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Afro-mandinga in Lisbon: Griots and the (en)chantment of the past

Transglobal Sounds : Music, Youth and Migration

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Scholarly Books

...Introduction In the last decades, the migration of Mandingo musicians from Guinea-Bissau to Lisbon has brought complexity to the local artistic scene. Having two primary performance circuits – them being the local Guinean community...


Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Afro is a genre found in the repertoire of Afro-Uruguayan Carnival associations. Like candombe and milongón, which these associations (‘comparsas’) present in popular theaters, afro is played by a group of the best drummers...