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

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Anne Roos
Haste to the Wedding
Star of the County Down
We will begin this evening with a waltz from Celtic Harper, Ann Roos and company. This is the Star of the County Down.

Bill Leslie
I Am a River
New River Dawn
Artist website:
Bill Leslie is an environmental journalist, working out of North Carolina, who works his love of the environment to his musical compositions. His latest record includes 15 new compositions.

Ana Moura
Como a Tempo Corre
Harmonia Mundi
World Village Music
Trip Around the World
Artist website: Ana Moura
World Beat Pick of the Month
Fado music, from Portugese diva, Ana Moura.
(20 new songs)

Andy Statman
East Flatbush Blues
The Sensitive Waltz
Shefa Records
Artist website: Andy Statman
Andy Statman established himself as a first-rate mandolin player with the release "Flatbush Waltz" twenty-five years ago. He plays variety of styles from American jazz, blues, and folk, to Jewish Klezmer (which he helped to revive) His influences also include Central Asian, Balkan, Middle Eastern and Indian and European Classical. A truly innovative and influential composer. We will be hearing one of his more gentle compositions, "The Sensitive Waltz."

Andy Statman
Awakening from Above
Yedid Nefesh / My Soul's Beloved

Shefa Records
Artist website: Andy Statman
Klezmer Clarinet music.

Various Artists
Electric Gypsyland 2
Tunng: - Taraf de Haïdouks (Homecoming)
Balkan Beat Box: - Mahala Raï Banda (Red Bula)
Electric Gypsyland is a collection of re-interpretations and re-inventions from three leading Balkan Gypsy bands; Taraf de Haidouks, Kocani Orkestar, and Mahala Rai Banda. This music is transformed from musicians on the the Balkan Club Scene.

Mostar Sevdah Reunion
A Secret Gate

Snail Records
Artist website: Mostar Sevdah Reunion
Music from Bosnia. Mostar Sevdah will be touring the US in the spring and summer of 2007.

Trans Ukraine
Odessa II
Bodhi K. Setchko takes us on a shamanic flute journey across his native land, Ukraine.

Nowever - poems by e.e.cummings
Guiseppe Sircana: - love is a place
A Suite of Portraits by Curium, remixes e.e.cummings lyrics and lures listeners into new mental territory.

Paul Schwartz
State of Grace III
Center of my Heart
Koch Records
The third record in the State of Grace series from Paul Schwartz, featuring vocals by Lisbeth Scott...
Artist website:


Nacional Records
New music from a group, that in the early 90's, formed in Bogota, Columbia. Lead by lead singer, Andrea Echeverri and bassist, Hector Buitrago. they cross musical boundaries from salsa and bossa nova, from Mexican banda tobolero, and from rumba rock to reggae and surf-guitar.

Marisa Monte
Infinito Particular
title track
Metro Blue
Artist website: Marisa Monte
Brazilian singer Marisa Monte recently released two new records. We will play the title tracks from both records, here on the World Beat.

Marisa Monte
Universo Ao Meu Redor
O Bonde do Dom
Metro Blue
Artist website: Marisa Monte
On her new record, Brazilian songstress, Marisa Monte takes a scholarly approach to rediscovering the music of the Portelo Samba School. She visits the people, places, and reveal a treasure trove of oral tradition and recreate the samba of Rio de Janeiro.

Vayo Raimondo
Tango Legends


Artist website:
Tango music, recorded in Montevideo Uruguay. Singer, Vayo Raimondo, is accompanied by Toto Damario, a friend and colleague of Astor Piazzola at the time they both emerged as great artists of the bandoneon.
Pantaleón Records

Manu Chao
Me Gusta Tu
Artist website: ManuChao
Some vintage Manu Chao to spice-up the evening.

Sizu Yantra
Bienvenido al Sueño

Buen Dia
Universal Music Latino
Artist website:
Some cool electric music from the Mexican duo, Sizu Yantra. This cd has a companion DVD of animated cartoon-like worlds set to the music of Sizu Yantra.

Rodrigo y Gabriela
rodrigo y gabriela
Ato Records
The debut recording by Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, two fast fingered Dublin-based Mexicans with a unique approach to the acoustic guitar. Their music straddles both world and rock music, steeped in Latin influence. Their cd includes a bonus DVD featuring live performances, interviews, and a tutorial of their unique acoustic style.

Jeff Peterson
Slack Key Guitar - The Artistry of Jeff Peterson
Maluhia Slack Key
Palm Records
New Hawaiian slack key guitar music from Palm Records, based in Kamuela, Hawaii.

R. Carlos Nakai
Two Warriors, Eyes Watering
Canyon Records
Native America flutist, R. Carlos Nakai weaves cedar flute music with the luminous guitar work of William Eaton, and undulating electronic rhythms of Cliff Sarde, along with Native American singer, Randy Wood to reconnect the past and present.

Paul Avgerinos
Follow Your Bliss

Round Sky
Artist website: Paul Avgerinos
"Gnosis" (knowing & knowledge) is the next step in Paul Avgerinos' continuing quest for spiritual insight and enlightenment through music. It is a rich musical tapestry of ancient Greek chants, tabla, oud, sarangi, cello and choir.

David Arkenstone
Ambient Cafe

Artist website: David Arkenstone
Let's go for a ride across town on the Metro.


Y Volvere

Joy Records of El Paso
Artist website: Sami
SAMI (Masazumi Aso) was born in Japan and studied paino there from an early age. He has lived the US for many years El Paso TX, where he attends the University of Texas. He is active in the local music scene. We will be hearing music from his debut recording, "Feelings."

Soulfood & Jadoo
Tantric Chill
Kaif Kun
Moodfood Records
Transglobal electronica group Jadoo (the Persian word for magic) toured for over six months in Turkey, Uzbekistan, Malta, Corsica, and Sardinia. Collaboration with Soulfood creates a global chill mix that includes Corsican chants.


Pure Consciousness (interlude)
Jah Ray (jah mix)

Artist website: Vargo
Sounds True
The serene ambient music of Ansgar Üffink & Stephanie Hundermark

Sierra Leones - Refugee All Stars
Living Like a Refugee

Living Like a Refugee (title track)
Soda Soap
Nine million children are refugees - Right Now -
Help them play, let them learn...
Refugee All Stars

An album dedicated to all the innocent people living as refugees throughout the world and to those organizations and individuals who work tirelessly on their behalf. After fleeing the civil war in Sierra Leone, group leader, Reuben M. Koroma lived in Guinea, as a refugee, along with the other members of the band. Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars band are celebrated wherever they go, especially in the United States.
The All Stars are currently on a 19-city tour of the US are playing this evening at the Fine Line, in Minneapolis MN.

Putumayo World Music
Acoustic Africa
Vusi Mahlasela: Basimanyana (South Africa)

Putumayo Records
"Acoustic Africa" collects some of Africa's best singer-songwriters, performing beautiful songs with an acoustic flavor. Some tracks will keep you coming back for more...
Global Rhythm - November 06
features Vusi Mahlasela
Global Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle

Dr. Israel: Armageddon Time
Music from last week's CMJ NYC Music Marathon

Artist website:
Music from the vast expanses of the Sahara desert by the Tuareg band, Tartit. The group consists of five women and four men who reside in the Timbuktu region of Mali. They play hypnotic trance-inducing music: the women sitdown and sing and play cyclic rhythms on their tinde drums while the men sing and play acoustic and electric guitars.


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 11/4/2006