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Tuesday January 26, 2016

From NPR

Our Top Discoveries At globalFEST 2016
By: Piotr Orlov & Bob Boilen

SOMI
Somi grew up the American Midwest as the child of East African parents, and her maverick career as a vocalist and composer can be seen as a quest to resolve her own complex identity. A superb jazz singer, Somi has lived in various parts of Africa and creates an elegant and highly individualized amalgam of the musics she has loved and the bi-continental experiences that have shaped her life. —Banning Eyre

To read more, listen to the broadcast, and listen to part of Somi’s globalFEST set click here