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Oumou Sangare and Bela Fleck in Session

Duration:
1 hour, 15 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 10 August 2012

Mary Ann Kennedy with new tracks from across the globe, and a studio session with Malian singer Oumou Sangare performing with American banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck, a collaboration that began in 2005 when Bela Fleck travelled to West Africa to seek out the roots of the banjo.

Music Played

13 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Sweet Talks
    00:00

    Sweet Talks Juliana

    Rough Guide To Highlife, Rough Guide, RGNET-1102 CD

  • Image for Terakaft
    00:08

    Terakaft Awa Adounia

    Kel Tamasheq, World Village, WVF 479070

  • Image for Jorge Ben
    00:12

    Jorge Ben Rita Jeep

    Jorge: The Definitive Collection, Wrasse, WRASS306

  • Oumou Sangare and Bela Fleck in session

    • Image for Bela Fleck and Oumou Sangaré
      00:17

      Bela Fleck and Oumou Sangaré Mogo Kele

      Performers: Oumou Sangaré ( vocal) Bela Fleck (banjo) Will Calhoun (drums / percussion) Benogo Diakite (Kamele N´goni) Alioune Wade (Bass) Dandio Sidibe (back vocal)

    • Image for Bela Fleck and Oumou Sangaré
      00:26

      Bela Fleck and Oumou Sangaré Kounadia

      Performers: Oumou Sangaré ( vocal) Bela Fleck (banjo) Will Calhoun (drums / percussion) Benogo Diakite (Kamele N´goni) Alioune Wade (Bass) Dandio Sidibe (back vocal)

  • Image for Manuel Galbán
    00:32

    Manuel Galbán Alma de Roca

    Blue Cha Cha, Montuno, CPI-33646-00PROMO

  • Image for Furnace Mountain
    00:35

    Furnace Mountain Thrown by the Bull

    The Road To Berryville, Furnace Mountain, N/A 2012

  • Oumou Sangare and Bela Fleck in session

    • Image for Bela Fleck and Oumou Sangaré
      00:39

      Bela Fleck and Oumou Sangaré Denso (Rhythm)

      Performers: Oumou Sangaré ( vocal) Bela Fleck (banjo) Will Calhoun (drums / percussion) Benogo Diakite (Kamele N´goni) Alioune Wade (Bass) Dandio Sidibe (back vocal)

    • Image for Bela Fleck and Oumou Sangaré
      00:51

      Bela Fleck and Oumou Sangaré Djorolen

      Performers: Oumou Sangaré ( vocal) Bela Fleck (banjo) Will Calhoun (drums / percussion) Benogo Diakite (Kamele N´goni) Alioune Wade (Bass) Dandio Sidibe (back vocal)

  • Image for Sheena Wellington
    00:59

    Sheena Wellington The Yellow on the Broom

    Clearsong, Dunkeld Records, DUNCD-012

  • Image for Karine Polwart
    01:02

    Karine Polwart Tinsel Show

    Single, Hegri Music, HEGRICD08RP

  • Image for Balfour Kyerematen
    01:07

    Balfour Kyerematen Adowa (Otanfo)

    Rough Guide To Highlife, Rough Guide, RGNET-1102 CD

  • Image for Tartit
    01:11

    Tartit Tihou Beyatene

    Songs for Desert Refugees, Glitterhouse Records, GRCD739

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