playlist for November 4, 2006
host/producer Mark R. Thomas
Song From the Planet
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.
I Am a River
New River Dawn
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.
Como a Tempo Corre
Trip Around the World
website: Ana Moura
Beat Pick of the Month
Fado music, from Portugese diva, Ana Moura.
(20 new songs)
East Flatbush Blues
The Sensitive Waltz
website: 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."
Awakening from Above
Yedid Nefesh / My Soul's Beloved
Klezmer Clarinet music.
Electric Gypsyland 2
- Taraf de Haïdouks (Homecoming)
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
A Secret Gate
website: Mostar Sevdah
Music from Bosnia. Mostar Sevdah will be touring the US in the spring
and summer of 2007.
Bodhi K. Setchko takes
us on a shamanic flute journey across his native land, Ukraine.
Nowever - poems by e.e.cummings
- love is a place
A Suite of Portraits by
Curium, remixes e.e.cummings lyrics and lures listeners into new mental
State of Grace III
Center of my Heart
third record in the State of Grace series from Paul Schwartz, featuring
vocals by Lisbeth Scott...
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.
website: Marisa Monte
singer Marisa Monte recently released two new records. We will play
the title tracks from both records, here on the World Beat.
Universo Ao Meu Redor
O Bonde do Dom
website: Marisa Monte
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.
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.
Me Gusta Tu
Some vintage Manu Chao to spice-up
Bienvenido al Sueño
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
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
Slack Key Guitar - The Artistry of Jeff Peterson
Maluhia Slack Key
Hawaiian slack key guitar music from Palm Records, based in Kamuela,
Two Warriors, Eyes Watering
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.
Follow Your Bliss
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.
website: David Arkenstone
Let's go for a ride across town on the Metro.
Records of El Paso
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."
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)
The serene ambient music of Ansgar Üffink & Stephanie Hundermark
Leones - Refugee All Stars
Living Like a
Living Like a Refugee (title track)
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.
"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
Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
Music from last week's CMJ NYC Music Marathon
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.
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