royal band de thies - kadior demb - teranga beatTBLP 016 - eu2lp
1. Cherie Coco
2. Kouye Magana
3. Ma Kodou Deguene
9. Sama Yaye Boye
10. Hommage à Mbaye Fall
11. Righie Righie
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awesome new TERANGA Beat... !
TERANGA BEAT proudly presents the ROYAL BAND de THIÈS in their first ever and entirely unreleased 1979 recording. Singers and composers JAMES GADIAGA & SECKA will guide you through the sweet melodies, wicked rhythms and vocal traditions of Senegalese music, in a fabulous performance that combines MBALAX with AFRO-JAZZ.
While many bands in the world claimed the title of “Pacesetters” none can stand next to ROYAL BAND de THIÈS. The 9-member band with its dynamite percussion and horn sections will twist you like tornado! Tracks like "HOMMAGE À MBAYE FALL" will take you on a musical journey to the cultural crossroads of Senegal, West Africa’s meeting point of European, Latin American and African musical traditions. This real-time, two-microphone recording gives the impression that
the group is playing live in front of you, making it hard to
believe it dates back 33 years ago!