playlist for May 7, 2005
host/producer Mark R. Thomas
Song From the Planet
Brother Moses Smote the Water
Klezmer meets Gospel - Recorded Live in Berlin
Closing the Distance
Modah Ani/Asher Yatzar
Cup of Kindness Music
Artist website: Alisa
Contemporary arrangements of poems, prayers
, and love songs from the Jewish Diaspora.
World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
The cover story of "Global Rhythm"
magazine May 2005 vol. is titled, "Matisyahu's Mitzvah - The Inspirational
Journey of a Hasidic Reggae Superstar." You can also read articles
about the Charanga Cakewalk project and the Klezmatics new release,
"Brother Moses Smote the Water."
Greece - A Musical Voyage
Sofia Papazoglou & Gerasimos Andreatos:
Ah Feggaraki Mou
Music from the legends and rising stars
of the Greek popular song revival
Postcards from Spain
Dance with Me Carmen
Artist website: Lesley
Polka from the Sieradxz Region
Village/ Harmonia Mundi
The Warsaw Village Band is composed of
six young musicians who have discovered the magic of ancient singing
styles and instruments, including the Polish fiddle from the 16th century
called the Suka. They have branded their passionate music as "hardcore
May 9th the Russians and many peoples of the former Soviet Union celebrate
one of their most important holidays -- Victory
Day. It marks the day Berlin was taken by Soviet forces in May of
1945. This day ended the 4-year long Great Patriotic War against the
forces of Hitler's Third Reich. The war took tens of millions of Soviet
lives, and left most of the country in ruin."
Harmony of the World
Music composed by Edward Artemiev and accompanied
by the State Moscow Choir under the leadership of V.Sokolov.
Out of Nowhere
Artist website: Two
New music from the tundras of Siberia by Yuru
Matveyev on electric guitar and Artyom Yakushenko on electric violin.
Murray & Vuélo
Tangos Del Amigos
Ron Murray brings a liftime of classical
guitar studies and seasoning to his cd, "Romanza"
Loteria DeLa Cumbia Lounge
Tu Y Yo
Artist website: Charanga
Beat Pick of the Month
Chilled-out world fusion with Tex-Mex dance music, driven by the Nuevo
Latino Accordian of Michael Ramos.
Sacred Mountains - meditation
songs from the Diné
Diné singer Louie Gonnie began singing
as a young boy. He weaves gentle vocals and sounds of nature in sonic
meditations of the sacred landscapes and homeland of the Diné
& the Cavemen
Artist website: Raquy
Middle Eastern music extraordinaire Raquy
and hard rock musician Liron Peled are backed by a band of Arab and
Israeli musicians and create powerful new Middle Eastern music, with
an emphasis on Arabic drumming.
Vocalist Azam Ali sings in the persian language,
Farsi and Urdu, a language of Pakistan. the songs recount the mystical
lyrics of Sufi Poets. Musical acompanyment is a blend of Ancient instruments,
rhythms and tonalities with modern electronic sounds. The music of Niyaz
ushers in new artistic possibilities for Iranian music
Artist website: Cheb
Algerian-born Cheb i Sabbah returns to his
North African roots, collaborating with some of the most distinctive
female singers from the Maghreb, recorded in Marrakesh.
Vargas & ¡Ya Está!
Afro Latino Soul
Artist website: Ya
extraordinary Afro-Cuban grooves - music of
a nouveau Latin music revolution.
The Rough Guide to Celia Cruz
Metida Con You
Artist website: Celia
Celia Cruz was the undisputed Queen of Salsa,
with a career beginning in Havanna and spanning nearly seven decades
Eva! Leyenda Peruana
La Herida Oscura, tondero
Times Square Records
Teresa Cristina : Meu
Mundo E Hoje
A new collection of acoustic music from Brazil
O Sons and Daughters
Artist website: roundSkyMusic.com
Phos Hilaron "Gracious Blessing, Gladenning
Light" is one of the oldest known Christian Hymns and was sung
in the catacombs in the second century.
Producer, composer and musician, Karsh Kale
(pronounced Kursh Kah-lay) is fluent in the music of his Indian heritage
while also being influenced by rock, and the modern electronic music
of his American upbringing...
To the Fab Four From
Liverpool ... A Tribute From India
Across the Universe
covers with a distinctive Indian flavor by Madhukar Dhas, who is also
known as Madooo.
Artist website: Madooo
Journey to Eden
Proceeds from this cd go to support
Discover the captivating music of this ancient
West African land.
Times Square Records
Artist website: Emeline-Michel
Emeline Michel is the reigning Queen of Haitian
Song. She's a versatile vocalist and one of the premier Haitian songwriters
of her generation. During the past two decades, she has recorded eight
albums and appeared on concert stages throughout the Caribbean, Europe,
North & South America. Singing both in French and Haitian Creole.
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