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All posts with tag: Cesaria Evora

  • interview August 15, 2017

    Tcheka: Cape Verdean Maestro Goes Solo

    Tcheka (born Manuel Lopes Andrade) is a Cape Verdean original, a singer/songwriter/guitarist who has mastered the traditional idioms of his musically rich island nation, and channeled them into an expressive style all his own. He has recorded and toured with … Read more »

  • review June 12, 2015

    Havana Paris Dakar

    The Senegalese love affair with Cuban music is nothing new. It goes back to at least the 1940s, and reached spectacular fruition in the pan-African sound of Orchestra Baobab in the ‘60s and ‘70s and the revival band Africando starting … Read more »

  • program April 4, 2013


    Afropop is celebrating 25 years on public radio! With some of our favorite live concert recordings made over the years in Zanzibar, Morocco and New York City. We’ll travel to Stone Town for the Sauti za Busara Festival as well … Read more »

  • review May 17, 2010

    Cabo Verde Instrumental

    The Lusafrica label has a fine catalogue of retrospective releases on Cape Verdean music, newly distributed in the US this spring.  The Spirit and Soul of Cabo Verde is a thorough, 2-CD introduction to the sensuous charms of music from … Read more »

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