Banning Eyre

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Recent Pieces from Banning Eyre

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865: WOMEX 2022: The Women Rule!, 11/24/2022 (59:00)
From: Afropop Worldwide

In this episode we meet Selma Uamusse from Mozambique and Portugal, Djazia Satour from Algeria and France, Pilani Bubu from South Africa, and hear 78-year-old Lia de ...
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825: New Sounds From Nigeria, 11/3/2022 (58:59)
From: Afropop Worldwide

In this program, we hear the latest from the Nigerian music scene - Naija Pop, Afrobeats, Afropop - and sample action on the Afrobeat and Alté scene.
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862: Remembering Papa Wemba, 10/20/2022 (59:00)
From: Afropop Worldwide

In this episode we look back on the iconic career of Papa Wemba, drawing on some 20 years of interviews with the artist, and insights from Congolese music aficionado Lubangi ...
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803: South African Roots in the 21st Century, 9/22/2022 (59:01)
From: Afropop Worldwide

This show updates the Zulu pop music known as maskanda, with a look back at its history and a survey of the current scene--rich musically, but troubled by fan rivalry that ...
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860: Journeys with the Kora, 9/15/2022 (59:00)
From: Afropop Worldwide

In this episode, we sample a wide range of kora music, and hear tales of its remarkable global journey.
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817: The Story of Gumbe, 8/25/2022 (59:00)
From: Afropop Worldwide

In this program we trace the history and legacy of this joyous and surprising music with field work in Jamaica, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Mali.
Caption: Wesli, Credit: Banning Eyre

859: Nuits D’Afrique 2022, 8/18/2022 (59:00)
From: Afropop Worldwide

In its 36th year, the Nuits d’Afrique festival in Montreal pulled out all the stops to meet the expectations of an audience that was hungry to see and hear some of the ...
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840: Changui!, 8/11/2022 (59:00)
From: Afropop Worldwide

In this program we sample recordings from the 2021 box set Changüí: The Sound of Guantánamo, and hear from Gianluca Tramontana, the man who made the recordings.
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842: The Enigma of Baba Sora, 7/14/2022 (59:00)
From: Afropop Worldwide

In this episode we hear the man, the music and the remembrances of those whose lives were changed by his extraordinary generosity.
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830: Toronto’s African Scene, 7/7/2022 (59:00)
From: Afropop Worldwide

In this program, we take the pulse of Toronto’s African scene through music and interviews with Kofi, Emanuel, Blandine, Fantahun and many more.