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World Beat - Playlist for March 29, 2003 - host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House

Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Medwyn Goodall

Anam Cara

Spin of the Reel
Oreade Music
Music inspired by Anam Cara, the Celtic Soul.

Panta Rhei
Rainbow Dancer
Ailein Duinn
Oreade Music



Morsian (The Bride)
Vihi (Wind)
A US tour is planned for Fall 2003.



Amesthysium artist website
Amesthysium is lead by Norwegian musician Oystein Ramfjord
file under: Ambient/ New Age

Peter Kater
Red Moon
Red Moon (title track)
SilverWave Records
A spirited recording by pianist and composer, Peter Kater along with a stellar cast of Native American musicians including Robert Mirabal, Mary Youngblood, Chenoa Egawa and Ara Tokatlian.


Art of Seduction

Xquisite Planet
Corciolli.com artist website
new music from Brazil

Salsa Creole– various artists

Afro-Cuban Salsa Music (from the Salsa Mundo Series)
Ralph Thamar – La Nueva Era (Salsa)
Tinder Records

Los Ninos de Sara
El Nino Del Viento
Intentcity Records
Four flamenco gypsy guitarists, who were former members of Albina, step-out on the world stage in a new gipsy-soul incarnation; Gipsyole blends the sensual rhythms of gypsy vocals, flamenco guitar, salsa beats, and cuban horns into an intoxicating brew.

Aco Bocina with fancfare ciocarlia
Aco Bocina
Ponderosa Music & Arts
Gypsy flamenco guitar of the Rom.

Dharma Moon Presents
OM Yoga Mix
Michael Hewett: Nagual
Dharma Moon
Music for Yoga Class - Sequenced by Cyndi Lee


In the Rain
World Beat Pick of the Month
My world beat pick of the month is Japanese musician Agatsuma, for his cd Beams. Agatsuma is today’ chief exponent of the banjo-like instrument known as the Tsugaru-Shamisen.

Tomoko & Nikkos
Salt Mountain
Nikkos Music
Music featuring the sound of the rainstick as a lead percussion instrument.

Tak Matsumoto


Vermillion Records
Hana is an album of
rock guitar, with a distinctive Japanese spirit. In his homeland Tak Matsumoto is renowned as the most popular guitarist in all of Asia. He is the chief songwriter, guitarist and producer of the Japanese rock band, B’z and has sold over 80 million records in Japan alone.

Best of the Silk Road

Flying Celestial Nymphs
The theme to Silk Road was written as the soundtrack to the long-running Japanese television series, Silk Road. The music blends Kitaro’s influences of traditional Japanese music with the romantic Western tradition.

Putumayo Presents
Euro Lounge
Thievery Corporation with LouLou – Un Simple Histoire (France)
Daniele Silvestri – Sempre Di Domenica (Italy)
Putumayo World Music

Euro Lounge captures the latest trends of the hip and avant-garde music of Europe

Music Mosaic
Temple Groove

Ariel Kalma - Rhythm and Soul
Music Mosaic
file under Worldbeat/Ethnic Fusion

Mondo Melodia
Najma’s rich catalog of releases dates back to 1987. “Vivid” provides an an adventurous outlet for Najma’s vocal talents.”Vivid” is a Bollywood film-score, for the movie, of the same title.  Richard Grassby-Lewis and Najma, weave musical traditions of east and west, into a musical texture; to be filed under a new category… File “VIVID” under Worldbeat/Indian Gothic.


Hookah Cafe

Azam Ali –Ai Ondas (from Portals of Grace)
An exotic adventure into the mystic world of Middle Eastern and North African music

Richard Bona
Sweet Mary
Columbia Records
Richard Bona website
New music from Cameroonian singer and bassist, Richard Bona
Invocation is a song about a Prophet’s revelation of a new world without war and conflict. It is an invitation and welcome to become part of it with elegance quiet dignity.

Adar des Iforas
Journey Through the Tureg Country

Cherie, allons-y la-bas
Le Chant Du Monde
Imagine traveling with nomads, camelback, on a desert caravan, four hundred dusty-kilometers beyond Timbuktu: you have now entered Tureg country and are about to partake of their distant music
Putumayo Presents
Global Soul

TID– Zeze (Tanzania)
Putumayo World Music
TID stands for “Top in Dar,” as in Dar es Salaam the capital city of Tanzania, it’s the stage name for Khalid Mohamed, who sings the hippest African rap that I’ve ever heard. I’ve probably listened to this Swahili rap 50 times and still Dig-it!

Putumayo Presents

South African Legends

Soul Brothers: - Idlozi
Putumayo World Music 

Yabby You with King Tuby & Prince Jammy
Dub it to the Top
Steppin’ High featuring Tommy McCook
Blood & Fire

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Playlist from Broadcast March 29, 2003
Host/Producer, Board Operator & Web: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: March 29, 2003; MRT

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