Ba-ere Yotere Live on the African Gyil with Valerie Naranjo, Gyil; and Barry Olsen, percussion – Podcast 118

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS   Ba-Ere Yotere a master of the African Gyil performs live with great percussionists Valerie Naranjo  (also on Gyil)  and Barry Olsen.   We hung out at Valeries house and recorded a few songs as well as talking to Ba-Ere about his early […]

Kane Mathis (Kora) and Brandon Terzic (Oud and Ngoni) Live! – Podcast 111

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Kane Mathis and Brandon Terzic performed live sets of incredible beauty of the NYC radio airwaves.  First Kane Mathis played solo  (on the 21-string Mandinka Harp) and then he was joined by Brandon on the Oud and later the Ngoni. Kane began taking […]

Finding Fela! Femi Kuti and friends remember Fela Kuti – Podcast 110

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Fela used music as a weapon against injustice. He was beaten, arrested over 200 times, married 27 women and was buried in a glass coffin with a spliff in his hand. We’re still trying to get a handle on who he was […]