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ARTIST
TITLE
Acoustic Africa In Concert
FORMAT
CD/DVD

LABEL
CATALOG #
CJ 027DVD CJ 027DVD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
9/13/2011

"Acoustic Africa was initially a compilation album released by Putumayo showcasing singer - songwriters in a stripped-down context, focusing on the melody, the rhythm and a unifying message of hope. In 2006, an internationally celebrated companion tour of the same name brought together singers Vusi Mahlasela, Habib Koité and Dobet Gnahore. Five years later, the second installment of Acoustic Africa's exhilarating musical journey focuses on the richness of the African guitar tradition. Contre-Jour's Acoustic Africa set features three of the continent's most indomitable touring artists, songwriters and social commentators -- Malian superstar Habib Koite, Oliver Mtukudzi, the best-selling artist in his home country of Zimbabwe, and Afel Bocoum, a guitarist, singer, and composer from Mali whose songs evoke the evolution of traditional Malian society. Performing solo, duo and trio -- and backed by an ensemble of traditional stringed and percussion instrumentalists -- the concert weaves a collection of traditional songs among contemporary popular ones from each of the leaders." NTSC All-Region DVD format; 110 Minutes; Dolby Digital Stereo.