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PLAY LIST #2:  Mwalimu Express @sohoradio

October 25 2020 - GHANA



Special Guests KOG (Kweku of Ghana of KOG and the Zongo Brigade) and Tom Excell (MD, guitarist and writer of acclaimed jazz/ soul afrobeat pioneers Nubiyan Twist)

 

DON’T LET ME DOWN  

Charlotte Dada

Highlife High Ups

Night & Day Records (2001 compilation)

 

 

VOLTA FANTASY

Echezonachukwu Ndukwa    

African Pianism Prof Kwabena Nketia 

 

 

EXPLORATIONS - HI-LIFE STRUCTURES  

Pan African Orchestra

Opus 1 

Real World (1992)

 

 

TAKE AM SO   

Gyedu Blay Ambolley

The Shrine Afrobeats the funkiest music….

Ocho (2000 Compilation)

 

DREAMIN        

Nardeydey (Shirley Tetteh)

Nardeydey EP (2020)

 

WE NO BE MACHINE

Onipa

Strut (March 2020)

 

YENMINO

Onipa

Strut (March 2020)

YENMINO (village cuts remix)

Onipa

We no be machine Remixes

Strut

 

KOKONSA

Onipa

We No Be Machines

Strut (March 2020)

 

SAFARI YO MUZIKI feat Pendo & Leah Zawose

Onipa

We No Be Machines

Strut (March 2020)




PASS IT ON 

Sena Dagado and Wanlov

Lots of Trees

Soulbeats Records (2013)

 

ONE LIFE

Worlasi ft Sena Dagado

https://soundcloud.com/worlasigh/worlasi-ft-sena-dagadu-six-strings-one-life-prod-by-worlasi-mixed-by-qube (2016)

 

 

ODUMANKUMAH BOA MI

Nana Tsiboe

Assem Ni! Trouble Dat 

World Circuit

 

MAWIE GA              

Wulomei

Walatu Walasa

Agoro Records (1975)

 

BAMBALUMBA             

Mustapha Tettey Addy

The Royal Drums of Ghana

Weltwunder  (1992)

 

 




 

PLAY LIST:  Mwalimu Express @sohoradio #1

September 27 2020

 

Ayo Bankole: Forest Rain 

Rebeca Omordia 

Ekele Piano Music by African Composers

Heritage Records  2018

 

Nigerian Wood 3.59

Keziah Jones

Nigerian Wood

Because Music  2008

 

Esu " Yoruba Spirit of Positive and Negative Energies." 

Adedayo Ologundudu

Orin Orisa. Yoruba Traditional songs of praises for Orisa

Mills Record co 2009

 

Obialu Be Onye Abiagbunia Okwukwe   

Celestine Ukwu & His Philosophers National

Phillips West Africa 7” single (1971?)

 

 Jailer

Asa

Asa (Asha) 

Naive

2007 

 

Koroba          

Tiwa Savage 

Celia

Universal Music (Pty) Ltd South Africa, Motown, Island Records

 

 Come and See My Moda (feat. Yemi Alade) 

MzVee 

Lynx Entertainment single 2018

 

 

SEPTEMBER ZOOM GUEST - BREIS  

 

Arise and Shine

BREIS

Arise and Shine EP

Solmusic  

 

Right Here In Front Of You (feat. Ty and Bries) 

Various Artists

The Allenko Brotherhood Ensemble: Mixes Based On Tony Allen's Drum Pattern

Shanachie (2005)

 

Best Moves

Khadija Kamara

Best Moves 2020

 

Way Too Big

Burna Bo

Twice as Tall

2020

 

TRIBUTE  -  Adesose Wallace 

Baba Adesose Wallace remains a legend of African music. Master percussionist, artist, teacher, philanthropist and social commentator, after coming to London in the early 80s, Ade formed IBILE, ( ‘Children of the World’) and they graced stages at Glastonbury and WOMAD leaving audiences in awe. Ade died in April 2019 ….As Freddy Macha blogged after his funeral on Mayday, ‘for over 40 years, Adesose Wallace, totally inspirational Nigerian-Sierra Leone master musician, has played a huge role , in making African traditional music  a community activity, overseas’

 

E Go Betta

Dele Sosimi

Wah Wah 45s

2018

 

Wahala

BREIS ft Nneka

Arise and Shine EP

Solmusic  (Aug 2020)

 

Heaven & Hell

William Onyeabor

Who Is William Onyeabor?

