This time is the turn of Zakia Sewell, a London-based DJ and producer who was also part of the Honest Jon’s family until a few months ago. Today, Zakia cutares a weekly slot on NTS radio called Questing and keep on cultivating her passion for Afro-American sounds, from jazz to soul via funk with spiritual and psychedelic colours.
Zakia has picked for us a few tracks that have inspired her to fasten her life to music.
“Here’s a selection of afro-centric sounds, joining the dots from Brazilian samba, to black British soul, Cape Verdean synths and beyond… “
Free - Airto Moreira (1972)
Astrud Gilberto - Now - 03 Baiao
ALLSPICE SLIPPED AWAY
Say You Love Me - Lonnie Liston Smith
Tabala - Tabala Mouv
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