East African Music - African Radio

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My latest project...

I recently prepared this CD for Stern's Music from the archives of AI Records, Nairobi Kenya. See my notes and commentary here.

Moreno:  Vol. 2 More Pili

  Kenya Special

Something different from Kenya...

I've been doing compilations since the late '80s with the goal of putting together representative samples of music in East Africa. I've tried to highlight the best of each local genre. But here's a new compilation that goes in a different direction, shining the spotlight on innovative, genre-busting, music of the 1970s and 80s. More information....

Kenyan Pop Music
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Classic Congolse (Sonodisc)
Polygram LPs from Kenya

Super Mazembe Singles from Editions Mazembe
Super Mazembe Albums

Tanzanian Pop Music
Image:  Tanzania Flag/Map   Classic and current Kenyan sounds from the Equator Heritage Sounds label
Samba Mapangala Homepage
Samba Mapangala & Orchestra Virunga - Maisha Ni Matamu (Life Is Sweet) The Rough Guide to the Music of Kenya Golden Sounds Band African Classics, Samba Mapangala, SLCD 149 Juma Tutu "Kimombasa" Issa Juma & Super Wanyika: World Defeats the GrandfathersD.O. Misiani & Shirati Jazz:  The King of History
Doug Paterson's East African music projects Muziki wa Dansi, Various  Tanzanian Artists Mlimani Park Orchesra, Sikinde Rachel Magoola, Uganda

Best of Kakai (Kilonzo) Vol 1Western Jazz Band - Songs of Happiness, Poison & Ululation

Ahadi Records, Nairobi Samba Mapangala & Virunga : Live Samba Mapanga - Virunga Roots Best of Kakai (Kilonzo) Vol 2 Raul (Tindika) Umba & Bouger Musica The Nairobi Beat:  Kenyan Pop Music TodayVijana Jazz Band - The Koka Koka Sex Battalion

East African Music - African Radio

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Last updated 18 March, 2014.

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