KONDE MANGUE feat. AMADOU BALLAKE (Burkina-Faso/1975)

It's always a pleasure to discover Amadou Ballaké's hidden voice hearing recordings of "Les 5 consuls"' band. For those who don't know Kondé Mangué, he was a major guitarist during the seventies in Burkina Faso.


C'est toujours un plaisir de découvrir la voix cachée d'Amadou ballaké derrière les différents enregistrements de l'orchestre "Les 5 Consuls". Pour ceux qui ne connaissent pas Kondé Mangué, il était uj guitariste majeur durants les années 70 au Burkina Faso.

MARY AFI USUAH & the South Eastern State Cultural Band - Led by DAN SATCH (Nigeria/1975)

Having attended one of the most prestigious music conservatories in Rome in the ’60’s to study opera singing, Afi Usuah forged ties with a notable array of artists which included the likes of Duke Ellington and Led Zepellin. She forsook a budding and promising career abroad to return home to serve country and flag. Over the years, she mentored and paved the way for a remarkable number of Nigerian female singers.

Dan Satch Joseph leader of his The Atomic "8" Dance Band is a pure tone trumpeter and arranger. Dan Satch started playing the trumpet in 1959 and was the trumpeter leader of Bobby Benson & his Jam Session Band until 1961. In 1962 he moved to Aba and formed the Atomic "8" Dance Band.

Anos Band de Parakou (ASB 143)

Dear listeners i have updated Anos Band's post with a new record on label Albarika Store (ASB 143).  Have pleasure...

Chers auditeurs, je viens de mettre à jour le courrier d'Anos Band avec un nouveau disque sur le label Albarika Store (ASB 143).