friday morning links – blogs you may not have heard of edition
From the Selvedge Yard blog: Miles Davis and John Coltrane performing at Jazz club Cafe Bohemia in New York City, ca. 1956.
1. Awesome Tapes from Africa – A blog with mp3’s of very cool, but extremely rare, cassette tapes of pop, rap, and traditional music from Africa. “Some of my favorite Mandingo griot music from Mali. The electric kora rises to particularly gratifying heights throughout (don’t you dare hate on electric kora, my dudes).” ’nuff said.