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    Walking With The NightThe Afro-Cuban World of SanteriaDestiny Books
    Out-of-print paperback in good condition about Santeria
    Ti RoroRoots of Haïti Vol.4 (1979)Mini Records
    EXCELLENT original roots Haitian voodoo drums + flute. Really good, authentic, Voodoo drums lP from 1979 - mint! MINT SEALED OPENED ONCE Original = USA...
    • Ti Roro – Solé
    • Ti Roro – A La Ronde (Rabodaille)
    • Ti Roro – St. Jacques (Yanvalou)
    • Ti Roro – Banda / Djapit (Mascaron)
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    RizàRizàAno
    Rizà (translated to ‘roots’, ‘foothills’) is a trio of Themistoklis Karpodinis, Costis Zouliatis (aka Costinho) and Petros Lamprides, who attempt...
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      Santeria from Africa to the New WorldThe Dead Sell MemoriesBy George Brandon
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        Secondhand 1st edn hardback w/dust jacket in plastic, ex-library w/stamps, minor pen marks inside in overall great condition
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      How Music Dies (or Lives)Field Recording and the Battle for Democracy in the ArtsAllWorth Press
      Import USA Paperback edition book NEARLY 60% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! Culled from a lifetime of learning through failure and designed to provoke thought...
      Mama Lola: A Voodoo Priestess in BrooklynBy Karen McCarthy BrownUniversity of California
      Karen McCarthy Brown's "Mama Lola" challenges stereotypes of Vodou by offering an intimate portrait of African-based religion in everyday life. She explores...
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      The Taste of BloodSpirit Possession in Brazilian CandombleUniversity of Pennsylvania
      Candomble, a religion that traces its origins to West Africa, has become a major cultural force by adapting itself to the realities of contemporary Brazil....
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      OkonkoloCantosBig Crown Records
      Okonkolo perform Yoruban Santeria music their debut for Big Crown is a a spiritual dance with held together by rhythm, passion and musical virtuosity.
      • Okonkolo – Yemaya
      • Okonkolo – Canto Asoyin
      • Okonkolo – Wolenche Por Chango
      • Okonkolo – Oba
      • Okonkolo – Ochun
      • Okonkolo – Canto Por Obatala
      • Okonkolo – Canto Por Ochun
      • Okonkolo – Obatala
      • Okonkolo – Elegua
      Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji MachineSynchro Sound System & PowerMade In LagosSoul Jazz Records
      ‘Synchro Sound System & Power’ features the music of Nigeria Fuji Machine, which includes some of Nigeria's finest ‘Fuji’ master drummers and singers,...
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Iba
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Orin Gidi
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ilu
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ẹyọ-Sẹsẹ
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Garaje
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ọrọ Owe
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ire
      Ragnar JohnsonCrying Bamboos: Ceremonial Flute Music from New Guinea: MadangIdeologic Organ
      Crying Bamboos is the translation of the pidgin description of the sound of sacred flutes: "Mambu i cry, i cry, i cry".Sacred flutes are blown to make...
      • Ragnar Johnson – Pu-kil, Bosmun
      • Ragnar Johnson – Rumbung Pulpak, Bosmun
      • Ragnar Johnson – Rumung, Bak
      • Ragnar Johnson – Boma, Kaean
      • Ragnar Johnson – Ga-ra-ra, Bosmun
      • Ragnar Johnson – Buaraning, Bak
      • Ragnar Johnson – Tomung Gingong, Bosmun
      • Ragnar Johnson – Wamba, Bosmun
      • Ragnar Johnson – Gomkail, Bak
      • Ragnar Johnson – Vilung Nyap, Bosmun
      • Ragnar Johnson – Bomana Longo, Kaean
      • Ragnar Johnson – Gateh, Bak
      • Ragnar Johnson – Ga-neh, Bosmun
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      Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba!Songs and Rhythms For The Yoruba Gods In NigeriaSoul Jazz Records
      Soul Jazz Records’ latest album ‘Yoruba! Songs and Rhythms for the Yoruba Gods in Nigeria’ is newly recorded in Lagos, Nigeria. The album is co-produced...
