Afropop in Tanzania Blog – Third Dispatch: 2/15/2023

[Afropop] We arrived in Stone Town, Zanzibar the night before the opening on our tour focus, the 20th edition of the Sauti za Busara Swahili Sounds of Wisdom Festival. We covered the first edition in 2004 and we’re very excited to return. We had a preview of two acts our last night in Dar, at the Alliance Francaise, an evening that included a fascinating panel discussion about modern East African music and its origins. Most of it was in Swahili (John Kitime has promised to translate), but one person, Tabu Osusa of K