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  • blog August 12, 2005

    Discography: East African Taarab

    Some of the recordings in this program come from Kelly Askew’s private recording. Her book, “Performing the Nation” comes with an excellent CD full of rare recordings. Two of the pieces in this show were recorded by Afropop Worldwide in … Read more »

  • interview August 12, 2005

    Interview: Kelly Askew

    Kelly Askew is a professor of Anthropology, and of African and Afro-American Studies at the University of Michigan.  She lived in Tanga, Tanzania, studying taarab music from 1992-95, and published “Performing the Nation: Swahili Music and Cultural Politics in Tanzania” … Read more »

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