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playlist for March 4, 2006
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Souter Creek
World Village / Harmonia Mundi
Artist website: Flook

World Beat Pick of the Month

The Muses
Passing Time

Cape Cod Girls

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A Celtic group from Colorado featuring the vocals and the instrumentation of Tanya Brody and Matthew Gurnsey.

Sui Vesan
Merging With the Brook
Breeze in the Flute
World Village / Harmonia Mundi
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Sui Vesan dedicates her music as a meditation to nature... the trees, and falling leaves, the brook and rushing waterfall.

Lorna Lee
Tu Es Le Seul

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

Eric Kamen
Native Unit
Mykonos at Midnight
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Cesaria Evora
Modje Trofel

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

Eliott James
Cinematic Life
Wateree Recordings
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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.

Zucchero & Co.
Muoio Per Te
(with Sting)

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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.

Nights of Fire

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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.

Son de La Frontera
Nights of Fire
Buleria Negra Del Gastor

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.

Pafuera Telarñas

Con Mis Manos

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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.

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.

Global Rhythm - March 06
UB40 - The Reggae Supergroup 25 Year Labour of Love
Lila Downs: Cumbia Del Mole
Global Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
Music from Lila Downs "La Cantina Entre Copa y Copa" (Narada Productions)

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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Soundings of the Planet
Various artists

Celebrating 25 Year of Peace through Music
Dean Evenson: River on the Rocks
Soundings of the Planet

Rough Guides
The Rough Guide to Bhangra Dance
Soni Pabla: Dil Tera
Juggy D: Akheer
subtitle: tumbi, dhol, synthesizers and pounding
dance rhythms

Kush Arora
Bhang Ragga - Dancehall Bhangra in Future DUb
Koi Ne Bole
Bhangra dancehall music from Jamaica

Jai Uttal - Ben Leinbach
Music for Dreaming and Awakening

Gopala Lulluby
Sounds True
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Bombay Dub Orchestra
Bombay Dub Orchestra
Six Degrees
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Six Degrees - Various artists
Traveler 06
BossaCucaNova: Eu Queiro Um Samba (Brazil)
Six Degrees

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

The New Sound of Brazil 2

Bebel Gilberto: Cada beijo
Crammed Discs
Six Degrees

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

Brian Rolland
Dreams of Brazil

At Dawn

On the Full Moon Productions
Brazil-inspired acoustic music.
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Apollo Nove
Res Inexplicata volans


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

Armand and Angelina
Sacred Flute Journeys

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

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. An interesting note...on closer inspection of the liner notes, it appears that Johnny Whitehorse is a character creation of Native American musician/composer Robert Mirabal

Michael Joseph
Ancestor's Song

Songs for Native American Flute and guitar by Michael Joseph Ulery.
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Dream Art Science
Hydrogen Burning
title track
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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

Junior Kelly, Bounty Killer, & Capleton
The Good The Bad & the Blazing
Junior Kelly : All I Do
Bounty Killer : West Indies


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 3/4/2006