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Safarini in transit: Music of African immigrants

Various Artists
Safarini in transit: Music of African immigrants

Musicians from Ghana, Kenya, Republic of Congo, and Zimbabwe lead powerful performances by five ensembles of African musicians who now live in the United States. Studio recordings from 1995-1998, these rhythmic tracks feature memories of childhood, the instrumentation and performance styles of contemporary Afropop, and experimentation with new international musical styles. 67 minutes. "Not only does this collection shine the spotlight on some excellent transplanted musicians playing African-styled music in America, it also underscores those all-important links between African musical culture and the American milieu of soul, R&B, gospel, and funk." — CMJ New Music Report

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Track Listing

101
Tcheni Tcheni Wawali Bonane with Yoka Nzenze 4:38
102
Safarini Frank Ulwenya and Afrisound with Yoka Nzenze 5:44
103
Nyoka Musango Lora Chiorah-Dye and Sukutai 5:51
104
Ko Kofi Anang 7:10
105
Amedzro Obo Addy 6:43
106
Wumba Wumba Wawali Bonane with Yoka Nzenze 6:25
107
Chakacha Frank Ulwenya 3:54
108
Chemtengure Lora Chiorah-Dye and Sukutai 5:46
109
Kusanga Ema Wawali Bonane with Yoka Nzenze 6:54
110
Oshi Obo Addy 5:39
111
Hail Kofi Anang 6:00
112
Mwari Komborera I Africa Lora Chiorah-Dye and Sukutai 2:18

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