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Mwenso & the Shakes Promo

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Charismatic singer and bandleader Michael Mwenso’s new high-energy troupe merges the highest form of raw talent while commanding a strong blues essence through African and Afro-American music and the stylings of Fats Waller, Muddy Waters, James Brown, and many other legends.

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