Various – Découvertes 88 (Private - France - 1988)
Confidential compilation released in 1988 following a musical contest that happened in Tunis the same year and that was showcasing francophone music diversity.
Many great tracks including the Jazz Funk track "Hijez" by Tunesian band Karavan with traditional tunesian flute and discreet oriental accordion. Also features what could be the 1st ever apparition on a record of Haitian Artist Beethova Obas, with the minimalistic, classy, whispering caribbean bossanova "Babylone" (soundclip 2)
"Gira So, Gira Si", beautiful minimal hypnotic track by Burundi Artist Sindirimba. (Soundclip 3) And the oud led 'Complainte' by Mohamed Bhar (story)
Record is NM / Comes WITHOUT THE Original COVER but with thick printed INSERT REPLICA COVER.