Cheikh Ndoye | Sons of Africa

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Sons of Africa

by Cheikh Ndoye

This album takes the listener on a musical journey through jazz and traditional West African music. Recorded in Senegal, Mali, France and the United States. The music is impeccably performed by world class musicians.
Genre: World: World Fusion
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2. Sons of Africa
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3. Khairy
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4. Below Level
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5. Continuum
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7. Linguere
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8. Above Level
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Sons of Africa
1. Khairy
Bass & Guitars: Cheikh Ndoye
Kora: Yacouba Sissoko
Sax: Bob Franceschini
Drums & Percussions: Raul Pineda

2. Sons of Africa
Bass, Ngoni, Guitars & Intro Vocals: Cheikh Ndoye
Drums: Raul Pineda
Keyboards: Matt Rohde
Percussions: Thio Mbaye
Background Vocals: Xantha & Kelven Tabbs (USA)
Diamy Sacko (Mali)
Choir Senegal: Anthony Meledje, Madeleine Sagna
Romelie Sambou, Jessica & Joahanna Orou.
Alexandre Bakhoum, Estelle Heyou.

3. Little Ouly
Bass & Guitars: Cheikh Ndoye
Piano & Rhodes: Arshak Sirunyan
Keyboards: Matt Rohde
Drums & Percussions (Itotele, Iya & Oconcolo): Raul Pineda
Sax: Bob Franceschini
Percussions (Djembe, Mbeung & Thiol): Thio Mbaye

4. Jolie
Vocals: Woz Kaly
Ngoni Bass & Guitars: Cheikh Ndoye
Percussions: Thio Mbaye

5. Below Level
Featuring Mike Stern (Guitars)
Bass: Cheikh Ndoye
Drums: Raul Pineda
Percussions: Jesus Diaz
Keys: Brad Booth
EWI: Jordan Feldman



6. Continuum (Jaco Pastorius)
Featuring Mike Stern (Guitar Solo)
Harmonica: Frederic Yonnet
Drums & Percussions: Raul Pineda
Keys: Brad Booth
Bass: Cheikh Ndoye

7. Above Level
Arrangements & Piano: Arshak Sirunyan
Drums: Raul Pineda
Bass: Cheikh Ndoye

8. Linguere
Vocals: Ashley Maher
Drums & Percussions: Raul Pineda
Piano: Arshak Sirunyan
Sax: Bob Franceschini
Upright Bass: David Segal
Electric Bass & Guitar: Cheikh Ndoye

Produced by Cheikh Ndoye.

Recorded in Washington DC, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Senegal and Mali. Studios include Asparagus Media Studios & Kora Studios.
Mixed & Mastered by Dennis Moody @ Dennis Moody Studio.

Cover Artwork: Jean Christophe Boissy
Photo Credits: Olivier Boissy & Akhbar Tajudeen.

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Philip

Complex and joyful
Full of complex rhythms and a deep sense of the joy of music. A great combination of sounds, variety of instruments, inventiveness, and expert playing. I believe this album stays true to its title. Enjoy!
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Philip

Complex and joyful
Full of complex rhythms and a deep sense of the joy of music. A great combination of sounds, variety of instruments, inventiveness, and expert playing. I believe this album stays true to its title. Enjoy!
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