Luaka Bop (2013) ,..originally released  1977 on Crashes in Love LP (Wilfilms )


Omo Pupa       2:48    

Dr. Victor Olaiya    

High Life Kings Vol 1  

Premier Music 


FIFTEEN MIN.  MWALIMU MASH UP

Young

Raysmuzik

51 Lex Records

2020

 

The Willing (feat Tony Allen)                 

Ty

Upwards

Big Dada/Ninjatune (2003)

 

Happy Survival       3:08   

Ifeanyi Eddie Okwedy & His Maymores Dance Band    

Nigeria 70: Lagos Jump 

Strut 2008

   

Single and Searching (feat. Falz)

Yemi Alade 

Single 2019

 

Di Bombs

Ikwunga Mr Something Something

Deep Sleep

World Records 2007





Our Back Pages: Live Performers @Mwalimu Express in 2016 - 2020

Feb 2020   MOSI CONDE

                    https://youtu.be/wUiIjOs8EgE

 

Jan 2020   LONDON ZULU

 

Dec 2019   Diabel Cissokho  with Joff Watkins

                           https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ssLihOyqCQ&list=RDEMpTXKFRpFDUx_YL6Lg_6jpw&start_radio=

 

Nov 2019    DELE SOSIMI

                      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufe-uLKfEXw

 

Oct 2019     OTTO AND THE MUTAPA CALLING

                      https://youtu.be/3HKbmr9r-rg

 

Sept 2019   ABDUL TEEJAY's PALM WINE AGOGO

 

May 2019   COCO MBASSI

                      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr4R95sPrnI

 

 

April 2019   ATONGO

 

Mar 2019   ABDOULAYE SAMB
                    + MINNJIARABY

                     https://youtu.be/KKVn5Ju96qQ

                     https://youtu.be/DMgbdqVpeQ8

 

  Feb 2019     BREIS
                      https://youtu.be/bVr3AYvf4ko

                      Big thannx to BREIS for a mighty fine show and this vid too

                      https://youtu.be/GN_wuGeOFG4

 

 

 

Dec 2018    Biram Seck & the Jhant Band

                     https://youtu.be/lhY_MPVJRR

 

Nov 2018    EFG London Jazz Fest Sesh: JASON YARDE (saxes) BEX BURCH (gyil) Batch Gueye (percussion,vox, dance )

 

Oct 2018     Medioni Quartet feat YAZID FENTAZ I ( oud ) SIMO LAGNAWI ( gimbri and karakab)

      LYNDON   OWEN (horns and pipes ) CRAC DOWNES (basses)

&  Maurice El Medioni: The Birth of PianOriental (UK 2018 dir. Clive Myer & Lynda Myer-Bennett)

www.vimeo.com/270364733

 

Sept 2018    NAMVULA  &  ATONGO ZIMBA                     

https://namvula.bandcamp.com/ https://youtu.be/vQQ53FCtCSc

 

May 2018   LONDON ZULU

                      https://youtu.be/_F5n6OxoX9s

 

Apr 2018    SEBY NTEGE

https://youtu.be/qWIDswtIAK4

 

Mar 2018    KADIALY KOUYATE 4TET

      https://youtu.be/KUfD5WGL3hw

 

Feb 2018    MODOU TOURE

https://youtu.be/DFx40et48sY

Jan 2018    THE SCORPIOS

                     https://youtu.be/pgpG5HMevzU

 

Dec 2017    Mulele Matondo Afrika's KONGO DIA NTOTILA

https://youtu.be/4hTs32xRpdc

 

Nov 2017    EFG LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL 2017: 

