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Lopa Kothari

Lopa Kothari presents a specially recorded session by Ethiopian jazz pioneer Mulatu Astatke and the London-based Heliocentrics. Plus a round-up of the latest world music releases on CD.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Music Played

  • Wai

    Maranga Ake Ai

    Composer: M. Ripia/M. Phat

    • Ora.
    • Jayrem Records CDJAY416.
  • Los de Abajo

    Ahi viene la Rumba

    Composer: D. Vallejo/P. Sandoval/V. Garnica

    • Actitud Calle.
    • Wrasse Records WRASS 269.
  • Fruko y sus Tesos

    Palenque

    Composer: A. J. Arroyo

    • Rebelion Tropical - The Very Best of Fruko & Joe Arroyo.
    • Nascente NSDCD 023.
  • Terrakota

    Raiz

    Composer: Terrakota

    • World Massala.
    • Ojo Records OJ 005.
  • AfroCubism

    Nima Diyala

    Composer: D. Tounkara

    • Afrocubism.
    • World Circuit WCD 085.
  • Studio Session

    • Mulatu Astatqé and the Heliocentrics - Dewel

      Composer: M. Astatke Performers: Malcolm Catto (drums); Jake Ferguson (bass); Ollie Parfitt (keyboards); Adrian Owusu (guitar); Shabaka Hutchings saxophone and bass clarinet); Byron Wallen (trumpet); Jack Yglesias (percussion)

    • Mulatu Astatqé and the Heliocentrics - Kasalefkit Hulu

      Composer: M. Astatke Performers: Malcolm Catto (drums); Jake Ferguson (bass); Ollie Parfitt (keyboards); Adrian Owusu (guitar); Shabaka Hutchings saxophone and bass clarinet); Byron Wallen (trumpet); Jack Yglesias (percussion)

  • John Motha

    Zulu Boy

    Composer: W. Dlamini

    • Soweto.
    • Zensor 05.
  • Mensy

    Ana Ye

    Composer: Mensy

    • Sound d'Afrique Vol.2 - Soukous.
    • Island 204 886.
  • The Blacks Unlimited

    Ndamutswa Nengoma

    Composer: T. Mapfumo

    • Viva Zimbabwe.
    • Earthwors ELP 2001.
  • Thunderball

    Make Your Move featuring Mustafa Akbar

    Composer: M. Akbar/S. Raskin/S. Barcelona/R. Myers

    • 12 Mile High.
    • ESL ESL168.
  • Lura

    Make Your Move featuring Mustafa Akbar

    Composer: M. Akbar/S. Raskin/S. Barcelona/R. Myers

    • 12 Mile High.
    • Lusafrica 562 652.
  • Studio Session

    • Mulatu Astatqé and the Heliocentrics - Chik Chikka

      Composer: M. Astatke Performers: Malcolm Catto (drums); Jake Ferguson (bass); Ollie Parfitt (keyboards); Adrian Owusu (guitar); Shabaka Hutchings saxophone and bass clarinet); Byron Wallen (trumpet); Jack Yglesias (percussion)

    • Mulatu Astatqé and the Heliocentrics - Yegelle Tezeta

      Composer: M. Astatke Performers: Malcolm Catto (drums); Jake Ferguson (bass); Ollie Parfitt (keyboards); Adrian Owusu (guitar); Shabaka Hutchings saxophone and bass clarinet); Byron Wallen (trumpet); Jack Yglesias (percussion)

  • Paolo Conte

    Los Amantes del Mambo

    Composer: P.Conte

    • Nelson.
    • Wrasse Records WRASS274.
  • Junip

    Always

    Composer: J. Gonzalez/E. Araya/T. Winterkorn

    • Always EP.
    • City Slang COOPR240.
  • Coetus

    Estes seguidilletes

    Composer: Coetus

    • Coetus.
    • Temps TR1132-GEO9.
  • Tabu Ley Rochereau

    Lisanga ya Banganga

    Composer: T. L. Rochereau

    • The Voice of Lightness Vol.2.
    • Sterns STCD3056.
  • Studio Session

    • Mulatu Astatqé and the Heliocentrics - Ambassel

      Artist: Tamasgen Taraken Composer: M. Astatke Performers: Malcolm Catto (drums); Jake Ferguson (bass); Ollie Parfitt (keyboards); Adrian Owusu (guitar); Shabaka Hutchings saxophone and bass clarinet); Byron Wallen (trumpet); Jack Yglesias (percussion)

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