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    Diaspora Encounters: The Indo Caribbean World


    Competition between communities of Indian and African descent has been a mainstay of politics and culture in the former British colonies of Trinidad and Tobago, and Guyana. This rivalry plays out in institutions from the University of the West Indies … Read more »

  2. Discography: Reimagining Jazz in Africa


    The Jazz Epistles – The Jazz Epistles Kora Jazz Band & Guests – Kora Jazz Band & Guests Hugh Masekela – The Lasting Impressions of Ooga Booga Mulatu Astatke – Ethiopiques Vol. 4 (eithiojazz) KanDJi – NA Jack Dejohnette & … Read more »

  3. Discography: Singing for Life


    Here is a list of albums heard on Afropop Worldwide’s Singing for Life: HIV/AIDS and Music in Uganda : Various artists “Singing For Life: Songs Of Hope” (Smithsonian Folkways 2007) Afrigo Band “Mpeddembe” (A.C.P. Records 1995) Various artists “The Kampala … Read more »

  4. Discography: Sudan: A Musical History


    Much of the music on this program was either recorded by Afropop Worldwide, or gathered through non-commercial sources. Surprisingly little Sudanese music is available on the international market, but here are a few good leads, and hopefully, more in the … Read more »

  5. Discography: The Art of Improvisation Part 1


    Here is a list of albums heard on Afropop Worldwide’s The Art of Improvisation: Part 1: John Coltrane “The John Coltrane Anthology” (Rhino 1993) Ornette Coleman “The Shape Of Jazz To Come” (Atlantic 1959) Momo Wandel Soumah “Afro Swing” (Fonti … Read more »

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