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playlist for June 5, 2004
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House

Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Sean Grace
New Frontiers
New Frontiers
A journey into a musical space where contemporary jazz meets Celtic rock.

Fiddler's Green/ various artists
a selection of Celtic instrumentals
Máire Breatnach: The Carillions/Moling
Máire Breatnach: Éist
Blix Street

Lisa Moscatiello & Rosie Shipley
Well Kept Secrets
Slip Jigs
Mon Cher Amant
Shipwhistle Productions

Rough Guide / various artists
The Rough Guide to Cajun Dance
Accordian driven dance music: sounds of the South

The Jambalaya Cajun Band:
The Flames of Hell
Hadley J. Castille & the Lousiana Cajun Band:
Chanson de Mardi Gras

Introducing Sukke

Santa Kiog
Shtible Nign
World Music Network
European Klezmer music by three top-flight musicians, rooted in the traditions of the Yiddish-speaking communities of Poland, Russia, Romania and Ukraine.

Ojos de Brujo (eyes of the sorcerer)

Tiempo de Soleá
Ventilaor R-80
Harmonia Mundi/World Village
World Beat Pick of the Month
"Recipients of 2004 BBC Radio 3 Award for World Music"
Ojo de Brujo fuses the driving rhythms of flamenco with hip-hip, funk, punk and other stray sounds from the streets of Barcelona.

Shao Rong
Orchid II

Early Spring
Pacific Moon Records
Music of the Chinese lute, known as the Pipa.

Accords Croises/various artists
The Musical Silk Road

Mounir Bachir:
Le oud fou/the mad oud (Iraq)
Turgan Alimatov: The Han Huiin Mountains (Ouzbékistan)
Harmonia Mundi/Accords Croises

Various Artists/New Earth
Inner Balance - Music for Yoga & Healing Arts

Chinmaya Dunster: Karma Circles (India/UK)
New Earth Records
rich and uplifting music fit for meditation and celebration...

Dean Evenson Presents
Sacred World Chants

John St. John: Nali - Zulu
Sophia: Third Chakra - The Orbit - Buddhist
Soundings of the Planet
A collection of chants and mantras from the world's major spiritual paths: Jewish, Islamic, Christian, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Native American and African.

David Darling & The Wulu Bunan
Mudanin Kata

KuiIsa Tama Laug
World Music Network

Canyon Records/various artists
Voices Across the Canyon vol. six
Jay Begaye: Natay's Song
Canyon Records

R. Carlos Nakai
The Best of Nakai
20 years of Native American Flute Music

Amazing Grace
Canyon Records
The peaceful sound of Amazing Grace on the Native American Flute of R. Carlos Nakai

Alan Tower and Free Energy
10,000 Thunderstorms

Justice or Just Us
Ancient Future

Steel drummer Andy with special guests Michael Brecker, Paquito O'Rivera and Hugh Masekela

Luis Garay Percussion World

Percumba Records
artists website: Luis Garay
Sacumba is a new Afro-Latin percussion CD by Luis Garay, Wilbur Wood, Leon Enatyan and Miguel Alfaro with the subtitle, "The Passion and Inspiration of the Drum."

Putumayo World Music
Nuevo Latino
Raul Paz: Mulata (Cuba)
Kad Achouri: Mi Negra (France/Spain/Algeria)
Putumayo Records

Rough Guide
The Rough Guide to Salsa de Puerto Rico
"pure latino: classic salsa to roots plena"

Nava: Mujer Boricua

Brizzi do Brazil/ Various Artists
Brizzi do Brazil

Carlinhos Brown: Toi
Amiata Records
Artist website: Aldo

Angélique Kidjo

Columbia Records
artists website: Angélique Kidjo
West African singer Angélique Kidjo has roused the desire of many African women to become singers. Her mix of Afro-pop, American R&B and Caribbean rhythm is full of exuberance and vigor. This album is the third part in a trilogy that previously explored African Roots music in the United States, called "Oremi" and in Brazil, "Black Ivory Soul."

Putumayo World Music
Women of Africa
Judith Sephuma: Le Tshephile Mang (South Africa) "Lesepfillemang"
Khadja Nin: Sina Mali, Sina Deni (Burundi)
Putumayo Records

Judith Sephuma is a rising star on the South African music scene. In her song "Le Tshephile Mang" she sings, "Our nation, our people, who do we trust? / We are always fighting, in who do we trust? / Why can't we be happy for each other, stop all hatred and build our nation together?"

Khadja Nin was raised in the small African country of Burundi, between Congo and Tanzania. Her song "Sina Mali, Sina Deni" or (Free) is an adaptation of a Stevie Wonder song and speaks of spiritual liberation, "I'm free like water / Which flows to the heart of the savannah / Like the wind, like eyes, like a shooting star / Like water, like me now I'm saved."

The Vakoka Project
Introducing Vakoka

World Music Network
 New Malagasy roots-music from the Vakoka Project "all-star" band.

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