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Album Releases/Kasai Allstars Session

Lucy Duran is joined by writer Nigel Williamson, and DJ and broadcaster Rita Ray for a round-up of the latest world music albums. Plus a specially-recorded session with Congolese trance music supergroup the Kasai Allstars.

WORLD ROUTES

Presented by Lucy Duran
Produced by Peter Meanwell

Tel. 020 7765 4661
Fax. 020 7765 5052
e-mail world.routes@bbc.co.uk

Saturday 7th August 2009

In Session:

Kasai Allstars
Mputu Ebondo Meso Meso (vocals/guitar)
Kabese Ngandu (vocals)
Kalenga Ditu (vocals/small likembe/tam-tam)
Kabongo Tshisensa (vocals/dance/likembe)
Mupemba Lumbue (vocals/guitar)
Tshimanga Muamba(vocal/tam-tam/flute)
Ngalula Ndaye vocal, dance
Tshilumba Nkelende vocal, xylophone, flute
Didi Bafuafua vocal, xylophone
Yempongo Xadiya vocal, dance, drummer
Mbuyamba Nyunyi vocal, dance, likembe
Ntumba Ngalula vocal, dance

Drowning Goat (Mbuji-Mayi)
Kasai Allstars
BBC Recording by sound engineer Martin Appleby, Broadcasting House, 2009

CD Roundup with Nigel Williamson and Rita Ray

Choice 1 (Nigel)
Diabate: Fulolón (Ethnicity)
Kimi Diabate
Album: Karam
Cumbancha CMB-CD-12

Choice 2 (Rita)
Lulla
Tinariwen
Album: Imidiwan : Companions
Independiente ISOM78LP

Choice 3 (Nigel)
Raindance
Radioclit, Esau Mwamwaya, Ft. M.I.A.
Album: The Very Best –Warm Heart of Africa
Moshi Moshi Records

Choice 4 (Lucy)
Allen: Pariwo
Tony Allen
Album: Secret Agent
World Circuit WCD082

Choice 5 (Rita)
Arr. Mario Caldato Jr.: Tia
Artur Nunes
Album: Comfusões 1 - From Angola To Brasil
Out Here Records OH 012

Mpofu
Kasai Allstars
BBC Recording by sound engineer Martin Appleby, Broadcasting House, 2009

Mbua-A-Matumba
Kasai Allstars
BBC Recording by sound engineer Martin Appleby, Broadcasting House, 2009

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Sat 8 Aug 2009 15:00