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Music Time in Africa is VOA’s longest running English language program. Since 1965, this award-winning program has featured pan African music that spans all genres and generations. Ethnomusicologist and Host Heather Maxwell keeps you up to date on what’s happening in African music with exclusive interviews, cultural information, and of course, great music -- including rare recordings from the Leo Sarkisian Library of African Music.

September 2012

September 30, 2012

Music Time in Africa

This award-winning music program features not only contemporary sounds, but also rare recordings of many African musicians. The first half of the program focuses on traditional music and the second half on pop.


September 29, 2012

Music Time in Africa

This award-winning music program features not only contemporary sounds, but also rare recordings of many African musicians. The first half of the program focuses on traditional music and the second half on pop.


September 23, 2012

Music Time in Africa

This award-winning music program features not only contemporary sounds, but also rare recordings of many African musicians. The first half of the program focuses on traditional music and the second half on pop.


September 22, 2012

Music Time in Africa

This award-winning music program features not only contemporary sounds, but also rare recordings of many African musicians. The first half of the program focuses on traditional music and the second half on pop.


September 16, 2012

Music Time in Africa

This award-winning music program features not only contemporary sounds, but also rare recordings of many African musicians. The first half of the program focuses on traditional music and the second half on pop.


September 15, 2012

Music Time in Africa

This award-winning music program features not only contemporary sounds, but also rare recordings of many African musicians. The first half of the program focuses on traditional music and the second half on pop.


September 06, 2012

Music Time in Africa

This award-winning music program features not only contemporary sounds, but also rare recordings of many African musicians. The first half of the program focuses on traditional music and the second half on pop.

September 2012

Music Time in Africa is VOA’s longest running English language program. Since 1965, this award-winning program has featured pan African music that spans all genres and generations. Ethnomusicologist and Host Heather Maxwell keeps you up to date on what’s happening in African music with exclusive interviews, cultural information, and of course, great music -- including rare recordings from the Leo Sarkisian Library of African Music. 
Heather Maxwell is an ethnomusicologist and experienced music professional in West Africa and the United States. In addition to her on-air talent and production, Heather writes the companion blog African Music Treasures presenting in-depth reviews and conversation of rare recordings from the VOA archives. You can read more of her work at the blog African Music Treasures.
 

 

 

 

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Saturday & Sunday 0900-1000 & 2000-2100 UTC/GMT

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