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Fra Fra Sound

Although much less well known in america because they are in elements of Traditional western Europe, Fra Fra Sound is a Dutch jazz institution and continues to be mixed up in Netherlands because the early ’80s. Fra Fra in addition has documented as the Fra Fra Big Music group, which …

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Julian Bahula

This South African percussionist first garnered a reputation like a drummer in the band Molomo, probably one of the most popular proponents of a method referred to as kwela. Regarded as some sort of jazz, it had been incredibly close in soul to the noises that were typically popular in …

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Basil Coetzee

Blessed in Cape Town’s notorious Area 6, Basil Coetzee worked his method up to acknowledgement as an integral player with Money Brand (later on to be Abdullah Ibrahim), with Mannenberg (named following the area to which Coetzee’s family members was forcibly removed by the federal government), and getting internationally known …

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Staff Benda Bilili

Personnel Benda Bilili is several Congolese street music artists who also play a fusion of rumba, reggae, and classic R&B. Created by Ricky Likabu and Coco Ngambali, the music group includes four middle-aged paraplegics, most of whom had been limited to wheelchairs after struggling polio as kids, aswell as several …

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BLK JKS

Founded in 2000 in Johannesburg, South Africa, the indie rock and roll work BLK JKS is definitely made up of guitarists Lindani Buthelezi and Mpumi Mcata, who was raised collectively in Johannesburg’s East Rand, and Soweto natives Molefi Makananise (bass) and Tshepang Ramoba (drums). BLK JKS produced their international documenting …

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El Rego

Pioneering Benin funk and spirit musician Théophile Do-Rego, recognized to most as “El Rego,” was created on, may 3, 1936 in Porto-Novo, Dahomey. He started his profession in music in Burkina Faso as an associate from the L’Harmonie Voltaique orchestra. After time for Dahomey (today Benin) in 1961, Rego produced …

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Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela comes with an considerable jazz background and qualifications, but has enjoyed main success among the first leaders in the world fusion mode. Masekela’s lively trumpet and flügelhorn solos have already been presented in pop, R&B, disco, Afro-pop, and jazz contexts. He’s experienced American and worldwide hits, caused bands …

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Kevyn Lettau

Latin-jazz vocalist Kevyn Lettau provides released a self-titled single record for Nova. She also shows up on a single label’s Braziljazz, documented with Peter Sprague and Mike Shapiro.

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The Ex

Playing a hybrid of punk to improve their liberal socialist agenda (offering as the challenging exact carbon copy of a Dutch Crass), the Ex released reams of details and propaganda through the ’80s — each released on the different Dutch label — however in the ’90s begun to accept industrial …

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