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Ballake Sissoko and Vincent Segal, FELA!, Samy Ben Redjeb

Lucy Duran presents Ballake Sissoko and Vincent Segal in session. Plus a review of FELA!, the musical about the life of Fela Kuti and Analogue Africa founder Samy Ben Redjeb.

Lucy Duran with kora and cello duo Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Ségal in session, Rita Ray discusses the new musical FELA!, about the life of Nigerian musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti, and Lucy talks to Analogue Africa founder Samy Ben Redjeb about his latest musical discoveries in Angola and the challenges of working in Angola.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Jim Lewis & Bill T Jones

    Breaking it down

    Performers: Sahr Ngaujah (Fela), Gelan Lambert (djembe)

    • Fela! Original Broadway Cast Recording.
    • Knitting Factory Records KFR1103.
  • Fela Kuti

    Kalakuta Show

    • Fela Anikulapo Kuti -King of Afrobeat : The Anthology.
    • Barclay 547923-2.
  • Pachanga Maria

    Os Bongos

    • Angola Soundtrack: Special Sounds from Luanda 1965-1978.
    • Analog Africa AACD 069, Tr 6 (3’20).
  • Macongo Me Chiquita

    Ferreira Do Nascimento

    • Angola Soundtrack: Special Sounds from Luanda 1965-1978.
    • Analog Africa AACD 069.
  • Eme Lelu

    Quim Maneul O Espirito Santo

    • Angola Soundtrack: Special Sounds from Luanda 1965-1978.
    • Analog Africa AACD 069.
  • Studio Session

    • Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Ségal - Nyandu

      Performers: Ballake Sissoko (kora); Vincent Segal (cello)

    • Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Ségal - Ma-Ma FC

      Performers: Ballake Sissoko (kora); Vincent Segal (cello)

    • Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Ségal - Oscarine

      Performers: Ballake Sissoko (kora); Vincent Segal (cello)

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