Song From the Planet
Vocal compositions by Deirdre Ni Chinneide,
dedicated to the ancient Celt's belief in the existence of other worlds,
known as the Land of Sí (spirit). Druids and Shamans were said
to have travelled there and returned to share new insight into the
challenges of everyday life."
Tuttle/Caislean an Óir
Cady Finlayson is based in Brooklyn New
York and plays what she calls, a "spirited Irish fiddle with
a global twist."
The Love Token
Baile Uí Laoi (Pronounced Bally Lee)
MacDara Ó Conaola is a native of
the Aran Island of Inisheer. He's steeped in the local
sean-nos style and sings
in both Gaelic and English. MacDara
takes a contemporary approach to this
traditionally solo song form and is accompanied
on this recording by a fine band.
Baile Uí Laoi is a romantic song in which a man going
to mass on a windy and rainy day meets the woman of his dreams...
For the rest of the song he compares her to the beautiful hills and
glens of his county, and to the birds singing sweetly in the trees.
He concludes in saying that none of this can compare with her, the
sunshine of his life.
Parsons with Graham Dunne
The Old Simplicity
A story-song written by Linda Thompson;
arranged and sung by Irish singer Niamh Parsons - from her 2005 release,
"The Old Simplicity."
Wayfarer - Ancient Paths to Sacred Places -
a celtic pilgramage
Wayfarer (title track)
John Doan is a master harp guitarist, storyteller,
and historian. The music of Wayfarer had its genesis in his 1999 journey
along ancient pilgrim paths and across choppy seas to visit ancient
island hermitages of Celtic monks and other sacred sites of the British
Winner- "Song of Peace 2007"
at Tipperary Peace International Competition
Blessed are the Broken
Marland and Rob King are Carmin. They
just completed recording their new album, My Crescent City, in
Dublin with Dónal
Lunny as producer and guest musician.
La isla de Leon (alegria)
Chant du Monde/Harmonia Mundi
Artist website: Juan Carmona
Juan Carmona written and produced a daring new Flamenco composition
featuring the Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra.
Artist website: IndiaLucia
A new musical fusion merging Flamenco with Indian classical music.
Its a fusion with foundation in the legends of both the Gitano (gypsy)
and Rajput (India) peoples. Produced by guitarist, Miguel Czachowski.
Mundi/ World Village
Artist websites: GypsyCaravanMovie.com
New music from the soundtrack to the movie "Gypsy Caravan"...
subtitle, "When the Road Bends." A phrase taken from the
Romani proverb, "You cannot walk straight when the road bends."
The movie documents an epic roadtrip known as the "Gypsy Caravan
Tour." The road trip included five Roma bands (Maharaja, from
Rajasthan, India) (Antonio el Pipa's Flamenco Ensemble - Andalucia
Spain) (Esma Redzepova & Stevo Teodosieski Ensemble - Macedonia)
(Fanfare Ciocarlia - Romania) and Taraf De Haidouks - Romania) The
soundtrack and movie are dedicated to the "Decade of Roma Inclusion
2005-2015," an international initiative focusing on eradicating
discrimination against the Roma and alleviating their poverty. The
Gypsy Caravan Movie will make its US debut, June 15th in NYC.
Balkan Beat Box is based in Brooklyn NY but steeped in non-Western
roots and cultures. BBB' s six musicians are from Bulgaria, Morocco,
Spain, Israel, and Turkey.
Idan Raichel Project
Idan Raichel Project
Mi'Ma'amakim (Out of the Depths)
Raichel joins forces with musicians from Israel's - Ethiopian, Arab,
Yemenite, and Caribbean communities to create an entrancing fusion.
Beat Pick of the Month
Myths and Legends
Song of Sheherazade
is part of Gemini Sun's Audio Visual Connect Series™ the two cds of
music are companion to a DVD in snyc. As of this show I haven't had
time to explore this unique musical and multimedia experience but
look forward to testing it out in the near future.
