Really an unusual musician and composer. His arrangements cannot be classified , using electronic equipment ,using loops and combining them with his piano play.
He calls his project : Visualizing Harmony
Christopher Chassol is born 1976 in Martinique . According to wikipedia he gets his inspriation from musicians as Miles Davis , The Cure , Strawinsky and Ennio Morricone . EDIT : I know it´s not mainstream music , but that´s the reason why i´ve choose it .
The Namib Marimbas is a music group founded 1988 in Walvis Bay /Namibia .
From their Homepage :
GOAL OF THE GROUP:
The music, of which we have composed many songs ourselves, expresses the love of our beautiful African country, Namibia. We believe that our music can build bridges and we wish to deliver a message: That of respect for the culture of our ancestors and hope for a peaceful future.
We welcome exposure to the music of other cultures, and regard this as an ongoing learning process.
This is their song “Grazing back home ” a track from 2006 filmed in the dunes outside of Swapokmund
Jilahena Natu is a musician from Morocco.
Tan Tan is a drab administrative centre of around 70,000 inhabitants. Because it’s part of a duty-free zone, along with the rest of the Tarfaya Strip and Western Sahara, a lot of shops sell goods such as radios, computers and electric razors. Aside from its moussem (see Tan Tan Plage), Tan Tan’s one claim to fame is that it was a departure point for Hassan II’s famous Green March to occupy the Western Sahara (La Marche Verte, or el Massira el Khadra).
Read more: http://www.roughguides.com/destinations/africa/morocco/tarfaya-strip-western-sahara/tan-tan-around/#ixzz3Nx4Z0Uwa
Here is their song “Enabia Allah ”
Wizboyy Ofuasia is a Nigerian singer. Listen to his great song “Lovinjitis” featuring Diva Teeyah:
Jali, born in Rwanda, is a folk and chanson singer from the city of Brussels. Listen to his catchy great song “Un jour ou l’autre”:
With their song “Do They Know It’s Christmas (2014)”, the project Band Aid 30 (formed the first time in 1984 by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure for the fight against hunger in Ethiopia) started this proejct a fourth time for the fight against Ebola. The most popular musicians of Band Aid 30 are One Direction, Chris Martin (Coldplay), Sinéad O’Connor, Bono (U2), Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin), Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding, Ed Sheeran, Clean Bandit, Emeli Sandé, Rita Ora and Bastille.
DJ and producer Johan Hugo and Esau Mwamwaya, a singer from Malawi are the collaboration The Very Best. Their music is really an awesome fusion mix of traditional african music, jazz, dance, pop and hip-hop. Listen to their great song “Hear Me”:
Found this on jayjaymgee’s blog
Lovemore “Majaivana” Tshuma is a Zimbabwean musician, arguably the most popular Nbebele singer. Majaivana means good dancer and he has been known for his dancing on stage. Listen to his nice song “Xolani”:
King James is a pop musician from Rwanda. Listen to his nice song “Ese warikiniraga”:
Saw this artist on the East African Lifestyle blog
Bil Aka Kora, born in 1971, is a Burkinabé djongo, pop and afropop musician. Have a listen to his absolutely amazing song “Dibayagui “: