ZAP MAMA / “Belgo Zaïroise”


MP3 07 Belgo Zairoise.mp3 (7.64 MB)

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2 Responses to “ZAP MAMA / “Belgo Zaïroise””

Marian Says:
November 14th, 2007 at 7:09 pm

When I was in L.A., the public radio station was raving about this group. Now I see why. Thanks.


Qawi Says:
November 15th, 2007 at 4:20 pm

Sweet Honey In The Rock, or more notably Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Zap Mama isn’t. However, I can use them all in the same sentence as they have mastered harmonizing acappella. What makes Zap Mama different than Sweet Honey, Ladysmith, Take 6, and others is that indeed a singleton star was cultivated. In listening to the music, can you pick out Marie Daulne’s individual contribution or the harmony?

I can’t. But then this is the first I’ve heard of the group. What I’m saying is that harmonically and aurally can you imagine the group without Marie? I can if the voices remain in harmony. No disrespect to Marie either. I just don’t hear individuals…I hear a chorus.

The music is beautiful. Man, I’ve gotta learn French.

P.S., Guzophela sounds like it is running at slow speed.


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