African Guitar (2003)

Genres - Culture & Society, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Anthropology, Instrumental Music, Music History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |  
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In his years working and living throughout Africa and Europe, cultural anthropologist Gerhard Kubik recorded numerous examples of African fingerstyle guitar music. Featuring a wide variety of recordings from 1966 though 1993, this release offers twenty-six songs by musicians including Mwenda Jean Bosco, Pierre Gwa, Erasmus N. Ndara, and more.

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Africa, fingerstyle-guitar, guitar, rhythm, roots [origins], sounds, world-music