#3712: West and Central Africa

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Today's New Sounds features contemporary music from West and Central Africa. Traditional African rhythms combine with creative uses of semi-broken electronics, and energetic choruses. Habib Koité, Master Soumi, Baba Commandmant and the Mandingo Band and others are featured.

PROGRAM #3712 West and Central Africa (First aired on 4/10/2015)  

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Ballaké Sissoko & Vincente Segal

Chamber Music

“Ma-Ma” FC, excerpt

Six Degrees
Amazon

Habib Koité feat. Master Soumi

Soô

Balon Tan [3:14]

Contre-Jour CJ030
contrejour.com

Baba Commondant and the Mandingo Band

Juguya

Ntijiguimorola [4:30]

Sublime Frequencies SF097
forcedexposure.com

Mbongwana Star feat. Konono No.1

From Kinshasa

Malukayi [6:00]

Nonesuch Records
nonesuch.com

Boubacar Traoré

Mbalimaou

Sina Mousso Djougou [2:55]

Lusafrica
Amazon

Foday Musa Suso and Philip Glass

The Music of Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso

Beautiful Girl (live) [5:39]

Orange Mountain Music OMM0066
Amazon

Ballaké Sissoko

Chamber Music

“Ma-Ma” FC [5:11]

Six Degrees
Amazon

BKO Quintet feat. Piers Faccini

Bamako Today

Donsolu [4:56]

Buda Musique
Amazon

Samba Touré

Gandadiko

Male Bano [5:12]

Glitterbeat Records
Glitterbeat

Boubacar Traoré

Mbalimaou

Sagnon Moni [3:46]

Lusafrica
Amazon

Djeli Moussa Diawara and Bob Brozman

Ocean Blues from Africa to Hawaii

Nkaminyo Yelena ma [6:49]

Melodie
Amazon