World Musicians-3

PAGE 3: MIRIAM MAKEBA * TOURE KUNDA * AHMOUDOU MADASSANE * MADAGASIKARA 1 * NELLA * RAVI SHANKAR (& GEORGE HARRISON) * ANOUSHKA SHANKAR * RODRIGO Y GABRIELA * SONA JOBARTEH  * RENEE LACAILLE & BOB BROZMAN * CAREL KRAAYENHOF

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Playlist of full album by brothers from Senegal:

No Santana on this video, but some excellent guitar accompaniment nonetheless:


Music from the motion picture Zerzura composed and performed by Ahmoudou Madassane:


Playlist of anthology of current traditional music of Madagascar:

Venezuelan singer influenced by flamenco:



Ravi Shankar’s daughter also plays sitar:

Anoushka Shankar performs with classical violinist Joshua Bell and others:


Mexican guitar duo:

Led Zeppelin cover:



Sona Jobarteh (from Gambia) hails from a long West African tradition of Griots and kora players; her grandfather was the master Griot Amadu Bansang Jobarteh. Creating her own history, she has broken from the male-dominated kora tradition to become the family’s first female virtuoso of the instrument. Here Sona Jobarteh performs the traditional Malian song, Jarabi, accompanied by Femi Temowo on guitar and percussionist Robert Fordjour.


Renee Lacaille (accordion) is from Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean; and Bob Brozman (guitar) is the Australian Ry Cooder:


Suggested by Gil Levine: