Angelique Kidjo Links to Explore

Angelique Kidjo Links and References

Angelique Kidjo Websites:

http://www.kidjo.com


YouTube Playlist

Angelique Kidjo Music Videos

Angelique Kidjo – EVE – Official EPK – YouTube

Orisha – YouTube

Angélique Kidjo Africa 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Concert – YouTube

Lay Lady Lay, Chimes of Freedom

Angelique Kidjo & Ziggy Marley Performance Directed by Jonathan X – YouTube

Angelique Kidjo – Naima – YouTube

African singer Angelique Kidjo at Yale(1)W – YouTube

Angelique Kidjo – Lonlon (Ravel’s Bolero) 

Angélique Kidjo – Once in a Lifetime – YouTube

Queen of Sheba: Symphonic creation by Ibrahim Maalouf-and Angelique Kidjo/

Orchestre Poly-Rythmo – Gbeti Madjro (feat. Angelique Kidjo) – YouTube



Music referenced in Angelique Kidjo’s biography “Spirit Rising” 

This is the order the musician/group is mentioned in Spirit Rising or subsequent interviews.  Links are by artist in alphabetical order.  I enjoyed listening in this order.

  1. Jackson 5  (1964, Gary Indiana) 1
  2. The Temptations     (Founded in 1960 in Detroit and is still active) 2
  3. Sylvie Vartan     (Born: August 15, 1944 (age 74 years), Iskrets, Bulgaria) 3
  4. Bella Bellow      (Lomé, Togo; 1945 – 1973) 4
  5. Aretha Franklin     (Memphis, TN, Detroit, MI 1942 – 2018)  5
  6. Ekambi Brillant     (Douala, Cameroon; 1948) 6
  7. James Brown     (Barnwell, SC ; Atlanta, GA-  1933 – 2006) 7
  8. Miriam Makeba      (Johannesburg, South Africa 1932 – 2008) 8
  9. Celia Cruz and Johnny Pachecho     Celia Cruz (1925 Havana, Cuba, died July 2003, Fort Lee, NJ)   Johnny Pachecho (born 1935, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic) 9
  10. Jimi Hendrix     (Seattle, WA, Kensington, London, United Kingdom 1942 – 1970) 10
  11. Manu Dibango      (Douala, Cameroon;  1933) 11
  12. Aláfia    (Sao Paulo, Brazil) 12
  13. Maxime Le Forestier   (Paris, France; 1949) 13
  14. Alain Bashung     (Paris, France; 1947 – 2009) 14
  15. Serge Gainsbourg (1928 – 1991, Paris, France) and Jane Birkin (1946 – , English and French) 15
  16. Sidney Bechet     (1897, New Orleans, LA – 1959, Garches, France) 16
  17. Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong      Duke Ellington (Born: April 29, 1899, Washington, D.C., Died: May 24, 1974, New York City, NY)    Louis Armstrong (Born: August 4, 1901, New Orleans, LA, Died: July 6, 1971, Corona, New York City, NY) 17
  18. John Coltrane      (Hamlet, NC; Huntington Hospital, Huntington, NY; 1926 – 1967) 18
  19. Pili Pili   (Netherlands, 1984) 19
  20. Miles Davis     (Alton, IL, Santa Monica, CA; 1926 – 1991) 20
  21. Weather Report    (1970 to present) 21
  22. Sade     (Ibadan, Nigeria; Born: January 16, 1959) 22
  23. Stevie Wonder     (Saginaw, MI; Born: May 13, 1950) 23
  24. Salif Keita     (Djoliba, Mali; Born August 25, 1949) 24
  25. Ray Lema     (Lufu-Toto, Democratic Republic of the Congo; 1946) 25
  26. Mory Kante     (Malian and Guinean descent) 26
  27. Orchestre Super Borgou de Parakou   (Togo, Congo, 1970) 27
  28. Prince    (Minneapolis, MN, 1958 –   2016; Full name: Prince Rogers Nelson) 28
  29. J.S. Bach    (Eisenach, Germany; Leipzig, Germany – 1685 – 1750) 29
  30. Branford Marsalis      (1960, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana) 30
  31. Gustav Mahler  (Kaliště, Czech Republic, Vienna, Austria; Died: May 18, 1860 – 1911) 31
  32. Antonio Carlos Jobim        (Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   1927 – 1994) 32
  33. Timbalada   (Origin: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil (1991)) 33
  34. [Omitted]34
  35. Bob Marley      (Nine Mile, Jamaica; 1945 –  1981) 35
  36. Ziggy Marley     (Kingston, Jamaica; 1968) 36
  37. Youssou n’dour     (Dakar, Senegal     born: October 1, 1959) 37
  38. Fela Kuti     (Lagos, Nigeria; 1938 – 1997) 38
  39. Peter Gabriel     (Chobham, United Kingdom; 1950) 39
  40. Paul Simon  (formed Simon and Garfunkel in 1956) 40
  41. Ella Fitzgerald   (Newport News, VA, Beverly Hills, CA  1917 – 1996 ) 41
  42. Cesaria Evora      (Mindelo, Cape Verde, Died: December 17, 1941 – 2011) 42
  43. Oscar Peterson; 43
  44. Billie Holiday; 44
  45. Orchestre Poly-Rhythm de Cotonou   (Origin: Cotonou, Benin, 1960) 45
  46. Benin Promotional VideoAdded
  47. Fatoumata Diawara     (Mali, 1982)  (discovered, not mentioned)
  48. Sona Jobarteh     (Gambia 1983)   (discovered, not mentioned)
  49. Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi   (Harare, Zimbabwe; 1052 – 2019) added by Bob
  50. Talking Heads  (New York; 1975 – 1991) added by Bob


Aláfia     (Sao Paulo, Brazil) 12

Aláfia “Baile Black” – YouTube

J.S. Bach    (Eisenach, Germany; Leipzig, Germany – 1685 – 1750) 29

Brandenburg 621 Art Space Music

Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (Arr. U. Caine for Jazz Ensemble) : Aria – YouTube

Bach meets Frederick the Great (English subtitles)

Alain Bashung     (Paris, France; 1947 – 2009) 14

ALAIN BASHUNG – LA NUIT JE MENS – YouTube

Sidney Bechet     (1897, New Orleans, LA – 1959, Garches, France) 16

Sidney Bechet – Si tu vois ma mère – YouTube

Bella Bellow      (Lomé, Togo; 1945 – 1973) 4

Bella Bellow – Blewu (TOGO)- YouTube

Benin Promotional Video added

Benin International Musical – B.I.M (Teaser 2018) – YouTube

Ekambi Brillant     (Douala, Cameroon; 1948) 6

Ekambi Brillant : Minya ma bobé (1977) – YouTube

Ekambi Brillant – Oa nde we nu na tondi no – YouTube

James Brown     (Barnwell, SC ; Atlanta, GA-  1933 – 2006) 7

James Brown Cold Sweat Live 1968 – YouTube

James Brown – I Feel Good – YouTube

James Brown “Say It Loud It Loud ~ I’m Black & I’m Proud” – YouTube

JAMES BROWN The Famous Flames 1964

Celia Cruz and Johnny Pachecho     Celia Cruz (1925 Havana, Cuba, died July 2003, Fort Lee, NJ)   Johnny Pachecho (born 1935, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic) 9

Celia Cruz & Johnny Pachecho Tres Dias de Carnaval – YouTube

Celia Cruz & Jonny Pacheco – Kinshasa, October 1974 – YouTube

JOHNNY PACHECO-AGUA DE CLAVELITO. – YouTube

John Coltrane      (Hamlet, NC; Huntington Hospital, Huntington, NY; 1926 – 1967) 18

John Coltrane – Dahomey Dance – YouTube

John Coltrane – Naima (Album:Giant Steps) 1959 – YouTube

JOHN COLTRANE , STAN GETZ Autumn in New York – YouTube

John Coltrane A Love Supreme – YouTube

Miles Davis     (Alton, IL, Santa Monica, CA; 1926 – 1991) 20

Miles Davis – John Coltrane Milestones (Original) HQ 1958 – YouTube

Miles Davis – Tutu (That’s What Happened – Live In Germany 1987) – YouTube

Miles Davis – Tutu 1986 HQ – YouTube

 Kind of Blue

1960 Miles Davis, flugelhorn, with Brass ensemble of the Jazz and Classical Music Society [no link]

Miles Davis- September 20, 1963 Monterey Jazz FestivalMiles Davis Quintet w/George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter & Tony Williams

1964 Miles Davis Quintet w/Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter & Tony Williams [no link]

1969 Miles Davis Quintet w/Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette [no link]

Miles Davis & Chaka Khan: Human Nature (live in Montreux 1989)

Manu Dibango      (Douala, Cameroon;  1933) 11

Manu Dibango –Soul Makossa – (Original) – YouTube

Fatoumata Diawara     (Mali, 1982)  (discovered, not mentioned)

Fatoumata Diawara

Fatoumata Diawara – Nterini – YouTube

Timbuktu Fasso – Fatoumata Diawara & Amine Bouhafa – YouTube

Fatoumata Diawara “Timbuktu Fasso”

