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Bongo, Backra & Coolie: Jamaican Roots, Vol. 1
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produced by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1953- (Folkways Records, 1975), 40 mins

Jamaican folk music blends African, European and East Indian (in dialect: Bongo, Backra and Coolie) roots into something distinctly Jamaican. Kumina, a magico-religious cult of predominantly rural peasantry, includes invocation of and possession by gods and ancestral spirits aided by songs and drumbeats. Convin...

produced by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1953- (Folkways Records, 1975), 40 mins
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Carnaval in Cuba
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produced by Andrew Schloss (Folkways Records, 1981), 46 mins

As Andrew Schloss explains in the liner notes: “Carnaval has a history of mixing and uniting people of different races, and the merriment and participation in Carnaval has always transcended class boundaries”. Recorded in 1980 in Havana and Santiago de Cuba, Schloss note only captures the unique unifying exper...

produced by Andrew Schloss (Folkways Records, 1981), 46 mins
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Creole Music of Surinam
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produced by Clifford Entes (Folkways Records, 1978), 48 mins

This collection presents the two main genres of Afro-Dutch Guyanese music—Kawina-winti and Kaseko-Opo Poku. Sung in Taki-Taki (a native Creole dialect consisting of English, Dutch, Portuguese, and African languages) this album offers a glimpse into Surinamese life and the music that accompanies it.

produced by Clifford Entes (Folkways Records, 1978), 48 mins
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The Cuban Danzón: Its Ancestors and Descendents
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produced by John Santos and Andrew Schloss (Folkways Records, 1982), 48 mins
These recordings represent a collection of masterpieces, which will now be preserved as an important part of the archives documenting the history of Cuban music. We hope that they will be used by this and future generations in the study and appreciation of Latin music..."

John Santos


"Estas grabaciones r...
produced by John Santos and Andrew Schloss (Folkways Records, 1982), 48 mins
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Dabuyabarugu: Inside the Temple - Sacred Music of the Garifuna of Belize
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produced by Carol Jenkins and Travis Jenkins (Folkways Records, 1982), 52 mins

The Garifuna are descendants of escaped slaves who intermarried with native Carib and Arawak Indians. This album is a collection of music recorded during a dugu, a two week ceremonial feast that attempts to placate the gods. Requiring a year of preparation, and an ample supply of rum, the music heard on this al...

produced by Carol Jenkins and Travis Jenkins (Folkways Records, 1982), 52 mins
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Ethnic Drums
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performed by Anjey Satori, 1969- (Anjey Satori, 2010), 57 mins
After a series of slow and calming albums, Anjey Satori in his next album invites the listener to taste quite lively and energetic rhythms of different ethnic drums and other percussion. African, Tibetan and shaman drums and percussion fit very well for the practice of dynamic meditations.
performed by Anjey Satori, 1969- (Anjey Satori, 2010), 57 mins
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Mixtec
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written by E. Fernando Nava, L.; edited by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy (Routledge (Publisher), 1998), 7 page(s)
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Costa Rica
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written by Carlos A. Fernández; edited by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy (Routledge (Publisher), 1998), 26 page(s)
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Guatemala
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written by Linda O'Brien-Rothe; edited by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy (Routledge (Publisher), 1998), 17 page(s)
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written by T. M. Scruggs; edited by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy (Routledge (Publisher), 1998), 9 page(s)
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