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Made in Dakar
     

Made in Dakar

by Orchestra Baobab
 

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These Senegalese legends recapture the Afro-Cuban bliss of their 1982 classic, Pirates Choice — imagine the Buena

Overview

These Senegalese legends recapture the Afro-Cuban bliss of their 1982 classic, Pirates Choice — imagine the Buena Vista Social Club weaned on motherland polyrhythms.

Editorial Reviews

BBC Online - Jon Lusk
Even if they are still leaning quite heavily on old material, it's generally songs that are less familiar to a non-Senegalese audience, often shedding light on their roots and influences. They're also revamped with a more zestful, live-in-the-studio feel, the band is beefed up by extra brass and percussion, and the new compositions are pure, vintage Baobab.
The Guardian
The[y] move effortlessly from rumba, reggae and highlife to more indigenous grooves such as mbalax and their own "mbalsa", an infectious salsa hybrid...

Product Details

Release Date:
05/20/2008
Label:
Nonesuch
UPC:
0075597994407
catalogNumber:
433788

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Performance Credits

Orchestra Baobab   Primary Artist
Medoune Diallo   Vocals
Sanou Diouf   Tenor Saxophone
Thierno Koite   Alto Saxophone
Youssou N'Dour   Vocals
Ibou Konate   Trumpet
Barthelemy Attisso   Guitar
Bala Sidibe   Drums,Timbales,Vocals
Ndiouga Dieng   Conga,Vocals

Technical Credits

Jerry Boys   Engineer
Medoune Diallo   Composer
Nick Gold   Producer
Youssou N'Dour   Adaptation
Assane Thaim   Tama
Thione Seck   Composer
Barthelemy Attisso   Arranger,Orchestra Captain
Laye Mboup   Composer
Bala Sidibe   Composer,Adaptation
Ndiouga Dieng   Composer
Julian House   Artwork

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