Au Senegal! Idrissa Diop “Cheikh Tidiane Tall” (Teranga Beat)

Looky looky what we just got in! Teranga Beat is a new record label based in Senegal that highlights some of the great recordings made in the golden age (late 60s to the mid 80s) of Senegalese/West African music. This, their first release, is a compilation of music created by one of Senegal’s most important and highly respected artists, Idrissa Diop, highlighting his recordings made from 1969 thru 1976.

The extensive liner notes by Teranga Beat’s Adamantios Kafetzis include the back story on ‘IDY’- Diop’s legendary band Sahel and the music scene in Senegal. LP edition is double vinyl and housed in an old-school gatefold jacket. CD package includes a 24 page booklet with liner notes, photos and more. Fans of the excellent releases on Masstropicas and Secret Stash take note.

For more info, audio samples and to order Idrissa Diop Cheikh Tidiane Tall click HERE!