Music out of Africa!

Love the Christmas season! Here are some tunes from African artists that'll be on my cocktail party playlists next week. I was introduced to some of these genres by Nirmal, who has the best music selection, sound system and pad in all Asia (which don't get him brownie points from the neighbors)! Think layered carpets, a soft glow from lamps draped in silk scarves, candlelight dancing behind the apsara figurines and artwork glaring through the wisps of incense smoke. Sigh, when's the next long weekend?? Ismaël Lô WassalianeSenegalese singer, guitarist and harmonica player. Very folky peaceful music, and rich textured voice.Juliana Kanyomozi KanyimbeLove her voice! The music is heavily influenced by pop and R&B, and this one is gospel..(?), … [Read more...]