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Songlines Music Awards 2014 Official CDSonglines Awards CD 2014 includes all 16 nominees in the 2014 awards, as voted for by Songlines readers and the general public. For profiles on all the nominees visit http://www.songlinesmusicawards.com.
Best Artist: Winner
Jama Ko Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba Audio CD
After his celebrated debut album Segu Blue and the Grammy nominated follow up I Speak Fula, Mali's celebrated ngoni player Bassekou Kouyate is back with Jama Ko. Meaning 'a big gathering of people' the album is a call for unity, peace and tolerance in a time of crisis to celebrate the true spirit of Mali. The...
Best Artist Nominees
Best Group: Winner
Best Group Nominees
Cross Cultural Collaboration: Winner
Clychau Dibon Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita Audio CD
A stunning shared musical journey between two world class virtuosos - Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and West African kora player Seckou Keita. From Casamance in Senegal, Seckou Keita is both a member of the royal Keita dynasty from Mali(through his father) and a griot (through his mother s family, the Cissokhos, from...
Cross Cultural Collaboration Nominees
Best Newcomer: Winner
Family Atlantica Family Atlantica Audio CD
Recorded over 4 years in London and Venezuela, Cuban rumba, Venezuelan tambor and tonada, Ghanaian highlife, Ethiopian blues and calypso have been soaked and infused with psychedelia and spiritual jazz. At the heart of Family Atlantica are three people from three different continents: London born Jack Yglesias...