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Charlie Gillett

Charlie Gillett presents sounds from around the world and a studio session with Staff Benda Bilili, a new band from the Democratic Republic of Congo who have become something of a worldwide sensation. Five members of the band are paraplegics who play in wheelchairs, and the others include former street kids who met the band in their home in the grounds of Kinshasa Zoo.

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Presented by Charlie Gillett
Produced by Roger Short

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Friday 11th December

August Musarurwa: Skokiaan
Bulawayo Sweet Rhythms Band
Album: Bulawayo Jazz
Sharpwood B000GHJSX0

Kouyate: Torin Torin
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba
Album: Africa express presents
Puma AE001

Shobeni Zwelabantu Mayise: Ngiyagula
Odadewethu
Album: Kuyaoxaban' Amadoda
Gallo/Warner 5051865-1745-5-4

In Session

Kinunu Ntunu Montana (drums)
Ngambali Yakala Coco (vocals/guitar)
Tanga Suele Djunana (vocals)
Likabu Makodu Léon Ricky (vocals)
Landu Satonge Roger (satongé/vocals)
Kabamba Kasongo Kabose (vocals)
Kiara Mayingi Cavalier (bass)
Nsituvuidi Nzonza Théophile (vocals)

Muziki
Staff Benda Bilili
BBC Recording by engineers Andrew Smillie, Paul Waton, Gary Newman, November 2009

Moto Moindo
Staff Benda Bilili
BBC Recording by engineers Andrew Smillie, Paul Waton, Gary Newman, November 2009

Trad: Balada Conducatorolui
Taraaf de Haïdouks
Album: Musiques des Tziganes de Roumanie
Crammed Discs Craw2

Kuti: Zombie
Fela Kuti & Africa 70
Album: Zombie
Wrasse Records WRASS048

Bregovic: Hop hop hop
Saban Bregovic and the Wedding and Funeral Band
Album: Welcome to Goran Bregovic
Wrasse records WRASS241

Les Colonnes De Karnak: Aamedat el Karnak
Les Musiciens Du Nil
Album: Egypte: Les Musiciens Du Nil, Vols. 1 & 2
Ocora CX2394

Bakari Abeid/Mohamed Ilyas: Panya (The Rat)
Mohamed Ilyas with Nyota Zameremeta Orchestra of Zanzibar
Album: Taarab
Chiku-Taku Recording CHITA 01

Hendrix: Red House
Jimi Hendrix
Album: Blues
Polydor 521 037-2

S Magaricem Na Povratku (Muli Song)
Ivo Robic
Album: Ivo Robic: The Platinum Collection
Croatia 2CD 5706526

Quick and White
Kasai All Stars
Album: In the 7th Moon the chief turned into a swimming fish…
Crammed Discs CRAW44

In Session

Marguerite
Staff Benda Bilili
BBC Recording by engineers Andrew Smillie, Paul Waton, Gary Newman, November 2009

Staff Benda Bilili
Staff Benda Bilili
BBC Recording by engineers Andrew Smillie, Paul Waton, Gary Newman, November 2009

Kun-nu-shu
Blue Asia
Album: Sketches of Myahk
Vivid Sound VSCD 9692

Pull The Catch
Fat Freddy’s Drop
Album: Dr. Boondigga & The Big BW
The Drop Records DRP013CD

Release date:

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Fri 11 Dec 2009 23:15

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