Paris, France – Africando have been around for some 10 years, on a quest to bring African music and its Diaspora together. They have already released 5 studio albums and one live and have performed a multitude of concerts. Now they present their new album Martina which will be available the 30th of May. The release date covers most countries worldwide but Next Music are currently looking for deals in Australia and South America.
The usual Africando suspects (Sekouba Bambino, Gnonnas Pedro, Amadou Balaké, Medoune Diallo and Ronnie Barro) can be found on the album along with guest artists Ismaël Lo, Shoubou, Sekka, Nyboma and Emenya. They will be playing on the 26th and 27th at the New Morning in Paris.
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.