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Amadou and Mariam

Kathryn Tickell presents a specially recorded session by the Malian duo Amadou and Mariam, performing material from their new album La Confusion.

Kathryn Tickell presents a specially recorded session by the Malian duo Amadou and Mariam, performing material from their new album La Confusion. Plus the usual round-up of new releases from across the globe, including an interview with Joe Boyd and Andrea Goertler, co-producers of At Least Wave Your Handkerchief At Me, a new collection of traditional songs from Southern Albania, recorded by the group Saz'iso.

Amadou and Mariam are one of Mali's best known and most celebrated artists. Their career stretches back to the days of the Bamako scene of the 1970s but they have gone onto receive international recognition through a string of awards and high-profile collaborations with the likes of Manu Chao, Damon Albarn, Santigold and David Gilmour, charting a course through traditional Malian music, indie rock and dance.

Saz'iso is the coming together of legendary producer Joe Boyd, (Pink Floyd, Nick Drake), sound engineer Jerry Boys (Buena Vista Social Club), Albanian music experts (and co-producers of the record) Edit Pula and Andrea Goertler, and the virtuosic singers and musicians of the Saz'iso collective, who specialise in the unique iso-polyphonic saze style of Southern Albania.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Goran Bregović

    Duj Duj

    Performer: Goran Bregović. Featured Artist: Rachid Taha.
    • Three Letters from Sarajevo.
    • Wrasse.
  • Amadou & Mariam

    Filaou Bessame (Studio Session)

    • BBC Studio Session, recorded 14/09/2017.
  • Mamo

    Kullan kutsu

    Performer: Mamo.
    • Kultalinnulle.
    • Ranka Kustannus.
  • Frigg

    False Legenyes (Road Trip)

    Performer: Frigg.
    • Frost on Fiddles.
    • FRIGG.
  • Mahalia Jackson

    God Shall Wipe All the Tears Away

    • A Portrait of Mahalia Jackson.
    • Gallerie.
    • 4.
  • Trio Da Kali and Kronos Quartet

    God Shall Wipe All the Tears Away

    • Ladilikan.
    • World Circuit Records.
  • Amadou & Mariam

    Bofou Safou (Studio Session)

    • BBC Studio Session, recorded 14/09/2017.
  • Guess What

    Kitab Surat Al Ard

    Performer: Guess What.
    • 10 Years Of Catapulte Records - 2007 2017.
    • Catapulte Records.
    • 6.
  • Saz'iso

    Goca e berberit

    • At Least Wave Your Handkerchief At Me.
    • GLITTERBEAT.
    • 6.
  • Saz'iso

    Nenocke

    • At Least Wave Your Handkerchief At Me.
    • GLITTERBEAT.
  • Saz'iso

    Valle e Osman Takes

    • At Least Wave Your Handkerchief At Me.
    • GLITTERBEAT.
  • Saz'iso

    O bandill mustaqezi

    • At Least Wave Your Handkerchief At Me.
    • GLITTERBEAT.
  • Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino

    Pizzica De Sira

    Performer: Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino.
    • Canzoniere.
    • Ponderosa Music.
    • 7.
  • Amadou & Mariam

    Je Pense a toi (Studio Session)

    • BBC Studio Session, recorded 14/09/2017.
  • Bad Company

    Simple Man (Heritage Track)

    • Run with the Pack.
    • Swan Song.
  • Tom Paley

    The Midnight Special (BBC studio session)

    Performer: Tom Paley.
    • BBC Recording - 2012.
  • Orchestre Les Mangelepa

    Malawi Zikomo

    Performer: Orchestre Les Mangelepa.
    • Last Band Standing.
    • Strut.
    • 2.
  • La Peruanita

    Recuerda Corazón

    Performer: La Peruanita.
    • ANDINA: The Sound Of The Peruvian Andes 1968​-​1978.
    • Tiger's Milk / Strut.
  • Elida Almeida

    Grogu Kaba

    Performer: Elida Almeida.
    • Kebrada.
    • LUSAFRICA.
    • 9.
  • Mairearad Green & Mike Vass

    Puirt

    Performer: Mairearad Green & Mike Vass.
    • A Day A Month.
    • Buie Records.
    • 1.
  • Mairi MacInnes

    Puirt-A-Beul

    Performer: Mairi MacInnes.
    • A Beginner's Guide To Traditional Scottish Music.
    • Lismor Recordings.
  • Gipsy Kings

    Aven, Aven (Album Version)

    Performer: Gipsy Kings.
    • Roots.
    • Sine Records.
    • 1.
  • ¡Cubanismo!

    pa' que gozen

    • The Very Best of ¡Cubanismo!: ¡Mucho Gusto!.
    • Hannibal Records.
  • Amadou & Mariam

    La Confusion (Studio Session)

    • BBC Studio Session, recorded 14/09/2017.
  • Francoise Giumbert

    Tantine Zaza

    Performer: Francoise Giumbert.
    • Oté Maloya - The Birth Of Electric Maloya On Reunion Island 1975-1986.
    • Strut.
    • 7.

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