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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 26. Chapters: Angélique Kidjo, Leon Jackson, Alexia, Sandhya Sanjana, Nnenna Freelon, Katy de la Cruz, List of scat singers, Charmaine Clamor, George Evans, Liane Foly, List of jazz vocalists, Marcella Puppini, Anca Parghel, Michelle... Viac o knihe

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 26. Chapters: Angélique Kidjo, Leon Jackson, Alexia, Sandhya Sanjana, Nnenna Freelon, Katy de la Cruz, List of scat singers, Charmaine Clamor, George Evans, Liane Foly, List of jazz vocalists, Marcella Puppini, Anca Parghel, Michelle Walker, Karrin Allyson, Roberta Gambarini, Hrysoula Stefanaki, Nino Katamadze, Caroline Nin, Rosalia de Souza, Grzegorz Karnas, Elisa Gabbai, Jan Smigmator, Sylvia Vrethammar, Francien van Tuinen, Ciara Arnette, List of male jazz singers, Andrew Keoghan, Matteo Brancaleoni. Excerpt: Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, commonly known as Angélique Kidjo is a Grammy Award-winning Beninoise singer-songwriter and activist, noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos. Time Magazine has called her "Africa's premier diva". The BBC has included Angelique in its list of the continent's 50 most iconic figures and The Guardian has listed her as one of their Top 100 Most Inspiring Women in the World Her musical influences include the Afropop, Caribbean zouk, Congolese rumba, jazz, gospel, and Latin styles; as well as her childhood idols Bella Bellow, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Jimi Hendrix, Miriam Makeba and Carlos Santana. She has recorded George Gershwin's "Summertime", Jimi Hendrix's "Voodoo Child" and The Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter", and has collaborated with Dave Matthews and the Dave Matthews Band, Kelly Price, Branford Marsalis, Robbie Nevil, Peter Gabriel, Bono, Carlos Santana, John Legend, Herbie Hancock and Cassandra Wilson. Kidjo's hits include the songs "Agolo", "We We", "Adouma", "Wombo Lombo", "Afirika", "Batonga", and her version of "Malaika". Kidjo is fluent in Fon, French, Yorùbá, and English and sings in all four languages; she also has her own personal language which includes words that serve as song titles such as "Batonga". Malaika is a song sung in Swahili language. She often utilizes Benin's traditional Zilin vocal technique and jazz vocalese. Kidjo was born in Cotonou, Benin. Her father is from the Fon people of Ouidah and her mother from the Yoruba people. She grew up listening to Beninese traditional music, Miriam Makeba, James Brown, Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, and Santana. By the time she was six, Kidjo was performing with her mother's theatre troupe, giving her an early appreciation for traditional music and dance. She started singing in her school band Les Sphinx and found success as a teenager with her adaptation of Miriam Makeba's "Les Trois Z" which pla

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2011
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781157251187

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