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Conjunto Jovens Africanos - Nhu Djon

by Ostinato Records

$12.00

Artist: Conjunto Jovens Africanos
Title: Nhu Jhon
Format: 7"
Speed: 45 RPM

2nd in a series of Cabo Verde 45s released in collabo between Ostinato Records and Names You Can Trust.

Formed and originally based in Lisbon, Zé Orlando's Conjunto Jovens Africano fused raw Funaná rhythms from the Cape Verdean island of Santiago with syncopated electric guitars, raucous synthesizers, relentless percussion, and addictive vocals that kept their compatriots on their feet across diaspora in little known Krioulu nightclubs in Europe’s major cities. First released in 1984, Conjuntos Jovens Africanos’ “Nhu Jhon” and “Volta Pa Terra” are stellar representations of modernized Funaná’s endless energy. EU Import.

LISTEN:

A1 : Nhu Djon
B1 : Volta Pa Terra