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Rokia Traoré (born January 26, 1974) is a Malian singer, songwriter and guitarist. She made six albums between 1998 and 2016. Bowmboï (2003) won the Critics Award category at the BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music in 2004 and Tchamantché (2008) won Victoires de la Musique World Music Album of the Year in 2009.
Antibalas (Spanish for "bulletproof") is an American, Brooklyn-based afrobeat band that is modeled after Fela Kuti's Africa 70 band and Eddie Palmieri's Harlem River Drive Orchestra. Although their music generally follows the musical architecture and language of afrobeat, it incorporates elements of jazz, funk, dub, improvised music, and traditional drumming from Cuba and West Africa.
BaBa ZuLa is a Turkish alternative musical group, founded in Istanbul in 1996. With a wide variety of influences and a wide range of instruments, they create a unique psychedelic sound.
The Royal Drummers of Burundi, commonly known in recordings as The Drummers of Burundi, is a percussion ensemble originally from Burundi. Their performances are a part of ceremonies such as births, funerals, and coronations of mwami (Kings).
Ozric Tentacles (also known as The Ozrics) are an English instrumental rock band, whose music incorporates elements from a diverse range of genres, including psychedelic rock, progressive rock, space rock, jazz fusion, electronic music, dub music, world music, and ambient music.
" Irie, really good selekta"
Brazilian music developed some unique and original styles such as forró, repente, coco de roda, axé, sertanejo, samba, bossa nova, MPB, música nativista, pagode, tropicália, choro, maracatu, embolada (coco de repente), funk carioca, frevo, brega, modinha and Brazilian versions of foreign musical styles, such as rock.
A kind of West Indian (originally Trinidadian) music in syncopated African rhythm, typically with words improvised on a topical theme."the men sing calypso as they work"
A calypso song.plural noun: calypsos"a man was playing a calypso on a double bass"
Mustt Mustt is the first Qawwali fusion album collaboration between singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and guitarist and producer Michael Brook, although the album itself is credited purely to Khan. It was rock musician Peter Gabriel who suggested that Brook and Khan work together.
The incredible Sona Jobarteh, live in Hungary in 2018. With Derek Johnson on guitar, Andi McLean on bass, Mamadou Sarr on percussion, and David Ijaduola on drums. Check out this great video. There is no need to understand the words. This beautiful woman speaks directly to our souls, through the universal language of music.
The music of Colombia is an expression of Colombian culture, music genres, both traditional and modern, according to features of each geographic region, although it is not uncommon to find different musical styles in the same region. The diversity in musical expressions found in Colombia can be seen as the result of a mixture of African, native Indigenous, and European (especially Spanish) influences, as well as more modern American.
Diverse and Eclectic
World Fusion refers to a fusion of international music, but the term also refers to world music with jazz, specifically with one of three subgenres (ethnic, non-Western, and new music).
Babatunde Olatunji – Dance To The Beat Of My Drum. Label: Blue Heron Records – BLU 706. Format: Vinyl, LP. Country: Germany. Released: 1986. Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul. Style: Jazz-Funk, Afrobeat.
Fela Anikulapo Kuti, also professionally known as Fela Kuti, or simply Fela, was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre and human rights activist. Check out this great video.
Job Seda, better known as Ayub Ogada, was a Kenyan singer. His music is known to have a natural feel to it, having songs of birds, the calls of animals and the sounds of children playing in the background.
Abraxas is the second studio album by Latin rock band Santana. It was released on September 23, 1970 by Columbia Records.
Robert Nesta Marley was a Jamaican singer and songwriter. Considered one of the pioneers of reggae, his musical career was marked by blending elements of reggae, ska, and rocksteady, as well as forging a smooth and distinctive vocal and songwriting style.