Samba Pa Ti ft. Roy Hargrove


Angélique’s version of Carlos Santana’s Samba Pa Ti includes lyrics that encourage coming together with those who bring feelings of peace, love, and joy. Joined by American jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove, who adds a burst of exultation to Santana’s gentle guitar melody, Samba Pa Ti is at once a celebration and a lullaby. From Õÿö, 2010.


On Angelique Kidjo's new album "Oyo",embrace rhythm & blues, soul music, jazz,and Beninese melodies,as well as four of her own original works. Featuring her unique interpretations of songs from artists as diverse as James Brown, Otis Redding, Miriam Makeba, and Santana and including guests John Legend, Bono, Roy Hargrove and Dianne Reeves.