Jali Kunda : griots of West Africa and beyond

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Subjects: Music--Africa, West--History and criticism
Folk music--Africa, West--History and criticism
Griots--Africa, West
Mandingo (African people)--Music
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Roslyn, NY : Ellipsis Arts, c1996
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: 94 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm. + 1 sound disc (73 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Additional Authors: Suso, Foday Musa
Notes: ISBN: 1559613815
Issue number: CD3510
"The heart of this book is a memoir by the Gambia-born Foday Musa Suso, a Mandinka Griot"--Pref
"All music selected, coordinated and arranged by Foday Musa Suso"--T.p. verso
Contents: Griots of West Africa : an introductory essay / by Robert Palmer -- Jali Kunda : a memoir / by Foday Musa Suso -- Track notes -- Griot/Djali : poetry, music, history, message / by Amiri Baraka -- When the times change : new trends in kora music / by J.H. Kwabena Nketia -- Into Africa : an interview with Philip Glass -- Ascension : Pharoah Sanders in Africa -- Track list
Contents: Allah l'aake (Kolda, Senegal) (2:38) -- Sunjata (Tabato, Guinea-Bissau) (5:40) -- Sinyaro (Brikama, The Gambia) (3:00) -- Mariama (Kolda, Senegal) (4:24) -- Spring waterfall (7:17) -- Jula Faso (Brikama, The Gambia) (3:14) -- Sunjata (Kolda, Senegal) (3:03) -- Lanmbasy dub (8:19) -- Jula Jekereh (Brikama, The Gambia) (4:42) -- Lambango (Gabu, Guinea-Bissau) (2:42) -- Samma (8:25) -- Sorrie (Brikama, The Gambia) (3:32) -- Yata kaya (Kolda, Senegal) (4:54) -- Lambango (Tabato, Guinea-Bissau) (7:51) -- Allah l'aake (Brikama, The Gambia) (3:30)
Compact disc accoompanying this book in Music Listening Center
OCLC Number: 36787688
ISBN/ISSN: 1559613815
CD3510