8 & Hafez Modir
New music from the Emerging
Artists Series on Six Degrees Records. Available only via download.
from the Global Rhythms sampler
Uma Musica Do Povo (Concerto Em Lisboa TimesSquare)
Issa (Na Afriki Cumbancha)
Dobet Gnahore is from Ivory Coast and known as a rising star among
Africa's new generation of musicians.
Mariza is called fado's brightest star. We will hearing a song from
Mariza's outdoor concert, held in the gardens of the Tower of Belém,
built in the 1600's to commemorate Vasco De Gama's expeditions to
India. It was the first conert held on the grounds.
Dolar a Dolar
styling from Ilhan Ersahin and friends, This is the third record from
NYC-based Wax Poetic. The others were called "Istanbul",
CéU was nominated for a Latin Grammy
for "best new artist" of 2006. Her self-titled cd was simultaneously
published by Starbucks Hear Music and Six Degrees Records.
Banks of the River
website: Phil Heywood
Minnesota-based acoustic guitarist
Phil Heywood composed a song about the joys of bipedal locomotion.
A tune for hiking along the banks of the Mighty Mississippi.
Bird, Will Clipman, Mary Redhouse & William Eaton
Path Made of Rainbow
website: Arvel Bird
Native American fiddler, Arvel Bird, percussionist extrordinaire ,
Will Clipman, Native American
Vocalist, Mary Redhouse
& Grammy-nominated luthier
take Native American music to a new level.
Primeaux & Johnny Mike with Xavier Quijas Yxayoti
The Color of Morning
A Glimmer of Dawn
The harmonized vocal chants of Grammy
Award winning singers, Verdell Primeaux and Johnny Mike meld with
Mayan flutes and percussion of Xavier Quijas Yxayoti.
Meditation Music for quiet mind and peaceful heart
Walking into the Himalaya to Meditate
Tibetan flute virtuoso and Grammy
nominee Nawang Khechog has been making music for 20 years. The spacious
sound of his meditative flute evokes peace and tranquility.
Flow of Grace
Good Ole Chalisa
On Flow of Grace Krishna Das sings
the Hanuman Chalisa, centuries-old devotional poetry accompanied by
kirtan choir, tabla, harmonium, guitar and violin.
Andy Palacio & the Garifuna
Aguyuha Nidúheñu (My People
Have Move On)
The Garifuna people are a people
and a language without a country. They originally settled on St Vincents,
but were scattered along the mainland coast after being driven out
by the Spanish. Today they live in Belize, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras,
and various places in South America yet always in the minority. Wátina
is the first Garifuna record that I've played on the World Beat. We
hope to hear more from Andy Palacio & the Garifuna Collective
in the future.
Various Stonetree Artists
From Bakabush - the first 10 years of Stonetree
The Garifuna people are a people
and a language without a country. These are songs from one of Central
America's most unique and dynamic record labels, Stonetree Records;
featuring Garifuna and Creole artists from Beleze, Honduras and Guatemala.
We will be hearing from Paul Nabor,
at 76 years old he is known as the greatest living Paranda artist
in Belize, and a musical legend among the Garifuna. Paul Nabor also
serves as the "Buyel" (spiritual leader) in his community,
Punta Gorda town Belize.
Garifuna music from Stonetree
Records, the premier record label for Garifuna music, based in Belize.
Aurelio Martinez is one of the most exceptional Garifuna artists of
10 Ft Ganga Plant Presents
The debut record from 10 Ft Ganga Plant
plus a couple of bonus tracks including this one.... I'm Gonna put
the "Top Down."
Aman Iman - Water is Life
In the Tamashek language of the Toureg, Saharan
nomads from Mali, Tinariwen
means "empty spaces." The group Tinariwen was formed in
a rebel camp run by Libyan strongman, Muammar Gaddafi,
over two decades
ago, and has been making music in the desert ever since. Their use
of electric guitars was a first in a vast Saharran region where power
is only sporadically available. Their hypnotic desert-blues features
call-and-response vocals among the extended group. Underground cassettes
of their spellbinding music has counseled anti-violence and ethnic
pride among the youth of their war-torn region for over twenty years.
Listen now to music from the deserts beyond Timbuktu...
type fonts of the Toureg by Pierre
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