The Ghanaian world musician Adjiri Odametey, born in 1963 in Accra and now living in Bavaria, released his fourth album called “Dzen” by africmelo records.
My first thoughts while I was listening to this amazing album: my soul travels far away.
The album “Dzen” demonstrates that the Ghanaian musician Adjiri Odametey has absulutely reached the top of African World Music. With his warm voice and heartful ryhthms he lets your soul travel through the different sounds of Ghana. Absolutely outstanding!
John Chibadura is a Zimbabwean sungura musician, born in 1957. With his band Tembo Brothers, he was best known for great rumbira music, as a mix of , mbira and rumba. Here’s his reggae masterpiece “Zuva Rekufa Kwangu”:
Zhakata is a zimbabwean musician born in 1968. He’s best known for sungura songs in the shona language. I really like his music, it’s “real” World Music for me. Here’s his great song “Rwendo Rwembiri”:
As you know, the Mbira is one of the most exciting instruments for me: just a little finger-piano with great sounds. And one of its maestro’s is the Zimbabwean musician Thomas Mapfumo. Here’s his nice song “Nyama Yekugocha”: