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Tiken Jah Fakoly in Session

Mary Ann Kennedy introduces a specially recorded session by the Ivory Coast singer and bandleader Tiken Jah Fakoly, whose politically-charged music brings together reggae and traditional West African sounds. Plus a selection of the latest new releases from around the globe.

2 hours

Last on

Fri 13 May 2011 23:00

Music Played

  • Chris Thile & Michael Daves

    Tennesse Blues (3:02)

    • Sleep with One Eye Open.
    • NONESUCH 527 603 Track 4.
  • Studio Session

    • Tiken Jah Fakoly

      African Revolution (4:21)

      Composer: Tiken Jah Fakoly Performers: Tiken Jah Fakoly (vocals) Avelino Quilez (guitar) Sory Kandia Kouyate (Kora) David Jno Baptiste (Bass + Guitar) Ludovic N'Holle (drums + perc) Jean Luc Remy (Keyboard) Lucienne Julie Remy (backing vocals) Wendy Engone Akoughey (backing vocals)

      • BBC Studio Recording.
  • Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

    For Dem Eye (6:56)

    • Rise.
    • BECAUSE BEC 577 2820 Track 6.
  • The Bollywood Brass Band

    Dhoom Medley (4:35)

    Composer: Charkraborty, Sameer

    • Chaiyya Chaiyya.
    • FELMAY FY8177 Track 4.
  • Michi Sarmiento

    Aqui Los Bravos (4:57)

    • Aqui Los Bravos! The Best of Michi Sarmiento y su Combo Bravo 1967-77.
    • SOUNDWAY SNDWCD028P Track 2.
  • Muntu Valdo

    Ma Ding Wa (6:00)

    Composer: Muntu Valdo

    • The One & The Many.
    • WARNER JAZZ 256474513 Track 5.
  • Port Isaac's Fisherman's Friends

    Sweet Ladies of Plymouth (2:50)

    Composer: Peter Bellamy

    • Port Isaac’s Fisherman’s Friends.
    • UNIVERSAL 2766794 Track 6.
  • Cass McCombs

    Saturday Song (5:12)

    Composer: Cass McCombs

    • Wit’s End.
    • DOMINO WIGCD269 Track 4.
  • Syran Mbenza & Ensemble Rumba Kongo

    Mbanda Nasali Nini? (Madeleine) (5:09)

    Composer: Camille Feruzi

    • African Guitar Legends (Bonus CD).
    • ROUGH GUIDERGNET1259CD Disc 2 Track 4.
  • Mayra Andrade

    Tunuka (4:08)

    Composer: Orlano Pantera

    • Studio 105.
    • STERNS STCD 1110-11 Track 9.
  • Genticorum

    Tout le long de voyage (4:50)

    Composer: Traditional

    • Nagez Rameurs.
    • Roues et Archets RA 015 Track 1.
  • Studio Session

    • Tiken Jah Fakoly

      Votez (3:30)

      Composer: Tiken Jah Fakoly Performers: Tiken Jah Fakoly (vocals) Avelino Quilez (guitar) Sory Kandia Kouyate (Kora) David Jno Baptiste (Bass + Guitar) Ludovic N'Holle (drums + perc) Jean Luc Remy (Keyboard) Lucienne Julie Remy (backing vocals) Wendy Engone Akoughey (backing vocals)

      • BBC Studio Recording.
    • Tiken Jah Fakoly

      Political War (4:19)

      Composer: Tiken Jah Fakoly Performers: Tiken Jah Fakoly and Wendy Engone Akoughey (lead vocals) Avelino Quilez (guitar) Sory Kandia Kouyate (Kora) David Jno Baptiste (Bass + Guitar) Ludovic N'Holle (drums + perc) Jean Luc Remy (Keyboard) Lucienne Julie Remy (backing vocals) Wendy Engone Akoughey (backing vocals)

      • BBC Studio Recording.
  • Alpha Blondy

    Brigadier Sabari (4:44)

    Composer: Alpha Blondy

    • The Best of Alpha Blondy.
    • SHANACHIE SH43075 Track 8.
  • Iain Morrison & Daibhidh Martin

    The Sky Throws You (featuring Anais Mitchell) (3:25)

    Composer: Iain Morrison, Daibhidh Martin

    • Haunted Bird.
    • PEATFIRE SMOKE RECORDS 004 Track 1.
  • Mariza

    Boa Noite Solidao (3:45)

    Composer: Fado Carlos Da Maia, Jorge Fernando

    • Fado Tradicional.
    • EMI 070172 2 Track 9.
  • Western Jazz Band

    Amina Maliza Masomo (Amina Finish Your Studies) (4:39)

    Composer: Hamisi Tosha

    • Songs of Happiness, Poison & Ululation.
    • STERNS STCD3052 Track 2.
  • Chris Thile & Michael Daves

    My Little Girl in Tennessee (2:50)

    • Sleep with One Eye Open.
    • NONESUCH 527 603 Track 8.
  • Devon Sproule

    Body's in Trouble (2:40)

    Composer: Devon Sproule

    • I Love You, Go Easy.
    • TIN ANGEL RECORDS TAR024 Track 9.
  • The Blind Boys of Alabama

    Stand By Me (3:29)

    Composer: Traditional arranged by Blind Boys of Alabama, Chris Goldsmith, Chad Cromwell, Kevin Grantt, Jamey Johnson

    • Take the High Road.
    • PROPER PRPCD080 Track 11.
  • Studio Session

    • Tiken Jah Fakoly

      Plus Rien Ne M'Etonne (5:06)

      Composer: Tiken Jah Fakoly Performers: Tiken Jah Fakoly (vocals) Avelino Quilez (guitar) Sory Kandia Kouyate (Kora) David Jno Baptiste (Bass + Guitar) Ludovic N'Holle (drums + perc) Jean Luc Remy (Keyboard) Lucienne Julie Remy (backing vocals) Wendy Engone Akoughey (backing vocals)

      • BBC Studio Recording.
  • Bhundu Boys

    Hupenyu Hwangu

    Composer: Kagona, Tembo

    • 80s World Music Classics.
    • NASCENTE NASCP001 Disc 2, Track 10.
  • Kalakan

    Piztiak (2:48)

    Composer: Alan Griffin

    • Kalakan.
    • KML KML 2123 Track 1.
  • Martin Carthy

    His Name is Andrew (5:15)

    Composer: David Ackles

    • The Essential Martin Carthy.
    • TOPIC TSCD770D Disc 1, Track 10.

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