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Teshome Wolde

b. 8 Sept 1957, Shoa, Ethiopia. A spirit vocalist in the design of Mahmoud Ahmed, Wolde initial found achievement in the middle-70s with some acclaimed shows at the town Hall Theater in Addis Ababa. In 1981 he released his first cassette in Ethiopia and he provides eventually released eight even …

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Pat Thomas

Pat Thomas is a Ghanian vocalist and songwriter famed for his function in the highlife rings of Ebo Taylor and his personal recordings of Afrobeat and Afro-pop. Created in 1951 in Agona, in the Ashanti Area, Thomas was created with music nearly actually in his DNA: his dad was a …

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Le Grande Kalle

b. Joseph Kabasele Tshamala, 1930, Matadi, Zaire, d. 11 Feb 1983, Paris, France. The daddy of contemporary Zairean music, Kalle’s first musical experiences had been as an associate of the cathedral choir in his city of Matadi. Shifting to Kinshasa in 1950, he caused Orchestre De Tendence Congolaise, a music …

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Kaira Ben

This group was specially formed to record Singa, the international debut of Idrissa Magassa (b. 15 August 1952, Kougel, Senegal; vocals, ex-Super Djata Music group). The documenting periods for the record occurred in Senegal, UK, France and Netherlands. The music artists included included Zoumana Diarra (b. 1960, Tominian, Mali; electric …

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Faisal Haza

b. 9 Sept 1944, Palestine. Vocalist and composer Haza, an uncle from the vocalist Ofra Haza, is certainly concurrently a modernizer and preserver of custom in the music from the Palestinians. He in addition has been the one most important body on the neighborhood music scene for many years. Raised …

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Mike Gordon

The bassist/vocalist for the jam music group Phish, Mike Gordon can be a multi-instrumentalist and filmmaker. Blessed in Sudbury, MA, in 1965, Gordon produced his first music group in senior high school. In 1983, while participating in the School of Vermont, he produced the jam music group Phish along with …

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Folk & Rackare

This Swedish-Norwegian folk group were formed in 1972 on the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, where two musicology students Carin Kjellman (vocals, dulcimer, recorder, guitar, psalterion) and Ulf Gruvberg (vocals, guitar, bass, cittern, mandolin, crumhorn, jew’s harp, percussion) began playing together and created a repertoire of traditional Swedish music. On both …

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Dixies

Probably one of the most flamboyant, exciting and popular of Irish showbands, the Dixies was a solid live appeal and enjoyed considerable graph achievement in Eire through the 60s. That they had first get together as the Dixielanders and, in 1954, performed inside a jazz music group led by clarinettist …

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Freshlyground

A South African Afro-fusion strap, Freshlyground came collectively in Cape City in 2002. Led by vocalist Zolani Mahola, and offering Simon Attwell on flute, mbira and harmonica, Peter Cohen on drums, Kyla Rose Smith on violin, Julio “Gugs” Sigauque on classical guitar, Josh Hawks on bass electric guitar and Seredeal …

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Famoro Kouyate

b. c.1940, Guinea. Kouyate was the bass participant for Balla Et Ses Balladins through the 60s. In 1967 he was among several musicians who remaining the Balladins to be able to function in the Guinean music group of Miriam Makeba, with whom he toured across the world. He remaining her …

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