Live with Carnegie Hall: Angélique Kidjo
Moderated by John Schaefer, this episode features Kidjo alongside pianist Thierry Vaton in performances of “Independence Cha Cha,” “Soul Makossa,” “Bemba Colora,” and “Afirika.” Kidjo is also joined by guitarist Dominic James for “Malaika” and Nigerian Afropop star Yemi Alade for “Shekere.” Other highlights include Dianne Reeves with “Ella’s Song” and Baaba Maal’s performance of “Baayo.”
Part of: Live with Carnegie Hall
John Schaefer, Moderator
with Special Guests
Dominic James, Guitar
Thierry Vaton, Piano
“Independence Cha Cha”
Written by Gerard Addat, Jef Deboeck, Joseph Kabaselle, and Oscar Saintal
Used by permission of Sony / ATV Music Publishing LLC (SABAM)
All rights reserved.
Written by Manu Dibango
© Universal Music, Inc. on behalf of Grande Avenue Sarl (ASCAP)
Written by Fadhili William
Figs D Music (BMI) / Sanga Music Inc (BMI)
By arrangement with Concord
Written by Bernice Johnson Reagon
Published by Songtalk Publishing Co.
Written by Baaba Maal
© Universal Songs of Polygram International, Inc. on behalf of Universal / Island Music Ltd. (BMI)
Written by José Claro Fumero
Peer International Corporation (BMI)
Written by Angélique Kidjo, Jean Hebrail, Yemi Eberichi Alade, Charles Ugochukwu Akwuba, and Ikemefuna Nwamonye
Spirit Two Music, Inc. obo Ayeile Music Inc. (ASCAP) / CTSO Music (BMI)
Written by Angélique Kidjo and Jean Hebrail
Spirit Two Music, Inc. obo Ayeile Music Inc. (ASCAP)
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