Fandaharana Baobab with Sheila (in Malagasy language)
Gitara (Jul, 3rd 2002)

Madagascar has many outstanding guitar players; some of them are well known in the world music scene of the Western world. Their style is, however, generally deeply rooted in local traditions.

(1) Mianatra misintaka (Mahaleo)
(2) Bonjour Madame la Guitare (Erick Manana)
(3) Tiako ianao (D'Gary)
(4) Mbo hahita avao (D'Gary)
(5) Biby aomby (D'Gary)
(6) Akata meso (D'Gary)
(7) Plaisir-nao mbatro (D'Gary)
(8) Vary amin'anana (Bouboul)
(9) Zamagila (Solomiral)
(10) Manina (Johnny)
(11) Claire's Song (Solo Razaf)
(12) Tsy haiko (Colbert)


(1) Madagascar: Mahaleo. Playasound (France) PS 65157
(2) Erick Manana: A tribute to Razilinŕ. Buda Musique (France) 82858-2
(3,5) Malagasy Guitar: D'Gary. Music from Madagascar. Shanachie (USA) 65009
(4) D'Gary & Jihé: Horombe. Stern's (USA) STCD 9005)
(6,7) D'Gary: Akata Meso. Indigo/Label Bleu (France) LBLC 2575
(8) Bouboul. Discomad (Madagascar) 466 021
(9) Big Red: A Musical Journey Through Madagascar. Nascente (Great Britain) NSCD 053
(10,11,12) The Moon and the Banana Tree: New Guitar Music from Madagascar. Shanachie (USA) 64074

FANDAHARANA BAOBAB - Emap.FM's weekly program with Malagasy music, presented by Thiera Bruno and Sheila. Our goals are to present the diversity and creativity of Malagasy music making, to give consideration to all regions, to great stars as well as more localised musicians, contemporary and oldies, innovative and traditional. Every Wednesday at 16:00 UTC - Universal Time (France: 17:00 Summertime, 18:00 Wintertime; Madagascar: 19:00). Replay Friday at 0:00 (UTC) and Sunday at 8:00 (UTC)

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