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Yemoja
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Esu
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Sakara Instrumental Ensemble
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Obatala
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Eulogy To Amila
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Sango
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Agbe Gbe-Wadele
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Eulogy To Ori-Ola
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Bata Drums Ensemble
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Osun
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Eshere
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Dundun Instrumental Ensemble
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Ogun
      Luis PerezIpan In Xiktli MetzliMr. Bongo
      Official Mr Bongo reissue. Replica original artwork, including the insert with listening instructions, in Spanish and English. Luis Pérez was born in...
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        El Son Del Sur De Jalisco - Volumen 2VariousI.N.A.H.
        Roots recordings Mexican vinyl original anthropological LP
        • Antiguo San Gabriel – El Becerro
        Vodou Drums in Haiti 2: The Living Gods Of Haiti21st Century Ritual Drums & Spirit PossessionSoul Jazz Records
        Soul Jazz Records’ new album features the truly intense, hypnotic and fascinating Vodou drums of Haiti, a stunning collection of trance-like rhythms...
        • – Bolero
        • – Adaptation
        • – Kod Kout
        • – Pastorelle
        • – Ti Mole
        • – Doki
        • – Rara
        • – Mazoune
        • – Tichampet
        • – Chay-O-Pye
        • – Kokoplim
        • – Raboday
        • – Indien
        • – Ti Jocelin
        • – Kalipso
        • – Banda
        90 Degrees Of ShadeHot Jump-Up Island Sounds From The CaribbeanSoul Jazz Records
        Soul Jazz Records’ new album 90 Degrees of Shade features the music of the Caribbean – Mambo, Calypso, Mento, Merengue, Latin Jazz and much more. The...
        • The Eloise Trio – Come To The Caribbean
        • Cachao – Trombon Criollo
        • Duke Of Iron – Bambouche
        • Lucho Azcarraga – Tamboritos Panamenos
        • Alfredito – Timbales
        • King Scratch – Christmas Time In Nassau
        • Guy De Rosier Orchestra – Panono M'Tombe
        • Noro Morales Orchestra – Mississippi Mambo
        • Peanuts Taylor – Nassau Blues
        • Katherine Dunham Ensemble – Nago
        • Hubert Porter – Rum and Coconut Water
        • The Bay Street Boys – Donkey Wants Water
        • Guy Du Rosier Orchestra – Anatole
        • Sonny Burke Orchestra – West Indies
        • Dioris Valladares – Los Dos Merengues
        • Julio Gutierrez – Theme For Conga
        • Hubert Porter – Mary's Lamb
        • Count Lasha – Perseverance
        • Tito Puente – Swingin' Mambo
        • The Duke Of Iron – Fifty Cents
        • Katherine Dunham Presents The Singing Gods – Maiz
        • Fajardo y sus Estrellas – El Aguardiente
        • The Eloise Trio – Anna Macao
        • Lord Fly – Whai, Whai, Whai
        • Gina Martin – Omo Belli
        • Billo's Caracas Boys – Bombele
        • King Scratch – Liza See Me Hear
        • Cortijo – Con La Punta Del Pie Teresa
        • The Calypso Steel-O-Rama Band – Java
        • Super Ensemble Nemours Jean-Baptiste – Rinmin Ce Folie
        • Lord Lebby – Dr. Kinsey Report
        • Celia Cruz – Yembe Laroco
        Soul Jazz Records presents Gwo KaMusic of Guadeloupe, French West Indies by Tradisyon KaSoul Jazz Records
        Soul Jazz Records continues its journey into the world of Afro-Caribbean roots music with this album of newly recorded music of Gwo Ka music recorded and...
