African music star Youssou N’Dour returns with an ear friendly Afropop album titled History. N’Dour combines pop hooks, easy listening smooth saxophone, English-language R&B, soulful vocal harmonies and West African beats.
History includes tributes to Nigerian drummer Babatunde Olatunji and Senegalese bassist Habib Faye. “Habib Faye was my friend, bassist, and music director for almost twenty years.” N’Dour recollects. “Together we created many songs.”
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV 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 albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.
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