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Mary Ann Kennedy - Aziza Brahim in Session

Mary Ann Kennedy introduces new music from around the world, plus a studio session with Aziza Brahim, a singer born in the Saharawi refugee camps in Algeria.

Mary Ann Kennedy with tracks from across the globe, plus a studio session with Aziza Brahim, a singer born in the Saharawi refugee camps in Algeria.

Aziza Brahim's family moved from the Western Sahara after the Moroccan take-over in 1975. They settled in the desert refugee camps in southern Algeria, and when she was 11, Aziza made the journey to Cuba for her secondary education. After returning to the camps as a singer in the 1990s, she then settled in Spain. Here she found success first as a jazz singer, then forming the group Gulli Mankoo, with whom she recorded two acclaimed albums. Her third album 'Soutak' (Your Voice) is a return to her acoustic roots, with songs from the Sahara mixed with influences from Spain.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Acholi Machon

    Wun Lodito me Magwi

    • Lamwong (Freedom Fighters).
    • Independent Records.
    • 8.
  • Aurelio

    Landini (Landing)

    • Landini.
    • REAL WORLD.
    • 6.
  • Roy Bailey

    The Hard Times of Old England

    • Voice and Vision - songs of resistance, democracy and peace.
    • Topic Records.
    • 3.
  • Aziza Brahim

    Soutak

  • Aziza Brahim

    Lagi

  • Aziza Brahim

    La Palabra

  • Aziza Brahim

    Gdeim Izik

  • Sheila Chandra

    Ever So Lonely

    • Real World 25.
    • Realworld Records.
  • Kassé Mady Diabaté

    Hera

    • Kiriké.
    • No Format!.
    • 8.
  • The Earls of Leicester

    Some Old Day

    • The Earls of Leicester.
    • Rounder Records.
    • 7.
  • Dick Gaughan

    The World Upside Down

    • Voice and Vision - songs of resistance, democracy and peace.
    • Topic Records.
    • 1.
  • THE GREENBEANS

    By the door

    • The Greenbeans.
    • Old Soul Records.
    • 4.
  • The Hot Seats

    Jimmy Sutton

    • Grandad's Favourite.
    • thehotseats.net.
    • 14.
  • Djessou Mory Kante

    Coucou

    • River Strings - Maninka Guitar.
    • Sterns.
    • 1.
  • Ewan McLennan

    The Granite Cage

    • Stories Still Untold.
    • Fellside Recordings.
    • 11.
  • Nuba Nour

    Dessy Lemon

    • fRoots Sampler 38.
    • fRoots Magazine.
    • 6.
  • Ayub Ogada

    Kothbiro

    • Real World 25.
    • Real World.
    • 7.
  • Rachid Taha, Khaled & Faudel

    Ya Rayah

    • 1, 2, 3 Soleils.
    • Wrasse Records.
  • Hossam Ramzy

    Ashan Battootah

    • Sabla Tolo.
    • ARC.
    • 1.
  • Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca

    Dikulusu

    • La Rumba Soyo.
    • Cumbancha.
    • 2.
  • Skerryvore

    The Rut

    • Chasing the Sun.
    • Tyree Records.
  • The Young'uns

    Theo Jones

    • Songs For The Voiceless.
    • Haystack Records.
    • 1.

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