        • Tradisyon Ka feat Patrick Tulippe – Adam é Eve
        • Tradisyon Ka feat Henri Louis – Ansanm pou dèmen
        • Tradisyon Ka feat Patrick Tulippe – Konsyans
        • Tradisyon Ka feat William Casse – Elwa
        • Tradisyon Ka feat Leonard Zozio – Yenki Sa An Pa Enme
        • Tradisyon Ka feat Francois Dinane – Kan La Line Lévé
        • Tradisyon Ka feat Thierry Dernault – La Gwadloupéyen
        • Tradisyon Ka feat William Casse – Latilyé Valo
        • Tradisyon Ka feat Francois Dinane – Lékiri a Misié O
        • Tradisyon Ka feat Francois Dinane – O La Ou Té Yé
        • Tradisyon Ka feat Patrick Tulippe – O Moman Lesclavaj
        • Tradisyon Ka feat Patrick Tulippe – Yo pé ké jen chanjé
        • 1. Tradisyon Ka feat Patrick Tulippe – Adam é Eve
        • 2. Tradisyon Ka feat Henri Louis – Ansanm pou dèmen
        • 3. Tradisyon Ka feat Patrick Tulippe – Konsyans
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        Lead BellyLead Belly Sings Folk SongsSmithsonian Folkways
        Vital 1940s recordings of 15 songs featuring Lead Belly performing solo and accompanied by Woody Guthrie, Cisco Houston, and Sonny Terry. 
          Esso Steel Band of Bermuda Bermuda HoneymoonSmithsonian Folkways
          In the 1950s, steel pan and calypso, imported from Trinidad and Tobago, were hot in Bermuda. Lloyd Simmons and Hubert Smith, Jr. sing calypso with the...
            Lord MelodyCaribbean Limbo MusicSmithsonian Folkways
            How low can you go? Chances are, you’ll laugh (or at least giggle) before you reach your limit. These largely instrumental pieces with limbo-appropriate...
              Classic Appalachian Blues / Various ArtistsClassic Appalachian Blues from Smithsonian FolkwaysSmithsonian Folkways
              The "mountain cousin" of the Delta blues, Appalachian blues bears the stamp of a distinctive regional blend of European and African styles and sounds born...
                Creole Songs of Haiti / Various ArtistsCreole Songs of HaitiSmithsonian Folkways
                This recording combines vocal interpretations of Vodou (an Afro-Haitian religion) ceremonial songs and popular secular melodies by legendary Haitian singer,...
                  Music from the South / Various ArtistsMusic from the South Vol. 1: Country Brass BandsSmithsonian Folkways
                  The fieldwork for this album sought to explore sources that would lead listeners back to the decades between the emancipation of the slaves in 1863 and...
                    Animal Sacrifice & Religious FreedomChurch of the Lukumi Babalu Aye v. City of HialeahUniversity Press Of Kansas
                    Description: The Santeria religion of Cuba - the Way of the Saints - mixes West African Yoruba culture with Catholicism. Similar to Haitian voodoo,...
                    Madame DreadA Tale Of Love, Vodou and Civil Strife in HaitiNation Books
                    Secondhand paperback original book. Description: Kathie Klarreich, arrived in Haiti as a nave twenty-something in the late 1980s. There she worked...
                    Living SanteriaRituals and Experiences in an Afro-Cuban ReligionMichael Atwood Mason
                    In 1992 Smithsonian anthropologist Michael Atwood Mason traveled to Cuba for initiation as a priest into the Santería religion. Since then he has...
                    Governing SpiritsReligion, Miracles, and Spectacles in Cuba and Puerto Rico, 1898-1956University of North Carolina Press
                    Freedom of religion did not come easily to Cuba or Puerto Rico. Only after the arrival of American troops during the Spanish-American War were non-Catholics...
                    Voodoo DrumsDrummers Of The Societe Absolument Guinin (Haiti)Universal Sound
                    Unique collection containing authentic rhythms of Haitian Voodoo drumming. Recorded in Port-au-Prince, Haiti by Soul Jazz Records, this album features...
