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playlist for May 7, 2005
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

The Klezmatics
Brother Moses Smote the Water
Ale Brider
Klezmer meets Gospel - Recorded Live in Berlin

Alisa Fineman
Closing the Distance
Modah Ani/Asher Yatzar

Cup of Kindness Music
Artist website: Alisa Fineman
Contemporary arrangements of poems, prayers , and love songs from the Jewish Diaspora.

Global Rhythm
World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
Matisyahu: Exaltation
Global Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
The cover story of "Global Rhythm" magazine May 2005 vol. is titled, "Matisyahu's Mitzvah - The Inspirational Journey of a Hasidic Reggae Superstar." You can also read articles about the Charanga Cakewalk project and the Klezmatics new release, "Brother Moses Smote the Water."

Putumayo World Music
Greece - A Musical Voyage
Sofia Papazoglou & Gerasimos Andreatos: Ah Feggaraki Mou
Putumayo Records
Music from the legends and rising stars of the Greek popular song revival

Lesley Spenser
Postcards from Spain
Dance with Me Carmen
Gabriella Music
Artist website: Lesley Spenser

Warsaw Village Band

Polka from the Sieradxz Region

World Village/ Harmonia Mundi
The Warsaw Village Band is composed of six young musicians who have discovered the magic of ancient singing styles and instruments, including the Polish fiddle from the 16th century called the Suka. They have branded their passionate music as "hardcore folk."

"On May 9th the Russians and many peoples of the former Soviet Union celebrate one of their most important holidays -- Victory Day. It marks the day Berlin was taken by Soviet forces in May of 1945. This day ended the 4-year long Great Patriotic War against the forces of Hitler's Third Reich. The war took tens of millions of Soviet lives, and left most of the country in ruin."

Edward Artemiev
Three Odes
Harmony of the World

Electro Shock Records
Music composed by Edward Artemiev and accompanied by the State Moscow Choir under the leadership of V.Sokolov.

Two Siberians
Out of Nowhere
New Russian

Artist website: Two Siberians
New music from the tundras of Siberia by Yuru Matveyev on electric guitar and Artyom Yakushenko on electric violin.

Ron Murray & Vuélo
Tangos Del Amigos
whaling city sound
Ron Murray brings a liftime of classical guitar studies and seasoning to his cd, "Romanza"

Charanga Cakewalk
Loteria DeLa Cumbia Lounge
Charanga Cakewalk
Tu Y Yo

Artemis Records/Triloka
Artist website: Charanga Cakewalk
World Beat Pick of the Month
Chilled-out world fusion with Tex-Mex dance music, driven by the Nuevo Latino Accordian of Michael Ramos.

Louie Gonnie
Sacred Mountains - meditation songs from the Diné
Canyon Records
Diné singer Louie Gonnie began singing as a young boy. He weaves gentle vocals and sounds of nature in sonic meditations of the sacred landscapes and homeland of the Diné people.

China Rose
Guitar Garden

Raquy & the Cavemen
Meef Records
Artist website: Raquy
Middle Eastern music extraordinaire Raquy and hard rock musician Liron Peled are backed by a band of Arab and Israeli musicians and create powerful new Middle Eastern music, with an emphasis on Arabic drumming.

Six Degrees Records
Vocalist Azam Ali sings in the persian language, Farsi and Urdu, a language of Pakistan. the songs recount the mystical lyrics of Sufi Poets. Musical acompanyment is a blend of Ancient instruments, rhythms and tonalities with modern electronic sounds. The music of Niyaz ushers in new artistic possibilities for Iranian music

Cheb i Sabbah
La Kahena
Im Nanalou
Six Degrees Records
Artist website: Cheb i Sabbah
Algerian-born Cheb i Sabbah returns to his North African roots, collaborating with some of the most distinctive female singers from the Maghreb, recorded in Marrakesh.

Bryan Vargas & ¡Ya Está!
Afro Latino Soul
Guerreros Africanos

Mofongo Music
Artist website: Ya Esta Musica
extraordinary Afro-Cuban grooves - music of a nouveau Latin music revolution.

Celia Cruz
The Rough Guide to Celia Cruz
El Cacahuatero
Metida Con You

Artist website: Celia Cruz online
Celia Cruz was the undisputed Queen of Salsa, with a career beginning in Havanna and spanning nearly seven decades

Eva Ayllon
Eva! Leyenda Peruana
La Herida Oscura, tondero
Times Square Records

Putumayo World Music
Acoustic Brazil
Teresa Cristina : Meu Mundo E Hoje
Putumayo Records
A new collection of acoustic music from Brazil

Paul Avgerinos
O Sons and Daughters
Artist website:
Phos Hilaron "Gracious Blessing, Gladenning Light" is one of the oldest known Christian Hymns and was sung in the catacombs in the second century.

Karsh Kale
Six Degrees Records
Producer, composer and musician, Karsh Kale (pronounced Kursh Kah-lay) is fluent in the music of his Indian heritage while also being influenced by rock, and the modern electronic music of his American upbringing...
Artist website: Karsh Kale

To the Fab Four From Liverpool ... A Tribute From India
Across the Universe
Madooo Records
Beatles covers with a distinctive Indian flavor by Madhukar Dhas, who is also known as Madooo.
Artist website: Madooo

Journey to Eden
Lovestar Records
Proceeds from this cd go to support
Earth Harmony Foundation

Putumayo World Music
Kélétigui Diabaté: Koulandian
Putumayo Records
Discover the captivating music of this ancient West African land.

Emeline Michel
Raisin Kreyol
Times Square Records
Artist website: Emeline-Michel
Emeline Michel is the reigning Queen of Haitian Song. She's a versatile vocalist and one of the premier Haitian songwriters of her generation. During the past two decades, she has recorded eight albums and appeared on concert stages throughout the Caribbean, Europe, North & South America. Singing both in French and Haitian Creole.


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 05/07/2005