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Angelique Kidjo Releases “Eve”, Featuring Christian McBride

Angelique Kidjo: EveThe queen of African music and one of music’s most extraordinary bassists have joined forces.

The record is Angelique Kidjo’s album, Eve. She’s the queen, of course, and the bassist is Christian McBride, who has worked with everyone from Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock to pop/rock stars Sting and Don Henley.

McBride is a longtime fan of Kidjo and he even devoted a segment of his show, Conversations with Christian, to her back in 2011. You can hear how these two collaborated back then, on the track “Afirika” from his Conversations With Christian album:

Now, it’s time to listen to a sampler from Eve:

Eve is out now on on CD and digital formats (iTunes and Amazon MP3).

Eve Track List:

  1. M’Baamba (Kenyan Song)
  2. Shango Wa
  3. Eva (featuring ASA)
  4. Interlude: Agbade
  5. Bomba (featuring Rostam Batmanglij)
  6. Hello (featuring Trio Teriba)
  7. Blewu
  8. Kamoushou
  9. Kulumbu (featuring Dr. John)
  10. Interlude: Kletedjan
  11. Ebile (featuring Kronos Quartet)
  12. Awalole (featuring the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg)
  13. Bana (featuring Yvonne Kidjo)
  14. Orisha
  15. Interlude: Wayi
  16. Coari

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