                     Mwalimu Express Afro Jazz Allstars

      CAMILLA GEORGE

             https://youtu.be/pzT1nu9sqMI

              KADIALY KOUYATE

      https://youtu.be/qVX5udmhJS8

      MULELE MATONDO AFRIKA

      https://youtu.be/sBd1DjN0g54

      PAT THOMAS

      https://youtu.be/96k8UsZxf4o

 

Oct 2017      MUNTU VALDO

https://youtu.be/-lT6SBpMzro

 

Sept 2017   WIYAALA & SABBEY INTERNATIONAL

https://youtu.be/yFoRw-gPH6Q

https://youtu.be/iDHHpV76MoU

 

Mar 2017    GRUPO LOKIT0

https://youtu.be/A4O0wrNw8vs

 

Feb 2017        ABDULAYE SAMB

                     https://youtu.be/KKVn5Ju96qQ

Jan 2017        ABDUL TEE_JAY & ASABI HAWAH

https://youtu.be/MaJGQo8q5vI

https://youtu.be/tynUA6kX3rY

Dec 2016       LONDON ZULU: Transglobal Underground Collective & Ingrid Webster

https://youtu.be/_F5n6OxoX9s

https://youtu.be/R0QrrquF_oM

 

Nov  2016     EFG LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL 2016

                       Orphy Robinson (vibes)-Misafiri Zawose (vocals/zeze/limba/ngoma/flute)-

                Magnus P.I (percussion/beats)-Sam Jones (electronics)

 https://youtu.be/QfZQNz-qHVU

 https://youtu.be/6yFTf9wG0NQ

                        https://youtu.be/C13ozQ4TWhY

 

Oct 2016         DIABEL CISSOKHO

   https://youtu.be/KsZ0cl7RzWE

                         https://youtu.be/sTFp8jUhKkk

 

Sept 2016       SEBY NTEGE + NAA ADJELEY KWEI's Homowo festival images

                         https://youtu.be/4k77m-W0jmM

                         https://youtu.be/07URr8_wAmc

 

May 2016        KONGO DIA NTOTILA

                          https://youtu.be/5Hq6hATXxy0

                          https://youtu.be/USrTcaVa2M4

 

 

AFRICAN CINEMA presented by SCREEN STATION www.screenstation.net

Dec 2017

THE STORY TELLER

( 2017 - dir. Alex Emmanuel https://vimeo.com/alexemanuel

Oct 2017

SEMBENE!

The Inspiring Story of Ousmane Sembene

Father of African Cinema

(2015 - dir. Semba Gadjigo & Jason Siverman)

 

MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM

(2013 - dir. Justin Chadwick)

March 2017

MAHALEO 

(2005 -Dir. Marie Cesar Paes and Raymond Rajaonarivelo)

Jan 2017

Mama Africa

(2011 -  director:  Mika Kaurismäki)

                             Watch the trailer here:

                     https://youtu.be/JyKX4XnJWA4

Dec 2016

            Martha & Niki

(2015  Director: Tora Mkandawire Mårtens)

https://youtu.be/Cy52IZh7Hwk

Oct 2016

Soul Power

(2008 Cert PG-13 Director: Geoff Levi-Hinte)

https://youtu.be/C8QDuwaSMfA

'a riveting glimpse of another time and another place, when things were more radical and more gloriously ramshackle'  The Guardian

*****

Sept 2016

Abouna Our Father
(2002 Cert PG Direction: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun)

' This beautifully gentle and lucid film rises head and shoulders above the rest of the week's new releases.' The Guardian

*****

May 2016

                             AKOUNAK TEDALAAT TAHA

                                 Rain, the colour of blue with a little red in it

                                                       dir. Chris Kirkley

          “a gentle bliss-out of a feature” The Village Voice
               “ charming and rag-tag” The Atlantic

           https://youtu.be/M7FUMKO8vRA

 

EVERY MONTH

DJ's Max Reinhardt and Rita Ray

behind the decks.
Babies toddlers Kids and parents dance sessions

with Lucy Angell John
Hone your Oware skills with Seth

and the junior pebble demons
Dom's cd stall
Plus all your favourite Open The Gate

African Market stalls

and Kunle's African street food fresh from the pot