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Article: African Jazz

Extra Golden: Hera Ma Nono

Read "Extra Golden: Hera Ma Nono" reviewed by Jeff Dayton-Johnson


Extra Golden Hera Ma Nono Thrill Jockey 2007 The FM-rock supergroup Foreigner chose its name to reflect the mixed nationality of its members, assorted Brits and Yanks. Wherever they were, they said, someone in the band was a foreigner. Presumably the anomie engendered by this situation lent emotional ...

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Ok-Oyot System

Label: Thrill Jockey
Released: 2006
Track listing: Ilando Gima Onge; It's Not Easy; Ok-Oyot System; Osama Rach; Tussin and Fightin'; Nyajondere.

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Article: Album Review

Extra Golden: Ok-Oyot System

Read "Ok-Oyot System" reviewed by Jeff Dayton-Johnson


Otieno Jagwasi is the quintessential benga musician. Born in Kenya's western Luo-speaking Nyanza Province, the cradle of the local style, he was a child prodigy on the fiddle-like orutu, which, when transposed to electric guitar, became the substrate of benga. He played with Circle K, a band that split off from benga godfather D.O. Misiani's Shirati ...


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