1 - BALAKE, AMADOU
- IN CONCLUSION - (CD)
After a career that spanned a half-century in which he became the most famous musician from urkino fasp and a legend of African popular music, Amadou Balake died last year at the age of 70. This album contains his final recordings. Amadou Balake buliding widely popular Afro-Cuban and fubk styles as well as the Mande repertoire modernized by such bands as Guinea's Bembeya Jazz and Maili's Rail Band, he incorporated local warba dance rhythms into his music and sang primarily in the Mossi language of Burkino Faso, establishing a distinct Burkinabe Sound. Balake was also a prominent singer for AFRICANDO, he recorded 4 albums with them...This are the last recordings of Burkino Faso's grreatest popular singer. Recorded in Ouagadougou, mostly in one take with a few overdubs, the tracks present a performer in full command of his art and buoyed by years of experience.
TRACKLISTING: 01. Kambele Ba 02. Bar Konon Mousso (musicien C'est Pas Quelgu'un) 03. Laminaza 04. Naaba 05. Massa Kamba 06. Kele Bila 07. Fanta 08. Wayi Quelilgi Yelle 09. Balake 10. Qye Ka Bara Kignan 11. Yelle
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Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 06-07-2015
Item # : 477868
Availability: IN STOCK