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Adriano Adewale

Lucy Duran introduces a specially-recorded interview and studio session with Sao Paulo-born percussionist and composer Adriano Adewale, whose work combines jazz, classical and traditional music from Brazil and Nigeria. Now based in London, his band includes Senegalese kora player Kadialy Kouyate, Australian bassist Nathan Riki Thomson and fellow Brazilian Marcelo Andrade on saxophone and flute.

WORLD ROUTES
Presented by Lucy Duran
Produced by Felix Carey
Contributors: Nigel Williamson/John L. Walters
Tel. 020 7765 4661
Fax 020 7765 5052
e-mail world.routes@bbc.co.uk

Saturday 31st January, 3pm

Adriano Adewale Group
Adriano Adewale (percussion & vocals)
Kadialy Kouyate (kora & vocals)
Marcelo Andrade (saxophones, flutes, rabeca)
Nathan Riki Thomson (bass, flutes, kalimba)

In session:

Adewale/Kouyate/Andrade/Thomson: Together
Recorded at Broadcasting House by Andrew Smillie & Alison Rhynas, January 2008

CD roundup with Nigel Williamson and John L. Walters

Choice 1 (Nigel)
Pierre Akindengue: Egomé Ewoga (Gabon)
Album: Vérité d’Afrique
LUSAFRICA 562 252

Choice 2 (John)
Titi Robin: Sultana la Kali
Album: Kali Sultana
Naïve WN 145 173

Choice 3 (Lucy)
Stelios Petrakis: Syrtos
Album: Orion
Buda Musique 860 178

Choice 4 (Nigel)
Oumou Sangare: Seya
Album: Seya
World Circuit WWCCD08

Choice 5 (John)
Sissoko: Bibi
Jayme Stone; Mansa Sissoko
Album: Africa to Appalachia
Jayme Stone JS200

In session:

Adewale: Assim
Recorded at Broadcasting House by Andrew Smillie & Alison Rhynas, January 2008

Adewale: Family Album
Recorded at Broadcasting House by Andrew Smillie & Alison Rhynas, January 2008

Adewale: Passa por Mim
Recorded at Broadcasting House by Andrew Smillie & Alison Rhynas, January 2008

Together, Assim, Family Album Passa por Mim also appear on Adriano’s album Sementes (Segue Records SEGCD0801)

1 hour

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Sat 31 Jan 2009 15:00
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