                    • Voodoo Drums – Yanvalou
                    • Voodoo Drums – Africanadou
                    • Voodoo Drums – Rongol
                    • Voodoo Drums – Zepol
                    • Voodoo Drums – Dahome
                    • Voodoo Drums – Congo
                    • Voodoo Drums – Mai
                    • Voodoo Drums – Parigol
                    • Voodoo Drums – Contredance
                    • Voodoo Drums – Afranchi
                    • Voodoo Drums – Juba
                    • Voodoo Drums – Petro
                    • Voodoo Drums – Kita
                    • Voodoo Drums – Boumba
                    • Voodoo Drums – Koye
                    • Voodoo Drums – Zepol
                    • Voodoo Drums – Areyen
                    • Voodoo Drums – Mas Karon
                    • Voodoo Drums – Ibo
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                    Recollecting From The PastMusical Practice and Spirit Possession on the East Coast of MadagascarWesleyan University Press
                    The first serious ethnomusicological study of Malagasy music, ' Recollecting From The Past' evokes the complex sound and performative aesthetic in Madagascar...
                    Cajun And Creole Music MakersMusiciens Cadiens et CreolesUniversity Press Of Mississippi
                    The virtual renaissance of all things Cajun and Creole has captivated enthusiasts throughout America and invigorated the culture back home in Louisiana....
                    Disenchanting Les Bon TempsIdentity and Authenticity in Cajun Music and DanceDuke University Press
                    The expression laissez les bons temps rouler - 'let the good times roll' - conveys the sense of exuberance and good times associated with southern Louisiana's...
                    Music From Behind The BridgeSteelband Spirit and Politics in Trinidad and TobagoOxford University Press
                    Music from behind the Bridge tells the story of the steelband from the point of view of musicians who overcame the disadvantages of poverty and prejudice...
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                    Santeria: Songs for the OrishasGrupo Oba-IluSoul Jazz Records
                    This release shows the authentic music of Cuba's Santeria - which lies at the heart of all Afro-Cuban music and influenced the music and ideas of artists...
                    • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Eleggua
                    • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Ogun
                    • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Ochosi
                    • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Babalu Aye
                    • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Obbatala
                    • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Shango
                    • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Oya
                    • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Oshun
                    • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Yemaya
                    • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Eleggua (Instrumental)
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                    Rara in HaitiStreet Music of HaitiSoul Jazz Records
                    Anarchic carnival street music from Haiti. Traces of New Orleans' Second Line jazz meets Cuban carnival Comparsas and Brazilian afro blocs and the ancient...
                    • Rara in Haiti – Rara 1
                    • Rara in Haiti – Rara 2
                    • Rara in Haiti – Rara 3
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                    Rhythms of RaptureSacred Musics of Haitian Vodou (1995)Smithsonian Folkways
                    Excellent recordings of Haitian voodoo music in all its many forms and variations. Comes with superb booklet. Cuts from live Vodou ceremonies are juxtaposed...
                    • Port-Au-Prince Zepol – Vye Gran O (Song for Ezili)
                    Divine Utterances (Book & CD)The Performance Of Afro-Cuban SanteriaSmithsonian Institution
                    In Divine Utterances, Katherine J. Hagedorn explores the enduring cultural and spiritual power of the music of Afro-Cuban Santería and the process by...
                    Polyphonic Voices Of GeorgiaThe Anchiskhati ChoirSoul Jazz Records
                    The second release on our own World Audio Foundation sub-label features the deep sacred and spiritual vocal music from the Georgian Republic in Eastern...
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Alilo
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – O, Holy God
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – God Is The Lord
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – St Nino's Collect-Hymn
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – O Come, Let Us Worship
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – The Angels In Heaven
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Alilo (ver.2)
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Alilo (ver.3)
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – You Are A Vine
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Cross Your Worship
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – That We May Raise
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – A Mercy Of Peace
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – O Come, Let Us Worship (Ver.2)
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Lord Forces, Be With Us
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Christ Is Risen From The Dead
                    • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – O Lord, Save Thy People
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                    Carnival Music Of Eastern CubaConga De Los HoyosSoul Jazz Records
                    CONGA DE LOS HOYOS, founded in 1902, is one of the oldest and best-known carnival groups in Santiago, Cuba today. Group members are exclusively from the...
