Thomas Mapfumo – The Lion of Zimbabwe – Podcast 10

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThomas Mapfumo, of Zimbabwe, is a revolutionary musician in every sense of the word.  Musically, his band was one of the first to experiment with combining the mbira (thumb piano) and electric guitars and he was the first to put his own lyrics […]

The Source feat. Abdoulaye Diabate, Live Performance and interview with Sylvain Leroux

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLive Performance from the Source featuring Abdoulaye Diabate, plus a demonstration of the fula flute and interview with the founder of the Source, Sylvain Leroux. This episode features a demonstration of one of the signature techniques of the Fula Flute by Sylvain Leroux […]

McCoy Tyner – Mandingo Ambassadors – Podcast 1

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS   McCoy Tyner is true jazz royalty. He’s recorded over 50 albums as a leader and, with John Coltrane, Jimmy Garrison, and Elvin Jones, created the sound which critics refer to as John Coltrane’s “Classic Quartet.” This group’s transcendent sound completely changed […]