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playlist for January 7, 2006
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Putumayo World Music
Celtic Crossing
Michael McGoldrick: Sully's No.37/Lucy's Reel
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
Mika: Bel Fánm (Haiti)
Putumayo Records
Some laid-back, contemporary Celtic music at the crossroads.

Zucchero & Co.
Dune Mosse (with Miles Davis)
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
Artist website:
Le Chant du Monde/Harmonia Mundi

Eliseo Parra
De Ayer Mañana
La Rama

Artist website:

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

Siempre Me Quedara

Artist website:
EMI Latin
World Beat Pick of the Month
Nominated for five Latin Grammys.

Biréli Langréne
Swing '81

Lady Be Good

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

Balkan Beat Box
Balkan Beat Box
Cha Cha

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.

(Title Track)
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World Village/Harmonia Mundi
The genuine sounds of Balkan Gypsy Klezmer.

Les Yeux Noirs
Désirs Dérisoires
Yankele (aye ingalee)

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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

Ahmed Muktar
The Road to Bagdad
Doulab Muktar
Global Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
A feature story in the February issue of "Global Rhythm" magazine titled, "An Iraqi Oud master Demonstrates Persistence in the Face of Uncertainty" Other feature stories include Balkan Beat Box, Susheela Raman, and Konono No.1 - "Congotronics."
ARC Music

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
Artist website:

Trio Mocotó
Beleza, Beleza, Beleza
Onda Ande o Meu Amor

Artist website:
Crammed Discs

DJ Dolores
Trancelim de Marfim

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

Jake Shimabukuro
En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor

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
Yoshida Brothers: Fukaki Umi No Kanata
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
Karsh Kale: Naked Remix
Angel Records
Five remixes of Anoushka Shankar's music from "Rise" performed by Thievery Corporation and Karsh Kale.

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

La Fête Au Village
Politic Amagni
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.

Josie Mel
Rasta Still De 'Bout
Let's Party
Hail H.I.M.


10 FT Ganga Plant
Bass Chalice
Your Voice

Uta Bella
Uta Bella
Mia Mind Music

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.


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