
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 1 hour 6 mins
Originally from Mali, Guinea, Gambia, and Guinea-Bissau, these artists are now part of the global beat of New York City's music scene. Though their music has a distinctively contemporary Afropop sound, they are all jalilu—practitioners of ancient performance traditions dating back to the 13th century Empire of M...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 1 hour 6 mins
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Safarini in transit: Music of African immigrants
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produced by Andrew C. Frankel and Joan Rabinowitz, fl. 2000 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 8 mins
Musicians from Ghana, Kenya, Republic of Congo, and Zimbabwe lead powerful performances by five ensembles of African musicians who now live in the United States. Studio recordings from 1995-1998, these rhythmic tracks feature memories of childhood, the instrumentation and performance styles of contemporary Afropo...
produced by Andrew C. Frankel and Joan Rabinowitz, fl. 2000 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 8 mins
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The Blackbyrds
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produced by Donald Byrd, 1932-2013 and Orrin Keepnews; performed by Keith Killgo, fl. 1973, Kevin Toney, fl. 1973, Joe Hall, Barney Perry, 1953- and Allan Barnes, 1949-, The Blackbyrds (Fantasy, 1996), 1 hour 16 mins
produced by Donald Byrd, 1932-2013 and Orrin Keepnews; performed by Keith Killgo, fl. 1973, Kevin Toney, fl. 1973, Joe Hall, Barney Perry, 1953- and Allan Barnes, 1949-, The Blackbyrds (Fantasy, 1996), 1 hour 16 mins
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