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Jazz Quartet Adds Bossa Nova to a Soft Benin Sound

Recent special guest performers on Music Time in Africa on VOA's Africa 54 were Jomion and the Uklos. The members of the group are three brothers from Benin: Jomion is the eldest and the leader of the jazz group which includes brothers Matthieu and JB and Jomion’s daughter, Rose.   The brothers grew up in Cotonou, Benin. Their father was a composer, and vodun percussionist, and their mother was a traditional singer. In their early years the sons played in a church in Benin...

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