Experience the rich musical sounds of Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas in a lively blend of music, interviews and stories. Host Georges Collinet brings you live music and conversations with some of the biggest names in world music, including Thomas Mapfumo and Youssou N’Dour. Each episode is a worldwide celebration of music with African roots. The show is produced by Sean Barlow for World Music Productions.
About Host George Collinet
Georges Collinet, a native of Cameroon in West Africa, is one of the best-known and best-loved broadcasters on the African continent. A warm, relaxed music enthusiast, Collinet worked with African musicians in Paris during the '70s and early '80s, supporting their efforts to retain African roots in their music and to develop a distinctive professional sound. Read full bio.
Little-known facts about George
He hosts two television programs broadcast to Africa, has hosted and produced several films on development issues in Africa. He's traveled to Cameron, Mali, Niger, Uganda, Madagascar and elsewhere to work with local media professionals and artists to assist in creating effective messages on issues important to those countries.
"Afropop Worldwide" Funders
National Endowment for the Arts
National Endowment for the Humanities
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Merck & Co. Inc.
Joshua Mailman Charitable Trust
Adam Lewis' Loving Exactly What IS Foundation
PRI Program Fund
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