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Various Artists - The Rough Guide to the Music of Kenya flac album

Performer: Various Artists
Title: The Rough Guide to the Music of Kenya
Style: African Traditions,East African
Duration: 01:05:23
Relesed: April 27, 2004
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 749
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No one's going to deny that the music of Kenya can be complex, drawing from many sources, but this compilation successfully and credibly reduces it to four main elements - the home-grown, guitar and bass-driven benga sound, East African rhumba, which takes its inspiration from Congolese rhumba (which in turn is rooted in Cuban rhumba), the coastal. Islamic taarab music, and some newer material which offers ideas ranging from updates of traditions to hip-hop. Thankfully, a good portion of this CD is reserved for younger artists who are leading the way into the future.

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Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 Nduraga Ngwetereire Queen Jane 5:10
2 Ting' Badi Malo GidiGidi MajiMaji 4:26
3 Chereko Nyota Ndogo 3:16
4 Mama Sofi, Pt. 2 Kakai Kilonzo Kakai Kilonzo 4:00
5 Muhogo Miraj Juma & Jauhar Orchestra 4:02
6 Kisumu 100 Suzzana Owiyo 6:33
7 Hasidi Hana Sababu Golden Sounds Band 7:50
8 Yamala (Responsibility) Yunasi 4:31
9 Beatrice #4 Daniel Owino Misiani Daniel Owino Misiani & Shirati Jazz 7:21
10 Tweta Zuhura Swaleh Mombasa Party / Zuhura Swaleh 4:43
11 Mama Sofi, Pt. 1 Kakai Kilonzo Kakai Kilonzo 5:11
12 Obura Jabilo Kenge Kenge Orutu Systems 8:20

Credits

George Abungu - Photography
Odero Aghan - Photography
Duncan Baker - Coordination
Anders Blomqvist - Back Cover
Lawrence Cedar - Mastering
GidiGidi MajiMaji - Primary Artist
Golden Sounds Band - Primary Artist
Miraj Juma & Jauhar Orchestra - Primary Artist
Kenge Kenge Orutu Systems - Primary Artist
Kakai Kilonzo - Composer, Primary Artist
Daniel Owino Misiani - Composer
Daniel Owino Misiani & Shirati Jazz - Primary Artist
Louise Mitton - Coordination
Mombasa Party - Primary Artist
Nyota Ndogo - Primary Artist
Suzzana Owiyo - Primary Artist
Doug Paterson - Compilation Producer, Liner Notes
Douglas Paterson - Liner Notes
Queen Jane - Primary Artist
Phil Stanton - Compilation Producer, Producer
Zuhura Swaleh - Composer, Primary Artist
Wildcat - Artwork, Design
Yunasi - Primary Artist
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