HFVS African Music Episode with Guest DJ, Jay Sand (Podcast/Radio Show)

Hilltown Family Variety Show

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African Music Episode
with Guest DJ, Jay Sand

Jay Sand of All Around This World, a global music and world cultures experience for kids and their families, takes us on a journey around the magnificently musical continent of Africa. Join Jay to explore African music that originates from countries  such as Algeria, Ethiopia, Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa and Madagascar. Bring whole family along to meet Africa through music!

Saturday from 9-10am & Sunday from 7-8am
January 31st & February 1st, 2015
WXOJ LP – 103.3 FM – Valley Free Radio
Northampton, MA

Featured Video: Jay and Liberian vocalists recording “Awa Yombei,” a song from The Gambia that appears on All Around This World: Africa, which will be released in April 2015.


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PLAYLIST

  • – All Around This World – “We Are Happy (West Africa)” [All Around This World: Africa]
  • – Khaled – “Aalach Tloumouni” [Desert Roses & Arabian Rhythms]
  • – All Around This World – “Carnaval” – [All Around This World: Africa]
  • – Muluken Melesse – “Nanu Nanu Ney” – [Muluken Melesse Volume 1]
  • – All Around This World – “Tulo Tulo” – [All Around This World: Africa]
  • – E.T. Mensah – “Ghana-Guinea-Mali” [Day By Day]
  • – Fela Kuti – “Opposite People” [Opposite People/Sorrow Tears and Blood]
  • – Babatunde Olatunji – “Akiwowo (Chant of the Trainman)” [Drums of Passion]
  • – All Around This World – “Sai” [All Around This World: Africa]
  • — Oliver Mtukudzi – “Pindurai Mambo” [Paivepo]
  • – Smithsonian Folkways (Vocalists unlisted), “Thinantsha” [This Land is My Land: South African Freedom Songs]
  • – Jaojoby – “Tsy Akeo” [E Tiako–Madagascar]
  • – All Around This World – “Kora” [All Around This World: Africa]

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