Ketukuba

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All Music Guide - Chris Nickson
Some bands just can't put a foot wrong, and Africando is one of them. Their African-voiced salsa is always a joy, and this is no different as they reconnect the dots between West Africa and the Americas. Here, the African roots shine strong, especially on the cover of Franco's "Mario" which positively sizzles. But everything works, from the burning opener "Bogne Sirala," to "Nina Nina," sung by the American Joe King, bringing in something new. This is a disc that's truly a series of highlights, with some remarkable piano work from Efrain Davila and the late Alfredo Rodriguez that grabs credit from the five main singers. There may only be ten tracks, but when each one is ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Chris Nickson
Some bands just can't put a foot wrong, and Africando is one of them. Their African-voiced salsa is always a joy, and this is no different as they reconnect the dots between West Africa and the Americas. Here, the African roots shine strong, especially on the cover of Franco's "Mario" which positively sizzles. But everything works, from the burning opener "Bogne Sirala," to "Nina Nina," sung by the American Joe King, bringing in something new. This is a disc that's truly a series of highlights, with some remarkable piano work from Efrain Davila and the late Alfredo Rodriguez that grabs credit from the five main singers. There may only be ten tracks, but when each one is such a gem, more would be too much. This is a record made for romance, for dancing, for listening -- an album for all seasons.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/21/2006
  • Label: Sterns Africa
  • UPC: 740042110328
  • Catalog Number: 1103
  • Sales rank: 149,669

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Bogne Sirala (6:32)
  2. 2 Malawoo - Pascal Dieng (4:54)
  3. 3 Coumba Peul (4:42)
  4. 4 Ketukuba (5:33)
  5. 5 Dieguema - Basse Sarr (4:13)
  6. 6 Mario - Madilu System (8:38)
  7. 7 Viens Danser Sur le Son Africando (4:53)
  8. 8 Fatalikou - Basse Sarr (4:40)
  9. 9 Sagoo - Pascal Dieng (5:11)
  10. 10 Kër - Lodia Mansour (4:16)
  11. 11 Nina Nina - Joe King (4:35)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Africando Primary Artist
Luis Bonilla Trombone
Nelson Rodriguez Electric Guitar, Musical Direction
Madilu System Vocals
Alfredo Rodriguez Piano
Medoune Diallo Vocals
Ite Jerez Trumpet
Ozzie Melendez Trombone
Reuben Rodriguez Bass
George Delgado Conga
Nelson Hernandez Baritone Saxophone
Luis Quintero Bongos, Maracas, Timbales, Guiro
Sekouba Bambino Vocals
Miguel Gomez Conga, Choir, Chorus, Bandleader
Joe Fielder Trombone
Adama Condé Balafon
Efrain "Junito" Davila Piano
Amadou Balaké Vocals
Pascal Dieng Vocals
Basse Sarr Vocals
Lodia Mansour Vocals
Technical Credits
Nelson Rodriguez Arranger
Alfredo Rodriguez Arranger
John Diaz Engineer
Nicolas Gueret Vocal Engineer
Ibrahima Sylla Producer
Boncana Maïga Arranger
Pamphile Desouza Vocal Engineer
Miguel Gomez Arranger, Demo Coordinator
Cedric Louis Vocal Engineer
Marc Ribes Cover Photo
Albert Vo Van Tao Cover Photo
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