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Ep.7 - Malawi to Morocco (All Vinyl A to Z of Africa) Mon, 2020-06-08 16:40

Join Alban Low on a journey across Africa, from Algeria to Zimbabwe, one country, one record at a time.

Take a trip with me to Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius and Morocco. This week we meet the ethnomusicologist who made over 35,000 recordings of African music, the Malian who was the first djelimuso (female griot) to tour Europe as a solo artist, and the Moroccan whose been awarded medals from two Popes.


1 – Acinkanja – A Name  (Beating Heart)
2 – Kulira kwa ng’omba – The Song Of The Ground Hornbill  (Beating Heart)
3 – Fanta Damba Accompagnée A La Cora Par Batourou Sékou Kouyaté –  Sekou Semega (Tembo Records)
4 – Hammed Touiff – Chant de Caravaniers (No Label)
5 – Alain Permal et Jeanine Lébout – Qui Coté Qui Coté (Disques Capricorne)
6 – Abdelwahab Doukkali – El Ouef Sahib (Atlassiphone)
– Alban Low is apart of the ‘A World in London’ team.
Produced / Presented / Artwork by: Alban Low