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Babá Ken Okulolo Wins Music Award/Upcomin g African Shows

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    We re celebrating the honor! BEST AFRICAN ALBUM 1ST PLACE AWARD: BABÁ KEN OKULOLO & THE NIGERIAN BROTHERS Songs from the Village (available on CD
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 31, 2009
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      We're celebrating the honor!
      BEST AFRICAN ALBUM 1ST PLACE AWARD:
      BABÁ KEN OKULOLO & THE NIGERIAN BROTHERS
      "Songs from the Village"
      (available on CD Baby.com, Amazon.com, iTunes.com)
      JUST PLAIN FOLKS MUSIC AWARDS
      presented in Nashville on August 30
      THANK YOU, JPF!

      CONCERT CALENDAR THIS SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 5 through DECEMBER 16
      African Music for Body, Mind and Spirit with
      BABÁ KEN OKULOLO
      and his bands: afrobeat, afro-groove, highlife, and village music
      featuring Master Musicians from the bands of
      FELA KUTI, HUGH MASEKELA, KING SUNNY ADE, SWEET TALKS
      * * * * *
      THIS Saturday 9/5 Berkeley 9:30pm
      BABÁ KEN & the WEST AFRICAN HIGHLIFE BAND
      Ashkenaz _www.ashkenaz.com_ (http://www.ashkenaz.com)

      Sunday 9/20 CHICO CA 11:30 & 3:30pm
      BABÁ KEN & the WEST AFRICAN HIGHLIFE BAND
      Chico World Music Festival _http://www.csuchico.edu_
      (http://www.csuchico.edu)

      Saturday 9/26 Berkeley 9:30pm
      BABÁ KEN & the AFROBEAT CONNEXION
      Ashkenaz _www.ashkenaz.com_ (http://www.ashkenaz.com)

      Sunday 10/18 SAN FRANCISCO 3pm
      BABÁ KEN & KOTOJA AFROBEAT
      Fiesta on the Hill _http://www.bhnc.org_ (http://www.bhnc.org)

      Saturday 10/24 Berkeley 9pm
      BABÁ KEN & the AFRO-GROOVE CONNEXION
      Ashkenaz Dance-a-Thon 2009! _www.ashkenaz.com_ (http://www.ashkenaz.com)

      Saturday 12/5 Berkeley 8:00pm
      10TH ANNUAL MUSICAL NIGHT IN AFRICA:
      FROM THE VILLAGE TO THE CITY AND THE WORLD GALA
      FOUR AFRICAN BANDS ~ VILLAGE DRUM CIRCLE
      WELCOMING LIBATION CEREMONY
      Ashkenaz _www.ashkenaz.com_ (http://www.ashkenaz.com)

      Wednesday 12/16 OAKLAND 12noon
      BABÁ KEN & the WEST AFRICAN HIGHLIFE BAND
      Oakland Civic Center Plaza Kwaanza
      _http://www.oaklandcitycenter.com%2FPDF%2FOCC_Events_WinterSpring2009.pdf&id=preview_
      (http://www.oaklandcitycenter.com/PDF/OCC_Events_WinterSpring2009.pdf&id=preview)

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

      A Fresh Take on Jazz Singing
      with R&B and Latin licks:
      "EASY TO LOVE"
      Kalil Wilson & the Berkeley Everett Trio
      (from Baba Ken's son Kalil Wilson)
      at _www.KalilWilson.com_ (http://www.KalilWilson.com)

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



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