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Sakwé Ngombi part 1

from Baka in the Forest by Orchéstre Baka Gbiné

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Bounaka, who played the ngombi tracks on "Heart of the Forest" back in 1992, plays here for the last time. He was very ill but wanted to play his tunes and songs for us so we went to visit him at Sakwé. Sadly he died a month after these recordings were made.


from Baka in the Forest, released April 28, 2009


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Orchéstre Baka Gbiné Moloundou, Cameroon

Orchéstre Baka Gbiné are Baka musicians from the Cameroon-Congo border, deep in the rainforest.

Using guitars, percussion, voices and dance they play modern songs heavily influenced by both their traditional music and the Congolese music they hear on the radio.

In 2004 & 2005 Martin Cradick of Baka Beyond set up a studio in the rainforest and recorded the album, Gati Bongo.
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