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CDs, books, magazines such as fRoots and The Beat, and videos are available from Stern's Records, Sterns is also a record label.
Check out Uncle Sam of Africa's web site: Uncle Sam of Africa.
Nostalgie ya Mboka is an entertaining weekly radio show on London's Resonance fm featuring the 'belle epoch' of music from the two Congos.
Triple Earth is a UK-based record label. Included in the catalogue are Aster Aweke and Mose Fan Fan. Address: P.O. Box 240, Wembley, HA0 4FX. email
For more on African Music, including up-to-the-minute special features and photos on Congolese music by Martin Sinnock, visit the USA-based
A web site devoted to Papa Wemba and his bands - history, news, discography, and photos: Papa Wemba
For full info on top Zambian artists and their music: Shatel, JK and many more check the Mondo Music web site.
Music from Ethiopia and Eritrea: Largest Ethiopian music collection on the Internet. information about performers and other music-related topics. Eritrean Music, Amharic Music, Oromo Music, Traditional Music, Mezmur, Orthodox Mezmur, Tigrigna.
Read about Robert Falk's music, his collaborations with Congolese and West African musicians and download tracks at his site Robert Falk .
NATARI is the place to go to efficiently buy African music over the internet in different formats: CD and vinyl too. There's a huge selection available, all arranged by country:
Have a look at a very informative web site devoted to classical music by Africans and people of African descent: African composers included in the site are Fela Sowande and Samuel Ekpe Akpabot of Nigeria, and Mzilikazi Khumalo and Michael Mosoeu Moerane of South Africa.
Visit to find out all about this exciting world music CD label.
African musicians featured include Oliver Mtukudzi and Habib Koite. On the site there is an on-line catalogue and much, much more!
The Africa Centre is a venue in London's Covent Garden with a variety of music and arts events. Info is on their web site
or Tel: 0207 836 1973
Visit Wrasse Records for their catalogue that includes CDs by Angelique Kidjo, Souad Massi, Femi Kuti, Ismael Lo, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and more...
Mad Minute Music is an agency in France for booking, amongst others, Rokia Traore, Sally Nyolo, Ismael Lo, Cheikh Lo, Kékélé and Papa Wemba. Their web site has both English and French versions.
Antibalas are a top Afro-beat band based in New York and their web site is at
PHAT! is a top quarterly Music and Entertainment magazine based in Kenya but now available world-wide. Check their web site:
Grandmasters is a high quality, fast-moving and enterprising recording studio based in Arusha, Tanzania
For details about Nigerian Afro-beat saxophonist/vocalist Lagbaja, including his tour dates and discography, go to
Information about the spectacular Zimbabwean band Imbongi headed up by poet Albert Nyathi can be found at
Zimbabwean Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits feature on tukumusic
Information about Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita and Jamoral is on their web site
Check out more details on Baaba Maal at
A site featuring African jazz artists like Claude Deppa,Pinise Saul and Lucky Ranku and groups The Master Drummers of Africa, the Kings of Lagos and The South African Gospel Singers can be found at
 The legendary kora player from Guinea, Mory Kante, has a web site with versions in English, French and German at with lots of info, including discography.
Charlie Gillett's web site has all information about his weekly Saturday radio show on BBC London plus a lot more besides! The Sound of the World
For information about Gambian koraplayer Dembo Jobarteh and his Gambian Griot School of Music and Dance, visit www.gambiangriot
The web site for Afrique Horizon magazine includes a page featuring guitarist Santana Mongoley from Congo and an interview with South African pianist Abdullah Ibrahim.

If you are planning an event or gig in UK and would like to have an African band, you can enquire about bookings by emailing: