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  • BabaAfrica@aol.com
    Enjoy AFROBEAT and AFROGROOVE This Saturday and Next Tuesday SATURDAY 4/25 in Berkeley AND TUESDAY 4/28 in SF Dance Music for Body, Mind, and Spirit! SATURDAY
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      Enjoy AFROBEAT and AFROGROOVE This Saturday and Next Tuesday
      SATURDAY 4/25 in Berkeley AND TUESDAY 4/28 in SF

      Dance Music for Body, Mind, and Spirit!

      SATURDAY APRIL 25 9:30 P.M.
      The Bay Area's Original Afrobeat Band

      BABA KEN & KOTOJA

      with Nigeria's Favorite Bassist BABA KEN OKULOLO
      Fela Kuti's Egypt 80 Guitarist SOJI ODUKOGBE
      Hugh Masekela's NII ARMAH HAMMOND, LEMI BARROW.
      CHRISTOPHER COX, MARTY WEHNER, DANI BITTKER,
      HENRY HUNG, ZACK PITT-SMITH, JUSTIN PHIPPS
      plus FREE African Dance Lesson at 9:00
      at ASHKENAZ in BERKELEY
      1317 San Pablo Ave at Gilman 510-525-5054
      Tix $13 or $10 students w/ID
      _www.Ashkenaz.com_ (http://www.Ashkenaz.com)

      TUESDAY, APRIL 28 10:00 P.M.
      Progressive Afrobeat/Afrofunk/Afrogroove

      BABA KEN & the AFRO-GROOVE CONNEXION
      plus DJ JEREMIAH KPOH

      with BABA KEN, SOJI ODUKOGBE, NII ARMAH HAMMOND,
      CHRISTOPHER COX, GABE TUROW, JUSTIN PHIPPS,
      ROGER COX, BRIAN SWITZER, JORDAN FISCHER,
      WYATT GRANT, TOMMY OCCHIUTO
      at the ELBO ROOM in San Francisco
      647 Valencia Street at 17th
      415.552.7788 _www.elbo.com_ (http://www.elbo.com) TIX $8 - Age 21 and over
      * * * * *
      THE NEW JAZZ ALBUM "EASY TO LOVE"
      from Baba Ken's son, vocalist KALIL WILSON
      offers unique, soulful interpretations of 15 timeless jazz gems,
      as heard on KJAZZ, KXLU in L.A., KCSM and KPFA in SFBay.
      It can now be ordered at _www.KalilWilson.com_
      (http://www.KalilWilson.com)
      KENNY BURRELL says: "Kalil Wilson is a very special young talent, a unique
      sound that crosses through genres. I look forward to watching his
      successful career."

      UPCOMING SHOWS:

      Monday, April 27 at Yoshi's San Francisco
      BABA KEN plays AFRO-JAZZ with AVOCTJA & MODUPE:
      A WONDERFUL NEW ENSEMBLE _www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco_
      (http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco)

      Tuesday, April 28, May 26, June 30, in SF
      Dance Afrogroove with
      BABA KEN & the AFRO-GROOVE CONNEXION
      at Elbo Room SF _www.elbo.com_ (http://www.elbo.com)

      Sunday, May 10 3:00 P.M.
      CHILDREN'S PROGRAM with
      BABA KEN & the NIGERIAN BROTHERS
      at Ashkenaz in Berkeley _www.Ashkenaz.com_ (http://www.Ashkenaz.com)

      Friday, May 15 8 P.M. in Oakland
      Salute to Highlife Pioneers with The Original
      WEST AFRICAN HIGHLIFE BAND
      at UTunes Coffee House
      _www.Utunescoffeehouse.org_ (http://www.Utunescoffeehouse.org)

      Saturday, May 23 9:30 P.M. in Berkeley
      The Original
      WEST AFRICAN HIGHLIFE BAND
      at Ashkenaz _www.ashkenaz.com_ (http://www.ashkenaz.com)


      Saturday, June 6
      A Musical Night in a West African Village with
      BABA KEN & THE NIGERIAN BROTHERS
      at Pacifica Center for the Arts _www.pacificaperformances.org_
      (http://www.pacificaperformances.org)

      Saturday, June 27
      Dance Afro-Groove with
      BABA KEN & the AFRO-GROOVE CONNEXION
      at Ashkenaz _www.ashkenaz.com_ (http://www.ashkenaz.com)

      Visit _www.AfricanMusicSource.com_ (http://www.AfricanMusicSource.com)
      Call or write BABA KEN to find out about
      PERFORMANCES, LESSONS, CLASSES
      for all ages, levels, and instruments.
      Baba Ken is an instructor at UCB and UCLA Music Depts.
      "African music is created to help us rise above all the pain and
      suffering."
      510-922-9124 _kaokulolo@..._ (mailto:kaokulolo@...)

      For FREE podcasts of RARE, VINTAGE
      African, Caribbean, Latin, Jazz & Hawaiian recordings VISIT
      _www.WorldMusicPassport.com_ (http://www.WorldMusicPassport.com)


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