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  • feature December 3, 2015

    Stocking Stuffers 2015

    Here are the reviews of the albums featured in our new Stocking Stuffers 2015 program. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to see a complete list of the artists, songs and albums from the show. Damily – Very … Read more »

  • program December 3, 2015

    Stocking Stuffers 2015

    Tuareg blues, Angelique Kidjo with a symphony orchestra, the return of Les Ambassadeurs and Kandia Kouyate of Mali. New sounds from Zambia and Nigeria, and classic ones from Senegal, Colombia, Zimbabwe and the Dominican Republic. These are just a few … Read more »

  • blog June 17, 2015

    Exclusive Video Premiere: Pat Thomas, “Gyae Su” Live

    Pat Thomas is one of the legendary voices of Ghanaian highlife. He has ridden the waves of Ghana’s popular music, from the sunny, major-key highlife of the early ’70s to the minor-key funky highlife and Afro-funk of the mid ’70s … Read more »

  • interview June 17, 2015

    Pat Thomas Talks About His New Album

    Pat Thomas is a veteran of Ghanaian highlife, going back to the 1960s. He is often associated with the so-called Burger highlife scene out of Germany, where he and many other highlife musicians once lived. But these days, Pat is … Read more »

  • interview July 6, 2013

    John Collins: Ghana, Then and Now (Part 1)

    John Collins has lived a life in African music that few of us can imagine. Born in the UK, he started playing with traveling bands in Ghana in 1969, at a time when few Westerners had even heard the word … Read more »

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