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Fungi and a Masterclass in Afrobeat

Cerys weaves an eclectic playlist around fungi conversations with Merlin Sheldrake and an Afrobeat masterclass from Dele Sosimi.

Cerys weaves an eclectic playlist around fungi conversations with Merlin Sheldrake and an Afrobeat masterclass from the legendary Dele Sosimi.

Fungi fanatic and biologist Merlin Sheldrake shares his scientific discoveries whilst researching mushrooms. Merlin's background is in plant sciences, microbiology, ecology, and the history and philosophy of science. He received a Ph.D. in tropical ecology from Cambridge University for his work on underground fungal networks in tropical forests in Panama. Last year he published his book Entangled Life : How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures.

Dele Sosimi played keyboards in the founder of Afrobeat Fela’s Anikulapo-Kuti’s Egypt 80, blending Nigerian traditional music with African drumming and jazz horns. He also worked with Tony Allen and Femi Kuti. Dele performs with the Afrobeat Orchestra, a 6-9 piece band or as trio and is an educator and instructor in Afrobeat.

3 hours

Last on

Sun 28 Feb 2021 10:00

Music Played

  • Altin Gun

    Kara Toprak

  • Lyn Collins

    Think (About It)

    • Sampled (Various Artists).
    • Virgin.
  • Lawrence Ferlinghetti

    The Poet as an Acrobat

  • Snow Palms

    Delta Switching

    • Intervals.
  • Kenneth Patchen & Chamber Jazz Sextet

    Lonesome Boy Blues

  • Gil Scott‐Heron & Brian Jackson

    Hello Sunday! Hello Road!

  • Peggy Seeger

    The Invisible Woman

    • First Farewell.
  • Buffy Sainte‐Marie

    Mister Can't You See

  • Bob Dylan

    Subterranean Homesick Blues

    • Bob Dylan - Greatest Hits.
    • Columbia.
  • Rory Gallagher


  • Art Jerry Miller

    Finger Lickin' Good

  • Nina Simone

    Il y a un baume à Gilead

    • Fodder On My Wings.
  • Ben Howard

    What A Day

    • Collections From The Whiteout.
    • Island.
  • Marianne Faithfull & Warren Ellis

    She Walks in Beauty

  • U-Roy

    Wear You to the Ball

  • Kool & The Gang

    Jungle Boogie

    • MCA.
  • Louis Sarno

    Women Gathering Mushrooms

    • Bayaka - The Extraordinary Music Of The Babenzélé Pygmies.
    • Ellipsis Art.
  • Tallis Scholars

    Miserere Nostri

    • The Tallis Scholars Sing Thomas Tallis: Spem in alium.
    • 6.
  • Cosmo Sheldrake & Merlin Sheldrake

    Entangled Life

  • Joao Selva


  • Thin Lizzy

    She Knows

    • Night Life.
    • Mercury Records Limited.
    • 1.
  • Tim Maia

    Que Beleza

  • John Coltrane

    A Love Supreme, Pt. IV - Psalm

  • Gillian Welch

    The Way It Goes

  • Fela Ransome-Kuti And His Africa '70

    Beautiful Dancer

  • Eparapo

    From London To Lagos (feat. Dele Sosimi)

  • Fela Ransome-Kuti And His Nigeria '70

    Jeun K'oku (Chop & Quench) Part I

  • Rebel ACA & French Monkey Wrench

    Social Distancing

  • Roy Ayers

    The Black Five

    • Destination Motherland: The Roy Ayers Anthology: Cd1.
    • Polydor/Universal.
    • 12.
  • Dr. Lonnie Smith

    Bright Eyes

  • Dropkick Murphys

    Middle Finger

  • Ye Vagabonds

    I'm A Rover

  • Rafiki Jazz

    Tum Na Aaye


  • Sun 28 Feb 2021 10:00