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Song From the Planet
I Mett Her in the Medowe
Artist website : www.ancient-future.com
New music from the California-based group, Ancient Future.
Song Book vol. 2
la fille damnée (c.corbel)
Artist website: Cecile
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,
De Vuelta Al Baile
Aires de Lima
Artist website : www.miguelafonso.net
Some beautiful music from Gran Canaria, Espana. The Canary Islands.
Miguel Afonso is a master accordianist playing with his group in Gran
Beat Pick of the Month
mei ti sera foun
Artist website : www.kaliogayo.nl
Kalio gayo: a different kind of folk music.
The Utrecht, Netherlands-based group, Kalio Gayo, is mainly
influenced by eastern Europe. Their beautiful harmonies, and adventurous
banjo rhythms accompanied by accordion are played with a Balkan touch.
martxa baten lehen notak
Village / Harmonia Mundi
The txalaparta is a percussion instrument
closely tied to the Basque culture. It consists of planks of wood
suspended by two stands covered with insulating material., It takes
two players, each one holding a thick wooden sticks in a vertical
Filles - various chantuse
Le Pop - le chansons de la nouvelle scène
Je Ne Te Quitterais Jamais
Melanie Pain: Celle De Mes 20 Ans
Artist website: www.lepop.de
Melanie Pain is called a Nouvelle vague
singer... interesting... even more vague when one has little understanding
of Francais, but these are all wonderful songs from an excellent gathering
Brassens en Afrique
Artist Website : www.brassensenafrique.com
Kristo Numpuby was born in Paris but grew-up
in Eséka (the tropical forest of Cameroon. Kristo's album,
"Chante" celebrates the life and song of French poet, singer/songwriter
Since their inception in 1998, the
Berlin-based band known as "The Stimulators" have been wowing
audiences all over Europe with their infectious mix of Caribbean and
African styles, grafted onto a solid Jazz and Blues-based foundation.
& Julia Banzi - Al-Andalus
Casida De La Muchacha Dorada (Casida of the Golden Girl)
Artist website: www.andalus.com
Morocco on Oud and Flamenco guitar: Tarik (oud, ney, darbuka) &
Julia Banzi (flamenco guitar, viola)
Idan Raichel Project
Within My Walls
Bein Kirot Beiti (Within My Walls) - title track
Mai Nahar (River Waters)
Idan Raichel joins forces with musicians from Cape Verde,
Columbia, Rwanda, Uganda, and Morrocco to create an entrancing fusion
celebrating peace through music...
Musicians of Jujuka with Bachir Attar
Live Volume 1
If the Moon Loves You
Artist Website : www.Jajouka.com
Recorded live in Lisbon. Bachir Attar and
the Master Musicians of Jujuka have been performing in Morroco and
around the world since 1989. But the band under Attar's father dates
back to the 1960s.
Deeyah was born and raised in Oslo, Norway to Muslim immigrant parents
(her mother is Pashtun of Afghan ancestry and her father is Pakistani).
Deeyah trained within the North Indian/Pakistani classical vocal tradition
for more than fourteen years and had the rare privilege of being the
only female ever to be trained by Ustad Fateh Ali Khan and one of
very few females to be trained by Ustad Sultan Khan
A world music group creating music for a new eon...
Poets of the Universe
Callin' You Home
New music and poetry from Denver-based, Coyote Poets of the
12 String Guitar
Artist website : www.NeilJacobs.com
Listening to Neil Jacobs 12 String Guitar
reminds me of Leo Kottke, and that's my highest compliment in homegrown
American 12 String.
Warriors Last Breath
The Journey Home
Artist website : www.mikeserna.com
Native American flute from Mike Serna of
Austrailian pianist Fiona Joy Hawkins on chilled-piano
accompanied by didgeribone* on her composition, "Feeling Sunshine."
A project produced by Will Ackerman. Recorded as a 70 minute single
piece of music on a Steinway B, Blue Dream goes from quiet contemplative
piano to full orchestral, to world sounds, rhythms, jazz influcneces
and back again to the perfect "Bach' moment
Bodhi Brothers & Jack Lee
Return of the Dirt
New music, organically grown, in North
San Jaun CA.
Save The World
Trust in Love
The vocals of Cadence Spalding and brilliant infinite soundspaces
of Mars Lasar.
New music from Talking Taco Music.
Jaime Vega is a native of Ecuador and a contemporary leader in the
resurgence of traditional Ecuadoran/ Andean music.
Artist Website : www.novalima.net
Afro-Peruvian music from one of Novalima
was founded by four friends in Lima Peru in 2001. Their roots of thir
music is found in songs dating back to Spanish colonial rule and the
era of African slavery in Peru. Their music also steeped in contemporary
influences including hip-hop and DJ culture. Novalima has become one
the best-selling groups in Peruvian history. The cd includes a 28
Flute Meditations for Dreaming
The Moon and the Stars
Native American Flute
songs focused on "the need to be gentle on
Magno Mako (Côte d'Ivoire)
Vision (Cape Verde)
A new collection of African Reggae from Putumayo
and multi-instrumentalist, Rokia Traore, composed
allthe songs on her new album with the exception
of the Billy Holiday classic, "The Man I
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