M – Toumani & Sidiki Diabate – Fatoumata Diawara – “Lamomali” / Victoires de la Musique 2018

Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong      Duke Ellington (Born: April 29, 1899, Washington, D.C., Died: May 24, 1974, New York City, NY)    Louis Armstrong (Born: August 4, 1901, New Orleans, LA, Died: July 6, 1971, Corona, New York City, NY) 17

Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)” – YouTube

Cesaria Evora      (Mindelo, Cape Verde, Died: December 17, 1941 – 2011) 42

Cesaria Evora – Miss Perfumado (20th Anniversary Edition) – YouTube

Ella Fitzgerald   (Newport News, VA, Beverly Hills, CA  1917 – 1996 ) 41

Porgy and Bess, Summertime

Ella Fitzgerald – Cry me a river – YouTube

Maxime Le Forestier   (Paris, France; 1949) 13

Maxime Le Forestier : San Francisco – YouTube

Aretha Franklin     (Memphis, TN, Detroit, MI 1942 – 2018)  5

Aretha Franklin (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman – Kennedy Center Honors 2015 – YouTube

Aretha Franklin – God Bless the Child (Audio) – YouTube

Peter Gabriel     (Chobham, United Kingdom; 1950) 39

Peter Gabriel – In Your Eyes (ft Youssou N’Dour & – YouTube

Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer (HD version) – YouTube

Serge Gainsbourg (1928 – 1991, Paris, France) and Jane Birkin (1946 – , English and French) 15

Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin – Je t’aime… moi non plus/Original videoclip (Fontana 1969) – YouTube

Jimi Hendrix     (Seattle, WA, Kensington, London, United Kingdom 1942 – 1970) 10

Jimi Hendrix Hey Joe- Jimmy Hendrix en Monterey 1967. – YouTube

The Jimi Hendrix Experience – All Along The Watchtower (Official Audio) – YouTube

Jackson 5  (1964, Gary Indiana) 1

Jackson 5 – I Want You Back – YouTube

Jackson 5 – I am Lov

Sona Jobarteh     (Gambia 1983)  (discovered, not mentioned)

Sona Jobarteh – Kaira – AFH1029 – YouTube

Sona Jobarteh – GAMBIA

Antonio Carlos Jobim        (Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   1927 – 1994) 32

Antonio Carlos Jobim – The Girl From Ipanema – YouTube

Mory Kante     (Malian and Guinean descent) 26

Mory Kanté – Maliba (le grand Mali) – YouTube

Salif Keita     (Djoliba, Mali; Born August 25, 1949) 24

Sailf Keita – Soro (Afriki) – YouTube

Sina Soumbouya

Snarky Puppy feat. Salif Keïta, Carlos Malta, & Bernardo Aguiar – “Soro” (Family Dinner Volume Two) – YouTube

Fela Kuti     (Lagos, Nigeria; 1938 – 1997) 38

Fela Kuti – Water no get enemy – YouTube

Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Pansa Pansa 1/2 (Berlin 1978) – YouTube

Fela Kuti live in England, 1984 Teacher Don’t Teach Me Nonsense – YouTube

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 – Zombie – AFH354 – YouTube

Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Pansa Pansa 2/2 (Berlin 1978) – YouTube

Ray Lema     (Lufu-Toto, Democratic Republic of the Congo; 1946) 25

Lusala : Ray Lema – YouTube

Gustav Mahler  (Kaliště, Czech Republic, Vienna, Austria; Died: May 18, 1860 – 1911) 31

Gustav Mahler – Adagietto from 5th Symphony | Vienna Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein [HD] – YouTube

Miriam Makeba      (Johannesburg, South Africa 1932 – 2008) 8

Malaika – Miriam Makeba – YouTube

Miriam Makeba – Jikele Maweni (The Retreat Song) – Original 1960 lyrics– YouTube

Miriam Makeba – Pata Pata (Live 1967) – YouTube

Miriam Makeba Lakutshn Ilanga – YouTube

Shaka – Miriam Makeba – YouTube

Zimbabwe Concert (Paul Simon Graceland Tour)

Miriam Makeba and Paul Simon – Under African Skies (Live from The African Concert, 1987) – YouTube

Branford Marsalis      (1960, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana) 30

