Orchestre Les Mangelepa – Nyako Konya (Part 1 & 2) (Kenya, 1978, Polydor)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Nyako Konya (Part 1 & 2)“, a sweet bouncy mellow Afro Soukous Jazz track with smooth guitar & horns parts, recorded in 1978 by the legendary Nairobi (Kenya) based group “Orchestre Les Mangelepa“- Enjoy !

Orchestre Les Mangelepa – Nyako Konya (Part 1 & 2)

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Ondeno Rebieno – Mayolye (Gabon, 1980, Ledoux Records)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Mayolye“, a clubby Afro Disco Funk Soul track taken from the now very hard to find only album recorded in 1980 by the Gabonese musician & singer Jean Ondeno Rebieno and out on the legendary “Ledoux” Benin based record label – Enjoy !

Ondeno Rebieno – Mayolye

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Kimbundu Music – Teka Dya Kingudi (Angola, 1984, Centre International des Civilisations Bantu)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Teka Dya Kingudi“, a breezing & amazing catchy deep Afro Folk track, field recorded by the legendary French musicologist Charles Duvelle the 2nd of may 1984 in Luanda (Angola) for the Centre International des Civilisations Bantu (CICIBA), sung in Kimbundu (Mbundu tribe’s langage) and played on a xylophone.

The instrument you can listen there is a “Madimba” (a mounted 20-key xylophone with calabash-gourd resonators).

Two musicians are involved here : Amindo da Fonseca plays in the upper register, and Joao Francisco plays in the lower register in this musical composition in which the instrumentalists are also the singers, and which is usually performed during funeral services.

Kimbundu Music – Teka Dya Kingudi (Angola, 1984, Centre International des Civilisations Bantu)

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Armand de Preseau

Wellborn (Ayawo Attivor) – Tetemalima (Togo, 1981, Wellborn Self-Produced)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Tetemalima”, a breezing deep African Funk Soul track taken from the only LP self-produced & released in France in the early 80s by the mysterious Togolese guitarist, multi-instrumentist and producer Ayawo Attivor “Wellborn” – Enjoy !

Wellborn (Ayawo Attivor) – Tetemalima

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Peter Bishop & Afro Wave – Mamy Wata (Cameroun, 1989, Equateur)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Mamy Wata“, a catchy Afro Boogie Jazz Funk Synth track with Afrobeat flavors and killer horns, taken from the only album privately recorded and distributed in the 90s by the mysterious musician & composer Peter Bishop and his Afro Wave Orchestra.

This LP is an extremely hard to find masterpiece from start to finish that looks like a lost 90s recording from the Nigerian Legend Fela Kuti so.. Enjoy !

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Armand de Preseau

Jean-Claude Thévenin – Baisse Le Prix Du Riz (La Réunion, 1975, Disques Jackman)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Baisse Le Prix Du Riz“, a deep melancholic syncopated Soul Sega Folk track from Reunion island (Indian Ocean) with a message & killer jazzy piano riffs, recorded in the early 70s by the composer & musician Jean-Claude Thévenin, also released in this highly recommended compilation out in 1975 – Enjoy !

Jean-Claude Thévenin – Baisse Le Prix Du Riz (La Réunion, 1975, Disques Jackman)

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Armand de Preseau

Honore Avolonto – Avi Yaman Houe (Benin, 1970s, Aux Ecoutes)

Following to this former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Avi Yaman Houe“, an irresistible catchy dance floor winner syncopated Afro Funk Sato track with killer horns recorded in the 70s on the famous “L. A. Aux Ecoutes” label by the legendary Beninese musician Honore Avolonto, who used to be part of mythical bands from that country such as the almighty “Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou” or “Orchestre Black Santiago” – Enjoy !

Honore Avolonto – Avi Yaman Houe

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Armand de Preseau

Latapaza Band – Odi-Yoo (Kenya, 1974, Sirocco)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Odi-Yoo“, a bouncy Kenyan Benga Afro Rock track sung in Swahili and recorded in the mid 70s by the obscure band “Latapaza Band“, probably their one and only single ever released – Enjoy !

Latapaza Band – Odi-Yoo (Kenya, 1974, Sirocco)

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Armand de Preseau

Patience Dabany – Maimouna (Gabon, 1985, Nkoussou Music)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Maimouna“, an upper class bewitching Afro Funk Soul Soukous track with heavenly strings & guitar parts, recorded in 1985 by the Congolese musician & composer Marie-Joséphine Kama “Patience Dabany” (Gabonese president Omar Bongo‘s former wife), leader of mythical Gabonese bands such as “Akebe II“, “Banowita” or “Kounabeli” and founder of the recording studios “Elumba 2” (Libreville, Gabon) and Mbila (Los Angeles, United States).

This album was recorded between Gabon & the United States with the help of the legendary musician and arranger Fred Wesley, James Brown‘s former musical director – Enjoy !

Patience Dabany – Maimouna (Gabon, 1985, Nkoussou Music)

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Armand de Preseau

Guenshi-Ever – Gbeme Dan (Benin, 1988, Production Nenuphar)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Gbeme Dan“, a deep syncopated percussive Psychedelic Afro Funk Sato Folk track with crazy drums & synth parts recorded in the late 80s by the Beninese composer & singer Guendehou “Guenshi-Ever” Sidonie Evelyne that only recorded two now hard to find LP – Enjoy !

Guenshi-Ever – Gbeme Dan

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Armand de Preseau