Each Wednesday, The World Africa presents you with three new music from or inspired by the continent. This week, we continued interest in the programming of the festival parisien " over The voice ", the fourteenth edition is exceptionally held online, Covid-19 forces.
Since the 15th of February, nine concerts, captured in high quality by six cameras in 360 Paris Music Factory, have already been broadcast every day from 19 hours. While the experience lasts until Sunday, 28 February, here are three groups that will dominate the scene until the end of the event. To attend their performance, go to the YouTube page of the festival.
Trans Kabar, February 24,
as Soon as this Wednesday evening, speakers and headphones will vibrate to the rhythm of the "rock maloya" Trans Kabar. This group, born in the paris region in 2017 around Jean-Didier Hoareau (vocals), revisits the traditional music of the Meeting, using instruments not familiar with the genre : electric guitar (Stéphane Hoareau), bass (Théo Girard) and battery (Ianik Tallet). Trans Kabar is the author of an album, Maligasé, published in 2019, and an EP from the same recording session, Maligasé Extended Play, released in 2020. His second album, already in the box, is expected in the autumn.
Pat Kalla & le Super Mojo, February 26,
Makossa, afrobeat, cumbia, funk, soul, afrodisco... This is between all of these genres that navigates the Super Mojo, a collective lyonnais formed around Pat Kalla, French singer inspired by its roots in cameroon. Friday, viewers will be able to see and hear the group interpret the songs from the album Juggle (2018) or the one to come, a Hymn to life, the output of which is scheduled for the beginning of June and the Super Mojo said that he was " made from the musical elements of natural harvested in Africa and South America." A first excerpt of the same name, is already available online.
Aziz Sahmaoui & University of Gnawa, February 28,
Finally, on Sunday, the poet and multi-instrumentalist Aziz Sahmaoui, co-founder in 1990 of the Orchestre national de Barbès, and the five musicians from the University of Gnawa (Alune Wade, Adhil Mirghani, Amen Viana, Cheikh Diallo and Jon Grandcamp) who will close the festival. After three albums and hundreds of concerts around the world, the group is celebrating its 10 years of musical exploration at the border between Morocco and the Sahel, rock, and chaabi, jazz, and music gnaouie. An anniversary is crowned by the publication of a best-of fifteen songs in December 2020.also Read "over The voice" version women : the musical selection of the "World" Africa #41
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