New York, USA – Samite ‘s latest album, Tunula Eno is out on Triloka/Artemis Records. Ten of the 14 songs on Tunula Eno were written by Samite, the remaining tracks are traditional pieces. Along with Samite’s multi-instrumental contributions (flute, kalimba, marimba, vocals and chants) are Tony Cedras, (keyboard, guitar, backing vocals), David Cullen (guitar and bass), Jeff Haynes (drums and percussion), Dominique Kanza (guitar), Bakithi Kumualo (bass). Mar Gueye (drums), Emma (guitar), Marsha Perry (background vocals and mouth percussion) round out the band on the Tunula Eno sessions.Written and recorded during the last year of his beloved wife Joan’s life, the album is a celebration of that which makes us human: love, loss, endurance, hope. “I am convinced“, says Samite, “that we are all moved by the same desires, needs and emotions, regardless of the language in which those feelings are expressed.”
Portion of the net proceeds from the sale of Tunula Eno will go to Musicians for World Harmony.
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Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.