African Guitar Summit African Guitar Summit

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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2005
  • Label: Cbc

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Obaa y Ewa - Pa Joe
  • Buy for $0.992.Malembo - Donne Robert
  • Buy for $0.993.Mwajuma - Adam Solomon
  • Buy for $0.994.Cette Vie - Alpha Yaya Diallo
  • Buy for $0.995.Zanahary - Madagascar Slim
  • Buy for $0.996.Urwibutso - The Mighty Popo
  • Buy for $0.997.Pesa Ni Unfunguo - Adam Solomon
  • Buy for $0.998.Djarabi - Alpha Yaya Diallo
  • Buy for $0.999.Sadebake - Donne Robert
  • Buy for $0.9910.Nyame Somafe - Pa Joe
  • Buy for $0.9911.Mwembo - The Mighty Popo
  • Buy for $0.9912.Nabhoran - Alpha Yaya Diallo
  • Buy for $0.9913.Salama - Madagascar Slim

Product Description:

Personnel: The Mighty Popo, Adam Solomon (vocals, guitar, claves); Alpha Yaya Diallo (vocals, guitar); Kofi Ackah (vocals, congas, shaker, percussion); Theo Boakye (vocals); Naby "Papus" Camera (balafon).
Audio Mixer: Todd Fraracci.
Liner Note Authors: Todd Fraracci; Doctor John Collins.
Recording information: Studio 211 CBC, Toronto, Canada (02/25/2004-02/27/2004).
Illustrator: Kurt Swinghammer.
Photographer: Todd Fraracci.
Translator: Charles Metz.
African Guitar Summit was a project created in 2004 under the guidance of a Canadian CBC radio station that invited several Canadian-based African-born musicians to do a series of collective recordings and performances. All nine performers were selected based on their personal interpretations of guitar music of their respective native countries, which included Guinea, Rwanda, Ghana, Kenya, and Madagascar. The material for African Guitar Summit was conceived and recorded in just three days, and the newly formed project followed through with a number of well-received performances. African Guitar Summit proved successful with world music lovers and brought the project the 2005 Juno Award for the World Music Album of the Year. In 2006 a sequel to the album followed, and it again brought the band a Juno Award in the same category. ~ Sergey Mesenov

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 059582301425
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
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