Branford Marsalis – A Love Supreme, live at Amsterdam -2003- – YouTube

Bob Marley      (Nine Mile, Jamaica; 1945 –  1981) 35

Bob Marley – Redemption Song (from the legend album, with lyrics) – YouTube

Ziggy Marley     (Kingston, Jamaica; 1968) 36

Ziggy Marley And The Melody Makers – Tomorrow People – YouTube

Ziggy Marley – Love Is My Religion

Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi     (Harare, Zimbabwe; 1052 – 2019) added by Bob

Tapera

Neria

Svovi yangu – Oliver Mtukudzi

Mbabvu Yangu

Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits – Chiri Nani (Live on KEXP)

Orchestre Super Borgou de Parakou   (Togo, Congo, 1970) 27

Congolaise Benin Ye

Orchestre Poly-Rhythm de Cotonou     (Origin: Cotonou, Benin, 1960) 45

Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou – Houzou Houzou Wa – YouTube

Pili Pili   (Netherlands, 1984) 19

Pili Pili Always Believe – YouTube

Pili Pili (featuring Angelique Kidjo) * Be In Two Minds – YouTube

Pili Pili Morale

Prince    (Minneapolis, MN, 1958 –   2016; Full name: Prince Rogers Nelson) 28

Prince – Jazz Funk Sessions 1977 (Instrumental)

Sade     (Ibadan, Nigeria; Born: January 16, 1959) 22

Sade – Sweetest Taboo – YouTube

Paul Simon   (formed Simon and Garfunkel in 1956) 40

Paul Simon: Township jive, zimbabwe 1987 | graceland – YouTube

Paul Simon – Under African Skies (Live from The African Concert, 1987)

The Temptations     (Founded in 1960 in Detroit and is still active) 2

THE TEMPTATIONS – GET READY – YouTube

Talking Heads  (New York; 1975 – 1991) added by Bob

Talking Heads – Once in a Lifetime (Official Video) – YouTube

Well How Did We Get Here? A Brief History of Talking Heads

Timbalada   (Origin: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil (1991)) 33

Timbalada – Beija flor – 1993 – YouTube

Timbalada – Namoro a Dois – Som Brasil 1994 – YouTube

Timbalada – A Latinha – YouTube

Sylvie Vartan     (Born: August 15, 1944 (age 74 years), Iskrets, Bulgaria) 3

Sylvie Vartan: La Plus Belle Pour Aller Danser (1963, Cherchez l’Idole) – YouTube

Sylvie Vartan – La plus belle pour aller danser (1965) – YouTube

Various: Music They Were Playing When Angelique and Jean Fell in Love

Ella Fitzgerald – Cry me a river – YouTube 41

Oscar Peterson – On Green Dolphin Street – YouTube 43

Billie Holiday God Bless The Child – YouTube 44

Weather Report    (1970 to present) 21

Weather Report – Black Market (1976) Full Album – YouTube

Weather Report – Third Stone from the Sun – YouTube

Weather Report This Is This: The Incredible Journey of Weather Report Trailer #1 – YouTube

Stevie Wonder     (Saginaw, MI; Born: May 13, 1950) 23

Stevie Wonder Bill Withers Ain’t No Sunshine Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2015 Induction – YouTube

Stevie Wonder Sits in with Chick Corea, Aug. 2014 (Catalina Jazz Club, LA) – YouTube

Stevie Wonder Superstition – YouTube

Youssou n’dour     (Dakar, Senegal     born: October 1, 1959) 37

Youssou n’dour – Set – YouTube

Youssou Ndour & Angelique Kidjo – Get Up, Stand Up – Bataclan 2016 LIVE HD – YouTube





Angelique Interviews

Angelique Kidjo on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight: INTERVIEW – YouTube

Angelique Kidjo Grammy 2015 – YouTube

Angelique Kidjo: ‘Africa is not just diseases’ – YouTube

Angélique Kidjo | Morning Becomes Eclectic | New Music & Live Performance | KCRW | KCRW

Angélique Kidjo Shares The ‘Shiver’ Of Hearing A Beautiful Voice : NPR

Angelique Kidjo Documents

Angélique Kidjo Activity Highlights | UNICEF People | UNICEF

Hot Gist Naija: Angelique Kidjo’s Doctorate Degree + Daughter Graduates from Yale University

Angelique Kidjo: ‘All music comes from Africa’ – CNN

Home – Batonga Foundation

Angelique Kidjo: 2018 | WFUV

Angelique Kidjo’s Celia Cruz Tribute with Pedrito Martinez – San Jose Jazz Summer Fest

Celia Cruz – Wikipedia

Angelique Kidjo: Music star’s daughter graduates from Yale University – Celebrities – Pulse.ng

Angelique Kidjo: The Sounds Of Benin : NPR

Angélique Kidjo – Photos | Facebook