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Orchestra Baobab

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Orchestra Baobab

Orchestra Baobab

Orchestra Baobab

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Reviewer Will Hermes takes a listen to a CD by a dance band from Senegal known as Orchestra Baobab . The group recorded this music 20 years ago. It made its way to the states on bootlegged cassettes. Now the legendary recording called Pirates Choice has been released in the United States. The CD is a beautiful mix of African and Cuban dance rhythms. (4:30) The CD is "Pirates Choice" by Orchestra Baobab, available from Nonesuch Records.