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playlist for September 29, 2007
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Smithfield Fair
20 for 20
Twentieth Anniversary Celebration

Walking the Highlands
Swept Away
MySpace: Smithfieldfair
Smithfield Fair are traditional Scottish/Celtic band, based in Baton Rouge, LA who are celebrating their 20th Anniversary with the release of their recording titled, "20 for 20."

Talitha Mackenzie
Indian Summer
Wheeling Island Girls
MySpace: Talitha Mackenzie
Available via Sonas Multimedia
Talitha Mackenzie, of Edinburgh Scotland, sings an energetic song inspired by fathers reminicense of the great Wheeling Island, West Virginia flood of 1936.

Cecile Corbel
songbook 1.
Le Vent m'emporte

Keltia Musique
Artist website: Cecile Corbel
MySpace: Cecile Corbel
Cécile Corbel is from Bretagne, the Celtic region in the north-west of France.
As a child, she traveled all over Brittany with her parents, who were puppeteers. She plays the guitar but discovered and fell in love with the Celtic harp in her teens. We will be hearing music from "songbook 1," her self-produced album now on the label, Keltia Musique.

Jeff Johnson & Brian Duning
King Raven II
Raven Dance

Ark Music
Music by the Irish/American duo, Jeff Johnson & Brian Dunning, based-on the 2nd installment of author, Stephen R. Lawhead's King Raven Trilogy, a fresh telling of the Robin Hood legend.

The Real Tuesday Weld
London Book of the Dead
Its a Wonderful Life

Six Degrees Records
MySpace: The Real Tuesday Weld
Some quirky music from London by Stephen Coates, who fronts The Real Tuesday Weld, and is also known, in mythic London, as the Clerkenwell Kid. Visit Radio Clerkenwell to see and hear for yourself.

Carpathian Music
Chasydzki weselny (Wedding Dance)
ARC Music
Artist website:
Transkapela, a four-piece Klezmer band who play music as it was played in the 19th and 20th centuries, by itenerant musicians, in the villages of the Carpathian mountains.

Taraf de Haidouks
Voch Me Dzaleeg
MySpace: Taraf de Haidouks

Taraf de Haidouks, based in Clejani,
Romania, have ventured into classical that was previously borrowed from Hngarian and Romanian folk and gypsy traditional music. Maskarada brings back these tunes to their Roma roots. We will hear "Romanian Folk Dances" from Béla Bartók.

Raag & Olé
RaSa Music

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.

Putumayo - various artists
Rona Kenan & Gidi Gov: Ha'rikud Ha'muzar Shel Ha'lev
David Broza : Srochim (Dah-veed Broh-zah)
Putumayo World Music
A new collection from Putyumayo of music from Israel. Including a song from (Dah-veed Broh-zah), one of Israel's most beloved singer-songwriters - from (ROH-nah KEH-nahn & GEE-dee gov) this is: "Strange Dance of the Heart."

Maria Rita
Samba Meu
Samba Meu
Maltrator, não é direito
Warner Music Latina
Maria Rita is an energetic rising Samba singer . Each of the fourteen songs on "Samba Meu" resonate with samba soul.

Johannes Linstead & Nicholas Gunn
Torres De Oro

Gemini Sun
Next-up the fiery Spanish guitar of Johannes Linstead combined with the passionate South American flute stylings of Nicholas Gunn.
Artist website:
Artist website:

Gloria Estefan
90 Millas
No Llores
Artist website:
Gloria Estefan's new recording, "90 Millas," celebrates Cuban and Hispanic music and culture with 14 new songs that include guest performances by Cachao, Paquito D'Rivera, Jose Feliciano, Andy Garcia, Johnny Pacheco, Arturo Sandovol.

We will be hearing "No Llores," featuring the unmistakable guitar of Carlos Santana.

Jeff Oster

Retso Records
Artist website:
MySpace: Jeff Oster
Trumpet and Flugelhorn player, Jeff Oster has created some exhilarating compositions on his new recording, "TRUE," produced by William Ackerman.

Anoushka Shankar & Karsh Kale
Breathing Under Water
Breathing Under Water
Sea Dreamer (featuring Sting)

MySpace: Anouska Shankar
MySpace: Karsh Kale
MySpace: Sting

Manhattan Records
The sound of Anoushka Shankar's traditional Indian sitar meets the digital world of Karsh Kale's electronica.

World Beat Pick of the Month

Alan Shavarsh Bardezbanian & his Middle Eastern Ensemble
Oud Masterpieces from Armenia, Turkey & the Middle East
Voch Me Dzaleeg
ARC Music
Music of the Oud, a short-necked fretless plucked lute of th Arab world, also played in Turkey, Iran, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Somalia.

Gülizar Turkish Music Ensemble
Music of the Whirling Dervishes - 800 Years of Mevlana Rumi
Voch Me Dzaleeg
ARC Music
Music from the Whirling Dervishes of Turkey to honor the 800th anniversary of the birth of the great sufi, Mevlana Rumi.

Grundman, Caballero, Taboada, Laguillo
Eduardo Laguillo : El Jardin de Marta
Non Profit
"Non Profit Music Donates All Profits from Album Sales to
Doctors without Borders an independent international medical relief organization.

Te Vaka

Warm Earth Records
Artist website:
MySpace: Tevaka
New music from the New Zealand-based group Te Vaka. Lead by vocalist Opetaia Foa'i.

Lynn Patrick
On the Wind
Malibu Wave
Artist website:
A lovely guitar piece by Lynn Patrick; a tune that I played a five or six times this month, for its relaxating effect.

Johnny Whitehorse
Totemic Flute Chants
Silver Wave Records
MySpace: Johnny Whitehorse
Johnny Whitehorse is a character creation of Native American musician, Robert Mirabal.

Global Spirit
Call of the Tribes (remix)
Oreade Music
MySpace: Karunesh

Karunesh is a World Fusion music stlyist who mixes language, sounds, and textures from around the globe and lets them flow and dance together.

Gaudi + Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Dub Qawwali
Bethe Bethe Kese Kese
Six Degrees Records
MySpace: Gaudi music
London based music producer/solo artist, Gaud has an eclectic style which is an organic fusion of Dub, Electronica and Worldbeat. Dub Qawwali features vocals of Pakistan's beloved Qawwalli Master, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

Habib Koite & Bamada

MySpace: Habib Koite from a couple of Africa's greatest muscial ambassadors, Oliver Mtukudzi, from Zimbabwe and Malian guitarist, Habib Koité.

Oliver Mtukudzi
Tsimba itsoka
Artist website:
New "Tuku music" from Oliver Mtukudzi, recorded in Zimbabwe.

Bob Marley & the Wailers
Roots, Rock Remixed
Soul Rebel (Afrodisiac Sound System remix)


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 09/29/2007