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playlist for April 4, 2009
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Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Nadia Birkenstock
Strange New Land
Artist website :
Some beautiful new music from singer/songwriter and Celtic harp, Nadia Birkenstock.

Cecile Corbel
Song Book vol. 2
Lover's Farewell (Jimme O'Neill/c.corbel)
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.

Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter
Two Worlds One
New Earth Records
Artist website :
Harper Lisa Lynne and Swedsh Nyckelharpa player Aryeh Frankfurter.

Miguel Afonso
De Vuelta Al Baile
El Zapatero
Camino Viejo Producciones
Artist website :
Miguel Afonso is a master accordianist playing with his group in Gran Canaria, Espana... more familiarly known as The Canary Islands.

Les Filles - various chantuse
Le Pop - le chansons de la nouvelle scène français
Barbara Carlotti: Mademoiselle Opossum
Coralie Clement: So Long Babylone
Artist website:

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 a lovely group of chantuses.
World Beat Pick of the Month

The Love Album
Le Premier Amour
Music from French songstress Anaïs.

Kalio Gayo
mei ti sera foun

Artist website :
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.

Fc Apatride Utd

Some drum, bass and guitar Reggaee music from Belgrade City, Serbia.

Rocker-T featuring Joan Baez
LUV is the foundation
LUV is the Foundation (dance-remix)

Epiphyte Records
Dejavu, strike a chord as Joan Baez once again puts her voice in the service of love and peace.

Oreka Tx
nömadak tx
World 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 position.
This track was recorded in Mongolia and includes throat singing.

Neil Jacobs
American Gypsy
American Gypsy - title track
Artist website :

American Gypsy features Neil Jacobs on 12 string guitar, Arkadiy Gips on violin and John Douglas on bass.

Tango Classicos Y Tangos Nuevos
Nuestro último tango (our last tango)
Artist Website :
Vayo collaborates with classic tango masters to recreate old tangos and to take the tango to new heights.

Fiona Joy Hawkins
Blue Dream
Feeling Sunshine
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 peice 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

Tarik & Julia Banzi - Al-Andalus
Genetic Memories

Al Andalus Productions
Artist website:

Music from Morocco on Oud and Flamenco guitar: Tarik (oud, ney, darbuka) & Julia Banzi (flamenco guitar, viola)

The Idan Raichel Project
Within My Walls
Todas Las Palabras (All the Words)
Bein Kirot Beiti (Within My Walls)

Idan Raichel joins forces with musicians from Cape Verde, Columbia, Rwanda, Uganda, and Morrocco to create an entrancing fusion celebrating peace through music...we begin with Todas Las Palabras lyrics and vocals by Marta Gómez.

Master Musicians of Jujuka with Bachir Attar
Live Volume 1
If the Moon Loves You
Jajouka Records
Artist Website :
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.

Mike Serna
Warriors Last Breath
Flames of Desire
Artist website :

Native American flute from Mike Serna of Chattanooga, TN.

Whispers of the Dragon
MySpace: thedragon
Whispers of the Dragon describes their sound as dark Balkan music.

Ancient Sky

Called to the Temple

Sedona-based musician Thunderbeat looks to Egypt for new inspiration.

Putumayo Presents

Bombay Jayashri: Zara Zara
Putumayo World Music
Music from the newest Putumayo Collection; we'll be hearing the lovely voice of Shri Lalgudi G. Jayaraman who has been singing in the Carnatic South Indian vocal tradition since age four.

Al Gromer Khan
Sitar Secrets
A Bageswari Poem
New Earth Records
Al Gromer Khan has studied sitar since 1968 and was initiated into the elite Khan I-Gharana lineage in 1975.

Midival Punditz
Hello Hello

Electric Universe
Six Degrees Records
Electronic music from the Indian subcontinent by the Midival Puntitz.

Sarva Antah
Om Shanti Om
Peace for the World
A soothing track dedicated to world peace.

Phoenix Rising
Copus Music
Phoenix Rising are Bay area musicians, Wendy Loomis and Monica Williams. Seed is a tribute to the "Plum Blosoms Melodies," written in China between 1368-1644 A.D.

Amadou & Mariam
Welcome to Mali
Ce n'est pas bon

We will hear a couple of tacks from the new cd by Malian musicians Amadou and Mariam.

A Groove for the Cure
A Love I Can Feel
Chris Murray Combo: A Little Bit of Love
Mossburg Music
"Love I Can Feel" - A Groove For The Cure features an all-star international lineup with all wholesale profits going to the Love Hope Strength Foundation (

Putumayo Presents
African Reggae

Ba Cissoko with Tiken Jah Fakoly: On Veut Se Marier
(Guinean musicians)
Putumayo World Music
From a new collection from Putumayo; a traditionally trained Guinean griot meets reggae beat

Culture Musical Club - Zanzibar
Ni Yeye (It's Him)
World Village / Harmonia Mundi
Music from Zanzibar, a spice island in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Tanzania. The band is named after the club in Stone Town in Zanzibar, where it rehearses. Their musical lineup includes oud, qanun (zither), accordion, three violins, dumbek (hand drum), rika (tambourine) and bass accompanying three lead singers: two women (Rukia Ramadhani and Amina) and a man, Makame Faki, all singing love songs..

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