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playlist for January 14, 2006
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Putumayo World Music
Celtic Crossing
Sinead O'Connor: Her Mantle so Green
Putumayo Records
Some laid-back, contemporary Celtic music at the crossroads.

Les Chansons de la nouvelle scene francais
le pop 3

Thierry Strembler: Pas Ce Soir (France)
Artist website:
Le Pop Musik
Thierry Strembler is on of Frances greatest songwriters. Pa Ce Soir is premiered on Le Pop 3

Putumayo World Music
The Caribbean
Kali: Aline Volé(Forte de France -Martinique)
Mika: Bel Fánm (Haiti)
Putumayo Records
Some laid-back, contemporary Celtic music at the crossroads.

Jeff Oster
Big Sur

Retso Records
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Music from a master of the Flugelhorn and trumpet.

Jane Siberry
Calling All Angels
Sheeba Records
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Ken Hatfield
String Theory
The Gospel According to Sam - Prodigal Son
Arthur Circle Music
Artist website:
Music of the guitar, dobro, and mandolin from Ken Hatfield, an instrumentalist with Appalachian roots.

Zucchero & Co.
Hey Man
(with B.B. King)

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Concord Records
Zucchero (Sugar) has been a European music sensation since the mid 1980's and has earned the respect and recognition of fellow musicians around the world who have performed duets with him. Miles Davis began the tradition.

Gianmaria Testa
Per accompagnarti
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Le Chant du Monde/Harmonia Mundi

Eliseo Parra
De Ayer Mañana
Ama Zeuriak
Al Sur

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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.

Pafuera Telarñas

Men Señara

El Golpe

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EMI Latin
World Beat Pick of the Month
Bebe has been nominated for five Latinn Grammys.

Biréli Langréne
Swing '81


World Village/Harmonia Mundi
Recorded age 14 in 1981, while still a Gypsy Jazz child prodigy.

Balkan Beat Box
Balkan Beat Box
Bulgarian Chicks

JDUB Records
Artist website:
The music of Balkan Beat Box is a melting pot of influences drawing on North Africa, Middle Eastern, Balkan and Eastern European sounds.

Les Yeux Noirs
title track

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World Village/Harmonia Mundi
French and Yiddish Klezmer music from

East of the Full Moon

Moon-Silvered Clouds
Artist website: Deuter Bio
New Earth Records
take a few minutes, step out your back door, breath deep, and gaze at the sky

Susheela Raman
Music for Crocodiles
What Silence Said
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Global Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
Susheela Raman feature story in the February issue of "Global Rhythm" magazine titled, Other feature stories include Balkan Beat Box, Ahmed Mktar, and Konono No.1 - "Congotronics."

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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Trio Mocotó
Beleza, Beleza, Beleza
De Hoje Não Passa

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Crammed Discs

DJ Dolores
Ciranda da Madrugada

Artist website:
Crammed Discs
New music from the north of Brazil.

Jake Shimabukuro
title track

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 provides a case for the ukulele as an important world music instrument. Jake plays Kamaka Ukuleles and uses D'Addario strings.

Putumayo World Music
Asian Lounge
Deepak Chopra: Oceans of Ecstacy
Putumayo Records
Asian Lounge is a collection of cross-cultural fusions and laid-back beats inspired by the musical traditions of Asia.

Anoushka Shankar
Rise Remixes
Thievery Corporatiuon: Beloved
Angel Records
Anoushka Shankar's music from "Rise" remixed by the Thievery Corporation and Karsh Kale.

Artemiy Artemiev
A Polar Night

Electroshock Records
Artemiy Artemiev is an Russian electronic musician and founder of Electroshock Records. An all around musician who performs, and scores music for film, he promotes other electronic musicians through his label and organizes concerts. Cold was his second solo project and dates back to 1995. It's included on the show as a reminder of winter and reflection on winters past.

Konono No1
Kule Kule
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.

Josie Mel
Rasta Still De 'Bout
Consecrate Yourself

Junior Kelly, Bounty Killer, & Capleton
The Good THe Bad & the Blazing
Bounty Killer : West Indies

10 FT Ganga Plant
Bass Chalice
Deliver Us Jah

Uta Bella
Uta Bella
Mia Mind Music


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 1/14/2006