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

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Road to Errogie

World Village / Harmonia Mundi
Artist website: Flook
Winners of Best Group at BBC Folk Awards 2006
World Beat Pick of the Month

Lorna Lee
Es-tu Sincére?
Je Rêve Que Je Rêve

French chanteuse, LornaLee, captures the Parisian spirit with songs of lovers and mystics, yearnings and romance...

Les Chansons de la nouvelle scene francais
Le Pop 3

Alexis Hk: Nous Sommes Revenus (France)
Jérôme Minière & Lhasa: Un Magasin Que N'Existe Pas (France)
Artist website:
Le Pop Musik
A collection of contemporary French singer/songwriters.

Zucchero & Co.
Baila Morena
(with Maná)

Artist website:
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.

Eric Kamen
Native Unit
My Father's Mandolin
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Gecko Turner
Guapapasea !
Subterranean Homesick Blues

( Tristezas Del Blues Nostalgico y Subterráneo )

Artist website:
The debut of Spanish singer/songwriter Gecko Turner blends jazz, blues, samba, reggae, rock, Spanish and Arab music. Gecko even takes a detour to give Dylan's Subterranean Homesick Blues a new twist.

Rough Guides
The Rough Guide to Flamecco Nuevo
Elena Andújar: Perdi La Voz
subtitle: the deconstruction of the duende... the irrepressible irruption of the Gypsy soul of Andalucia. This collection includes Flamenco Nuevo artists heard on the World Beat, Son De La Frontera, Ojos De Brujos, Gitano Family and Javier Ruibal.

Son de La Frontera
Nights of Fire
Buleria Del Corazón
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 Corazón we hear the sound of Pepe Torres feet as he dances the buleria.

Cesaria Evora
Avenida Marginal
Modje Trofel

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Soulful new music from Cape Verde Islands most famous singer, Cesaria Evora.

Eliott James
Cinematic Life
Say It
Wateree Recordings
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Putumayo World Music
Turkish Groove
Emrah: Kusursuzsun (Turkey)
Göksel: Ayrilik Günü (Turkey)
Putumayo Records
A Middle Eastern musical mosaic

Love Sees No Color
title track (world mix)

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

Nights of Fire
Santa Barbara

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

Las Rubias Del Norte


Artist website:
EMI Latin
Las Rubias Del Norte draws inspiration from the music of Latin speaking countries across the Americas. They specialize in the re-interpretation a repertoire ranging from the classic to the obscure, from Cuba, Venezuela, Peru and Mexico, and mixed in with esoteric covers such as classic cowboy songs.

Armand and Angelina
Sacred Flute Journeys

Coyote Spirit
Armand and Angelina tour internationally performing their World Popera overture, a fusion of world, classical and popular influences.

Soulfood & Ra Music
Café Santa Fe
Artist website:
Cafe Santa Fe, where chill meets spirit.

Rough Guides
The Rough Guide to Bhangra Dance
Daljit Mattu & Ravi Bal: Captain Bhangre Da
subtitle: tumbi, dhol, synthesizers and pounding dance rhythms

Kush Arora
Bhang Ragga - Dancehall Bhangra in Future Dub
Ending Times
Bhangra dancehall music from Jamaica

Jai Uttal - Ben Leinbach
Music for Dreaming and Awakening

Prayer to Shakyamuni Buddha
Sounds True
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Bombay Dub Orchestra
Bombay Dub Orchestra
Rare Earth
Six Degrees
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Putumayo World Music
Brazilian Lounge
Marcela: Os Grilos

Putumayo Records
Seductive Brazilian melodies and subtle electronica abound on this collection of contemporary chill-out music

Apollo Nove
Res Inexplicata volans

Ensaboar Você

Crammed Discs
New music from Brazil, recorded in São Paulo, an' groovin' with the Ziriguiboom sound.

Six Degrees - Various artists
Traveler 06
Issa Bagayogo: Touba (Kabanjak Remix)

Six Degrees

Rough Guides
The Rough Guide to the Music of Tanzania
The Master Musicians of Tanzania: Lukunzi
subtitle: Bongo flava, tarab and dance bands... vibrant sounds from the music capital of East Africa.


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 3/11/2006