                    • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – Un Solo Golpe
                    • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – Apertura
                    • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – Ahora Si !
                    • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – Vereda Tropical (Version 1)
                    • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – La Invacion / Viene El Cocoye
                    • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – Hasta Santiago A Pie
                    • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – Vereda Tropical (Version 2)
                    • Carnival Music Of Eastern Cuba – Recordando Viejos Tiempos
                    John Crow Say..Jamaican Music of Faith, Work and Play (1981)Smithsonian Folkways
                    Fascinating roots Jamaican recordings recorded by John Storm Roberts in 1981.
                    • John Crow Say.. – I Saw the Lighthouse
                    Ancient Slavonic ChantsIvan Koukouzel Angeloglassny Ensemble (1994)Smithsonian Folkways
                    Sacred voices, recorded in Bulgaria.
                    • Ancient Slavonic Chants – Voskreseniya Den (The Day of the Resurrection)(Neophyte Riisky- from Easter Matins)
                    Griots:Ministers of the Spoken Word (1975)Smithsonian Folkways
                    Super-deep music from Mali, Gambia and Senegal. A double CD featuring Griot Music, Africa's story tellers, also known as the ministers of the spoken word!...
                    • Griots: – Nege Sirimang
                    Grupo Oba IluDrums Of Cuba : Afro-Cuban Music From The RootsSoul Jazz Records
                    New album of heavyweight Afro-Cuban rhythms recorded in Havana, Cuba by Soul Jazz Records. Comes with extensive sleeve-notes. This album features the...
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Ochosi (Aguere)
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Makuta
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Abakua
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Arara (Variant 1 - Mase)
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Oggun
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Arara (Variant 2 - Soyi)
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Palo
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Arara (Variant 3 - Gervioso)
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Elegua (Latopa)
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Iyesa (Variant 1)
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Iyesa (Variant 2)
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Agayu:Toque (Chango-rumba)
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Guiro
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Oya:Abakua (Tuitui)
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Bembe
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Yuka
                    • Grupo Oba Ilu – Chango (Bayuba)
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                    Tumba Francesa: Afro-Cuban Music From The RootsTumba Francesa la Caridad de CubaSoul Jazz Records
                    Tumba Francesa la Caridad de Oriente is a 140-year old institution in Cuba.The music of Tumba Francesa is a unique combination of African drums and French...
                    • Tumba Francesa – Camaguey
                    • Tumba Francesa – Muerive Yo Dila (Mason)
                    • Tumba Francesa – Mapua Live (Yuba)
                    • Tumba Francesa – Vamos A Dividir (Mason)
                    • Tumba Francesa – Tambores 1
                    • Tumba Francesa – Ven Mi Morena (Tahona)
                    • Tumba Francesa – Muedine Consa (Yuba)
                    • Tumba Francesa – Tambores 2
                    Spirits Of Life : Haitian VodouSociete Absolument GuinenSoul Jazz Records
                    This album was recorded by Soul Jazz Records in Port au Prince, Haiti and features the music and songs of Vodou (or Voodoo), the African derived religion...
                    • Spirits of Life – Agoue-dambala (yanvalou)
                    • Spirits of Life – Zepol
                    • Spirits of Life – Agoue-dambala (yanvalou)
                    • Spirits of Life – Ogou (mahi)
                    • Spirits of Life – Agoue-dambala (yanvalou Zepol)
                    • Spirits of Life – Agoue-dambala (yanvalou Zepol)
                    • Spirits of Life – Ogou (nago-zepol)
                    • Spirits of Life – Erzulie-ti Jean (petro)
                    • Spirits of Life – Erzulie-ti Jean (petro)
                    • Spirits of Life – Erzulie-ti Jean (petro)
                    • Spirits of Life – Erzulie-ti Jean (petro)
                    • Spirits of Life – Erzulie-ti Jean (petro)
                    • Spirits of Life – Erzulie-ti Jean (petro)
                    • Spirits of Life – Gue De Baron Samedi (mascaron)