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Bembeya Jazz / Bembeya
Album:Bembeya Collection:World
Artist:Bembeya Jazz Added:Aug 2003
Label:World Village 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2003-10-06 Pull Date:2003-12-08 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Dec 14Nov 30Nov 23Nov 16Nov 9Nov 2Oct 26Oct 19

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 30, 2005:At the Cafe Bohemian
4.Dec 08, 2003:told ya so!
2.Sep 21, 2004:At the Cafe Bohemian
5.Dec 02, 2003:At the Cafe Bohemian
3.Apr 24, 2004:Morning Glory
Soli Au Wassoulou
6.Nov 25, 2003:At the Cafe Bohemian
A Koukou We

Album Review
Reviewed 2003-09-22 
Bembeye Jazz Nacional was founded in 1961, retired in 1988. This is their first recording since then, and it’s pure Afro-pop guitar heaven (plus vocals, brass, and percussion). This is a showcase of their greatest hits and it’s wonderful stuff.

1. Light, bright, bouncy, fun. Great horns.
*2. Great funk for guitar/horns/voices.
*3. Soaring vocals, a great groove.
4. Slower w/Hawaiian guitar strains.
*5. Midtempo w/a catchy rhythm.
*6. Uptemo w/a lightly joyful feeling.
7. Starts relaxed, picks up. Nice work from the band.
8. Mid/up-tempo, gets into a nice groove.

Track Listing
1.Bembeya 5.Lefa
2.Sanfaran 6.A Koukou We
3.Sabou 7.Yelema Yelemaso
4.Gbapie 8.Soli Au Wassoulou