Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
A world music cross between Celtic folk and the African sounds of the Baka people
Most recent release, Beyond the Forest (digital compilation, 2006)
Loreena McKennitt's live band. (email@example.com)
Apparently the group was formed after guitarist Martin Cradick had lived with the Baka people for a while in the African rainforest.
Martin Cradick—guitar (1-8), kora (2, 3), mandolin (6), balafon (4, 6), vocal (3)
1998—Hannibal Records—HNCD 1415
Martin Cradick—guitars, mandolin, bouzouki, woodblocks, marimba, arrangements
More wonderful music, perhaps a bit more subdued than previous albums, but just as spirited. (JoAnn Whetsell)
Martin Cradick—guitars, mandolin, backing vocals, programming & arrangements
More lively Afro-Celt music from Baka Beyond. This album is upbeat and joyous, and it makes me feel happy whenever I listen to it. If you enjoy previous Baka albums, I highly recommend adding East to West to your collection. (JoAnn Whetsell)
Martin Cradick is the guitarist for the Australian group, Outback.
Thanks to JoAnn Whetsell for work on this entry.
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