Susana Baca – Afrodiaspora (2011)

Susana BacaFor decades, Grammy Award winner Susana Baca has represented Peruvian music to the world. Here, Susana gives voice to her life-long immersion in the music of the African Diaspora. The songs of African descendants in Cuba, Argentina, New Orleans, and across the world…the rhythms of forro, cumbia, tango… Afrodiaspora is a travelog that spans centuries and continents through the voice of one of the world’s most celebrated singers.

Release Date: May 10, 2011
Label: Luaka Bop

Credits: Grimanesa Amoros Photography; Elizabeth Andrade Assistant; Susana Baca Arranger, Concept, Primary Artist; Miguel Ballumbrosio Composer; Iván Benavides Composer; Billy Branch Guest Artist, Harmonica; Hugo Bravo Balafon, Cajon, Tumbadora; Carlos Mosquera Guest Artist, Vocals, Vocals (Background); Celso Duarte Guest Artist, Harp
Bryan Dyer Guest Artist, Stomping, Vocals; Yale Evelev Executive Producer; Quetzal Flores Guest Artist, Jarana; Martha Gonzales Guest Artist, Vocals, Zapateo; Linda Gonzalez Vocals (Background); Pedro Gonzalez Vocals (Background); John Greenham Mixing; Ernesto Hermoza Charango, Guitar (Acoustic); Fernando Hoyle Engineer; Oscar Huaranga Contrabass; Jhon Santos Bongos, Guest Artist, Maracas; Baho Kende Composer
Greg Landau Additional Production; Javier Lazo Composer, Lyricist; Palo Mayimbe Composer; Víctor Merino Composer; Amparo Ochoa Composer; Ricardo Pereira Photography, Producer; Dara Phan Coordination, Graphic Design; David Pinto Bass, Guest Artist; Wagner Profeta Guest Artist, Triangle, Zabumba; Alejandro Ramirez Vocals (Background); Residente Pérez Guest Artist, Vocals; Margarita Rivera Composer; Russell Rodriguez Guest Artist, Jarana, Requinto; Javier Ruibál Composer; Michael Shrieve Drums, Guest Artist; Ned Sublette Liner Notes; Sergio; Valdeos Guest Artist, Guitar; Wayne Wallace Guest Artist, Trombone; Alberto Zayas Composer.


Track Listing:

  1. Detras De La Puerta
  2. Bendiceme
  3. Yana Runa
  4. Plena Y Bomba (Feat. Calle 13)
  5. Reina De Africa
  6. Baho Kende Y Palo Mayimbe
  7. Coco Y Forro
  8. Takiti Taki
  9. Que Bonito Tu Vestido (Feat. Quetzel)
  10. Hey Pocky Way
  11. Canta Susana