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playlist for February 11, 2006
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

The Muses
Passing Time

Jack Haggerty
Little Beggarman

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A Celtic group from Colorado featuring the talented duo Matthew Gurnsey & Tanya Brody.

Sui Vesan
Merging With the Brook
title track
World Village / Harmonia Mundi
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Love Sees No Color
title track (world mix)

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A new record by Persian musician Nassiri. This recording is also available in the Persian language, Farsi.


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The elegant strings of the Japanese Koto and calming tones of the Shakuhachi bamboo flute from the Japanese music duo En.

Nights of Fire

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Spanish Guitar virtuoso, Roni Benise leads a spectacular stage show called "Nights of Fire." The show includes 50 dancers and performers, you can think of it as the "Latin Riverdance."
"Nights of Fire" has been shown on PBS and will be on nationwide tour this spring, including a May 14th performance at the Minneapolis Orpheum.

Son de La Frontera
Son De La Frontera
Buleria De Las Flores

World Village / Harmonia Mundi
This record pays tribute to flamenco/Cuban fusion. The guitar and Cuban tres complement each other in both flamenco, and guajira styles. In Buleria Del Corozon we will be hearing the sound of Pepe Torres feet as he dances the buleria.

Pafuera Telarñas

7 Horas
- siete horas
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EMI Latin
Bebe recently won a Latin Grammy as Best New Artist and is planning a spring tour of the U.S.

Tingstad & Rumbel
A Moment's Peace

New from music from the guitar and woodwind duo, Tingstad & Rumbel.

Jeff Johnson
Vespers - light into Light
Prayer of St. Francis
Meditative music from Jeff Johnson and friends featuring the vocals of Janet Chvatal.

Armand and Angelina
Sacred Flute Journeys

Rainforest Flute
Native flute music.

Putumayo World Music
Brazilian Lounge
Mundo Livre: Meu Esquema (Brazil)
BiD, feat. Seu Jorge: E Depois (Brazil)
Putumayo Records
Seductive Brazilian melodies and subtle electronica abound on this collection of contemporary chill-out music

Global Rhythm - March 06
UB40 - The Reggae Supergroup 25 Year Labour of Love
UB40: Kiss and Say Goodbye
Global Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
The cover story in the recently issued April "Global Rhythm" magazine is titled, "UB4o The Reggae Supergroup 25 Year Labour of Love" also covered this month are Trio Mocoto (Brazil), Emiline Michel ( Haiti), Tom Ze (Brazil), and reggae musicians, Fantan Mojah, and Burning Spear.
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Rough Guides
The Rough Guide to Bhangra Dance
Binder: Billo Raneeay
Juggy D: Akheer
subtitle: tumbi, dhol, synthesizers and pounding dance rhythms
World Beat Pick of the Month

Jake Shimabukuro

Hitchhike Records
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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.

The New Sound of Brazil 2

Bossacucanova: Samba da minha terra
Crammed Discs
Six Degrees

New music from Brazil bubbling an' groovin' with the Ziriguiboom sound.

Vinicius Cantuária
A Dor
Crammed Discs
New music from Brazil.

Hendrik Meukens
Amazon River

Lingu de Mosquito (mosquito tongue)

Blue Toucan Music
Brazilian harmonica & vibes virtuoso Hendrik Meurkens plays with Paquito D'Rivera on clarinet. Just sit-back and chill-out

Dream Art Science
Hydrogen Burning
No Place (Song of Atum)
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Earth Life Media
A San Francisco group producing what they call a cosmic spiral-tuned music cycle based on astronomical observations and Egyptian legend. Their Common Band MIDI source files are available on the web under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

1 Voice
Whispering Pines

Tuscan Sun
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A new multi-layered vocal music from singer songwriter, Seay. This tune resonates with this evening's snowy Minnesota winter scenery

Johnny Whitehorse
Johnny Whitehorse
Indian Pony
Native American flute music from Johnny Whitehorse, who grew up in the traditional ways of Pueblo and Apache people from San Carlos AZ to Bakersfield CA. Although on closer inspection of the liner notes, it appears that Johnny Whitehorse is actually a character creation of Native American musician/composer Robert Mirabal

A. Paul Ortega
Two Worlds - Three Worlds
What is an Indian

Canyon Records
In the early 1960's, Mescalero Apache musician, A. Paul Ortega created a sound that forever revolutionized the landscape of Native American music. Canyon Records recently reissued A. Paul Ortega's classic "Two Worlds - Three Worlds"

Michael Joseph

Songs for Native American Flute and guitar by Michael Joseph Ulery.
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Putumayo World Music
The Caribbean
Stanley Beckford : Sam Fi Man (Jamaica)
Mika: Bel Fánm (Haiti)
Putumayo Records
Stanley Beckford is one of the only reggae musicians to turn his attention to a Jamaican roots music song form, that preceeded reggae, known as "mento." To do this he teamed-up with the islands finest surviving mento band, the Blue Glaze Mento Band and used traditional mento instruments (banjo, guitar, clarinet, hand percussion and rhumba box)

Putumayo World Music
Reggae Playground
Jessica : Ying Yang(Reunion)
Putumayo Records

Junior Kelly, Bounty Killer, & Capleton
The Good The Bad & the Blazing
Capelton: Hear the Children


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Modified: 2/11/2006