Tabu Ley Seigneur Rochereau

Congo Dem. Rep.
One of the greatest stars of Zairean music with a career bridging decades. Light and precise soukous rhythms, Latin-inflected horns, rich… more »

Tama

Guinea-Bissau, Mali, United Kingdom
Most bands, whether in the western rock tradition or in African music, are built around the concept of a leader - one strong character who… more »

Telek

Papua New Guinea
George Telek is from Papua New Guinea where he is a huge star with legions of fans. Telek's work traverses many musical styles; featuring… more »

Temple Of Sound

United Kingdom

Tenores di Bitti

Italy
Tenores di Bitti are Sardinia's celebrated masters of traditional "tenores" singing, a tradition that dates back over a thousand years. The… more »

The Black Swan Effect

United Kingdom
At the heart of The Black Swan Effect is the songwriting duo, Dominic and Gareth. Take two musicians. 15 years ago they collaborate. Then… more »

The Blind Boys Of Alabama

United States
Formed some six and a half decades ago, The Blind Boys of Alabama are the Iron Men of the music industry. They predate Elvis, Little… more »

The Copper Family

United Kingdom
The Coppers of Rottingdean have been a musical institution from back in the nineteenth century and likely before! The family were prominent… more »

The Creole Choir of Cuba

Cuba
The Creole Choir of Cuba are Emilia Diaz Chavez (Choir Leader), Teresita Romero Miranda, Marina Collazo Fernandez, Yara Castellanos Diaz,… more »

The Drummers of Burundi

Burundi
The Drummers of Burundi first took the UK by storm at the legendary inaugural WOMAD Festival in 1982. Over the last 20 years they have been… more »

The Gloaming

Ireland (Irish Republic)
THE GLOAMING is Irish music super group Iarla Ó Lionaird, Thomas Bartlett, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill. Listen… more »

The Imagined Village

United Kingdom
There is a dedicated website for The Imagined Village with more information along with audio and video from the project. If you think you… more »

The Terem Quartet

Russia
The individual members of the Terem Quartet came together as students at the Lenningrad Conservatoire in 1986. In just a few years this… more »

Thomas Mapfumo and The Blacks Unlimited

Zimbabwe
Thomas Mapfumo was born in 1945 in Marondera, a small town south of the Rhodesian capital, Salisbury (Harare). He spent his first ten years… more »

Tom Kerstens' G Plus ensemble

United Kingdom
Tom Kerstens is a major figure in the guitar world. He is highly regarded as a versatile performer on modern and period instruments and is… more »

Totó La Momposina y sus Tambores

Colombia
Toto La Momposina is one of Colombia's leading voices. Backed by musicians who both make and play traditional instruments the group play… more »

Toumast

Niger Republic
A nomad, who has spent his whole life amongst the compounds of the Sahara desert, is loath to leave. He follows his camels on the quest to… more »

Trísan

China (Peoples Republic), Ireland (Irish Republic), Japan
Pól Brennan (ex-Clannad) collaborates with Chinese flautist Guo Yue and Japanese percussionist Joji Hirota (formerly with Stomu Yamashta's… more »

Tunng

United Kingdom
Since their 2005 debut album, 'Mother's Daughter & Other Songs', Tunng have been praised for their innovative blend of folk and… more »

U. Srinivas

India
U. Srinivas is to Indian classical music what Yehudi Menuhin is to Western classical music. Like Menuhin, U. Srinivas was a child prodigy.… more »