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Raya Brass Band + Chicha Libre + Smokey's Secret Family + Cheick Hamala Diabate + No BS! Brass Band

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Time Out says

Barbès and Electric Cowbell records presents a knockout showcase for Drom: Raya Brass Band melds the music of Greece, the Balkans and the Romany people, Chicha Libre plays South American psychedelia named for an Incan corn alcohol (yes, it's heady stuff), while Malian griot musician and cousin of the great Touamani Diabate, Cheick Hamala Diabate is a master of the ngoni (predecessor to the American banjo). Want more? Western-swing expert Smokey Hormel explores Congolese rumba of the ’50s and ’60s (niche!), while the No BS! Brass Band funks up pop hits like "Take on Me." Phew!


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