ATFA - Muungano Cultural Troupe Volume 17 Mambo Yapo Huku
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Muungano Cultural Troupe Volume 17 Mambo Yapo Huku

Side A
Mambo Yapo Huku
Si Mzizi

Side B
Hutomchukua
Natumia Ufundi

Taarab music from Tanzania’s long-running and legendary Muungano. This tape gets the award for wily, sinewy and swirly lo-fi keyboard tone of the year. Similar in crucial melodic and rhythmic ways to my earlier faves from Dar es Salaam, Jagwa Music. Stop by Afropop Worldwide for extensive cultural/social/political background on taarab in general.

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