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Rita Ray introduces highlights from Sauti za Busara 2009, a festival held in Zanzibar's historic Stone Town. With veterans of Msondo Ngoma, plus Nawal and Oudaden.

Rita Ray introduces highlights from Sauti za Busara 2009, a festival held in Zanzibar's historic Stone Town which celebrates music from East Africa and beyond.

With 'muziki wa dansi' from the veterans of Msondo Ngoma, East Africa's oldest surviving band, the soulful songs of Nawal from the Comoros Islands and the hard-driving Berber music of Moroccan band Oudaden.

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Presented by Rita Ray
Produced by Roger Short

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Saturday 18th April 2009

Msondo Ngoma Band: Dalili (8:47)
Recorded at the Sauti Za Busara Festival, Zanzibar, by BBC Sound Engineer James Birtwistle

Interview with Msondo Ngoma

Msondo Ngoma Band: Mama Kosi (7:25)
Msondo Ngoma Band: Familia
Recorded at the Sauti Za Busara Festival, Zanzibar, by BBC Sound Engineer James Birtwistle

Nawal: Allah Hu Allah
Recorded at the Sauti Za Busara Festival, Zanzibar, by BBC Sound Engineer James Birtwistle

Interview with Nawal Mlanao

Nawal: Swing
Recorded at the Sauti Za Busara Festival, Zanzibar, by BBC Sound Engineer James Birtwistle

Interview with Yusuf Mahmoud, Director of the Sauti Za Busara festival

Oudaden: Gnaoua
Recorded at the Sauti Za Busara Festival, Zanzibar, by BBC Sound Engineer James Birtwistle

Interivew with Oudadn

Oudaden: Mui Lela
Recorded at the Sauti Za Busara Festival, Zanzibar, by BBC Sound Engineer James Birtwistle

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Sat 18 Apr 2009 15:00

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