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playlist for December 3, 2005
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Emerald Rose
Archives of ages to Come
Four Doors to Eifland
Artist website:
Contemporary Celtic music from Emerald Rose, of Georgia.

Putumayo World Music
Celtic Crossing
Cara Dillon: She's Like the Swallow (Ireland)
Alan Stivell: E Kreiz Hag Endro (Brittany/France)
Putumayo Records
Some laid-back, contemporary Celtic music at the crossroads.

Windham Hill
A Quiet Revolution - 30 Years of Windham Hill

Fionnghuala (Mouth Music)
Windham Hill Records
Thirty years ago, Will Ackerman personally distributed vinyl copies of his newly recorded work, unwittingly launching one of the most successful independent record labels in the history of the music industry. "A Quiet Revolution" is a beautifully packaged 4-disc set covering 30 years of Windham Hill recordings.

Áine Minogue
Celtic Lamentations
"Healing Music for Twelve Months and a day"

Caoineadh Na Dtri Muire
Music for coming to terms with loss and finding new beginnings... from County Tipperary, this is Áine Minogue.
Sounds True

Les Chansons de la nouvelle scene francais
le pop 3

Stefie Shock: Un Homme a la Mer (Quebec, from "Le Décor)
Albin De La Simone: J'ai Changé (France)
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World Beat Pick of the Month
Le Pop Musik

Gianmaria Testa
Come un'america
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Le Chant du Monde/Harmonia Mundi

Los Reyes: Gypsy Legends
Gipsy Christmas

Slowly Snow is Falling
(Suavemente cae la nieve)
Oh So Cheerful
(Oh que alegre)
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Vlasko horo
(A Vlaski, - a Rumanian gipsy dance)
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World Village/Harmonia Mundi
The genuine sounds of Balkan Gypsy Klezmer.

Andre Feriante
Romance Pour Guitare
Artist website: Andre Feriante
Seattle-based, Italian born Feriante is a Segovia-trained Guitar master. His improvisational style blends Flamenco, Classical and Brazilian styles.

Eliseo Parra
De Ayer Mañana
De Ayer Mañana
( title track )
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World Village/Harmonia Mundi
Eliseo Parra studies the folklore and tradition of the Iberian Peninsula cultures, especially those that have been nearly lost and remain only in the hands of a few..

Windham Hill
A Quiet Revolution - 30 Years of Windham Hill

Cesaria Evora:
Vaquinha Mansa
Windham Hill Records

Trio Mocotó
Beleza, Beleza, Beleza
Coqueiro Verde

Artist website:
Crammed Discs

DJ Dolores

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Crammed Discs
New music fom the north of Brazil.

Sonny Lim
Slack Key Guitar
The Artistry of Sonny Lim
Mauna Kea Morning

Palm Records
Sonny Lim performed on the Grammy Award winning Best Hawaiian Music Album but this is his first solo project.

Jake Shimabukuro

Hitchhike Records
Artist website:

Jake Shimabukuro is a modern master of the humble ukulele. Hearing the big sounds from this diminutive instrument, at the center of lush instrumental arrangements breathes new meaning into the ukulele as a world music instrument. Jake plays Kamaka Ukuleles and uses D'Addario strings.

Twelve Girls Band
Romantic Energy
From the Beginning Till Now

Twelve Girls Band
A lovely double cd set. containing (for some reason the Twelve Girl Band appears, by all counts, to have thirteen female instrumentalists - perhaps a bit of Chinese humor.

Ravi Shankar
The Essential Ravi Shankar
Discovery of India

Columbia, Private Music, Legacy, SonyBMG
Artist website:
Ravi Shankar is the world's best-known sitarist, he has recorded since the 1960s and, through his work with the Beatles, was instrumental in bringing Indian music to the west.

An Anthology of Songs from Popular Indian Cinema
Khamoshiyan Gungunane Lagi (Lata Mangeshkar - from the film: One 2 Ka 4)
Ed Ladki Ko Dekha (Kumar Sana - from the film: 1942, A Love Story)

Silva Screen Records
A two cd set of historical Bollywood movie soundtracks from Silva Screen Records

Putumayo World Music
Asian Lounge
Prem Joshua: Funky Guru
Putumayo Records
Asian Lounge is a collection of cross-cultural fusions and laid-back beats inspired by the musical traditions of Asia.

Mul Sheshe (The Turbaned One)
World Village/Harmonia Mundi
A mixture of old and new music of the Algerian Berber community, recorded in exile in North East London
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Emmanuel Jal & Abdel Gadir Salim

Listen to Emmanuel Jal's interview with Terry Gross on NPR, Fresh Air

subtitle: Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier from war-torn Sudan, is one of the hottest rappers to explode out of the African music scene. The title of his new cd is "Ceasefire."

Amadou & Mariam
Dimanche À BamakO
Produced by & with Manu Chao

Artist website:
Amadou and Mariam, from Mali, have fused their talents with the kenetic trance-like style of producer/and fellow singer, Manu Chao, to create an intoxicating soundscape.

10 FT Ganga Plant
Bass Chalice
Blood Money

Anthony B.
My Hope
Global Awareness

Roots, Rock, Reggae...

Warrior King
Hold the Faith

VP Records
Got ta hold de faith, for Jah is Great!
Never let the system get you down...

Konono No1
Kule Kule Reprise
Crammed Discs
The band Konono No1 was founded in the Kinshasa, Congo, suburbs over 25 years ago. They are known for their uniqe approach to traditional Congolese trance music, as distinguished by the heavily distorted sounds of their do-it-yourself amplification systems. Their sound includes three amplified thumb pianos.


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 12/3/2005