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  • blog August 20, 2015

    Remembering Doudou N’diaye Rose, 1930-2015

    Renowned Senegalese percussionist and bandleader Doudou N’diaye Rose died in Dakar on Aug. 19. He was 85. He leaves behind a body of work that includes collaborations with Miles Davis, the Rolling Stones, and Nine Inch Nails, and promoting Senegalese culture … Read more »

  • blog June 16, 2015

    Field Report: Cape Verde’s Atlantic Music Expo and Kriol Jazz Festival

    Bastiaan Springer is a producer for Radio 5 (Netherlands), and a world music journalist for FRoots, Songlines and MixedWorldMusic.com. Photos by José Sergio The Cape Verde archipelago of 10 islands and five islets, located some 500 km west of Senegal, … Read more »

  • blog November 12, 2014

    Ebola Awareness Songs

    Throughout history, music has had a vital role in African communities in communicating news, advice and educational messages. In the face of the Ebola epidemic, West African musicians have taken the lead in spreading awareness and information to the public … Read more »

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