Album artwork for Kinshasa 1978 feat. Konono No. 1 by Various Artists

Original 1978 recordings of Konono N°1 and other Congotronics bands, newly enhanced by Martin Meissonnier, the highly-respected French producer who worked with the likes of Fela Kuti, King Sunny Adé, Don Cherry, Khaled, Manu Dibango & many more in the 80s. The album comes as a vinyl LP containing the reworkings, plus a CD with a hours worth of the previously-unreleased original recordings made in Kinshasa by Bernard Treton, in 1978, as part of the same sessions which spawned the "Zaïre: Musiques Urbaines à Kinshasa" which was released by the Ocora label.

Featuring Konono N°1, Sankayi (which was to become one of the components of the Kasai Allstars collective), Orchestre Bana Luya (also featuring future Kasai Allstars members) and the accordion-led music of Orchestre Bambala.

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Kinshasa 1978 feat. Konono No. 1

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Album artwork for Kinshasa 1978 feat. Konono No. 1 by Various Artists
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$21.99

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Released 02/14/2020Catalogue Number

CRDC294.1

Various Artists

Kinshasa 1978 feat. Konono No. 1

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Album artwork for Album artwork for Kinshasa 1978 feat. Konono No. 1 by Various Artists by Kinshasa 1978 feat. Konono No. 1 - Various Artists
Album artwork for Kinshasa 1978 feat. Konono No. 1 by Various Artists
LP

$21.99

Includes CD

Released 02/14/2020Catalogue Number

CRDC294.1

Original 1978 recordings of Konono N°1 and other Congotronics bands, newly enhanced by Martin Meissonnier, the highly-respected French producer who worked with the likes of Fela Kuti, King Sunny Adé, Don Cherry, Khaled, Manu Dibango & many more in the 80s. The album comes as a vinyl LP containing the reworkings, plus a CD with a hours worth of the previously-unreleased original recordings made in Kinshasa by Bernard Treton, in 1978, as part of the same sessions which spawned the "Zaïre: Musiques Urbaines à Kinshasa" which was released by the Ocora label.

Featuring Konono N°1, Sankayi (which was to become one of the components of the Kasai Allstars collective), Orchestre Bana Luya (also featuring future Kasai Allstars members) and the accordion-led music of Orchestre Bambala.