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artist: Artists Msafiri Zawose

  • feature May 5, 2016

    Afropop Travels to Abidjan for the 2016 MASA Festival Video Feature

    Here are videos of some of the artists featured in our “Afropop Travels to Abidjan for the 2016 MASA Festival” program. MASA Video Review Soum Bill Bella Mondo Zeynab Doussou Bagayoko Msafiri Zawose Ray Lema Cheick Tidiane Seck Ile Aye … Read more »

  • blog March 12, 2016

    Photo Essay: MASA Festival in Abidjan, Part Four

    At the Palais de la Culture, Wed., March 9—The opportunity to hear groups led by jazz masters Ray Lema and Paco Séry filled the Salle Lougah Francois with anticipation, and the musicians delivered magnificent music, unfortunately after a long delay … Read more »

  • feature June 22, 2012

    Exclusive Podcast: Msafiri Zawose Brings Wagogo Roots to US

    Anyone who has collected the best and most moving recordings of traditional African music will know the name “Zawose.”  Hukwe Zawose, who died in 2003, was a giant–an influential figure in post-Independence Tanzania, the leader of a traditional music movement, … Read more »

  • program June 20, 2012

    Afropop Summer Serenade

    Time to kick back and let us serenade you with gorgeous sounds from around the globe—Sali Sidibé, Mariem Hassan, Ikhwani Safaa Music Club and more. You’ll hear debuts of new music from Bonga and Jaojoby as well as some of … Read more »

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