playlist for August 13, 2005
host/producer Mark R. Thomas
Song From the Planet
The Rough Guide to Celtic
Seamus Begley & Jim Murray:
subtitle: harp, fiddle, flute & guitar:
Mermaids & Mariners
Who Can Sail Without the Wind
Artist website: www.celticharpmusic.com
Ann Roos on Celtic harp, in an ensemble including;
Dorothy Hawkinson - fiddle, Alan Fuller - guitar, Michael Frost - viola,
& Riggy Rackin, on concertina.
Prepare yourself for some sax & piano
chill-out music. Sit back and relax to the latest from Jessie Allen
Cose in Comune
Italian Café has been a real summer
favorite, sit-back, relax an' pour another glass of chianti...
T e lei jovents
Malurós qu'a un trabalh
As-ti pescat la sirena
Du Monde/Harmonia Mundi
Beat Pick of the Month
Kovac & La Campanella
World After History: a
Boris Kovac is a composer, instrumentalist and multimedia artist,
from the Vojvodina part of former Yugoslavia. Who's been dubbed "the
king of apocalyptical cabaret.'
In Concert from Bucharest
Artist website: www.officialDamian.com
By age 3, Damian had already begun experimenting with a variety
of instruments including piano, cymbalum, double bass and drums. At
ten, Damian decided to focus his energies on mastering the pan flute
and by the time he was 14, he'd won five consecutive first Gold Medal
prizes at the National Festival of Romania and performed on national
The Rough Guide to the
Music of Balkan Gypsies
Esma Redzepova & Usnija Jasarova:
Romano Oro (Macedonia)
subtitle: virtuoso violins to energetic
brass bands: transcending borders
Karagiozidis, Andrés Hernández-Alba & Markus Faller
A project lead by
Greek multi-instrumentalist, Kostas Karagiozidis.
Sleep Will Come
Artist website: Bliss
Bliss is an international chill-out pop
music collective from Denmark, Sweden and Guinea-Bissau, West Africa
and release their material on the Danish label, "music for dreams."
Sit back, chill-out and experience bliss.
No Papeles - No Papers
Recorded in Valencia
Bembé En Mi Casa
Estás En Mi Corozón
Artist website: www.nachito.net
Cuban composer, pianist, arranger and band-leader, Nachito Herrera who
now calls Minneapolis Minnesota his home.
Pleneros de la 21
Para Todos Ustedes
Madame Calalú (plena guaracha)
The bomba and plena are the heartbeat
of Afro-Puerto Rican music. New Yorks acclaimed Los Pleneros de la 21
wrap these drumming, singing and dancing traditions into creative and
fresh arrangements for a new generation.
Artist website: Andre
Seattle-based, Italian born Feriante is a Segovia-trained Guitar master.
His improvisational style blends Flamenco, Classical and Brazilian styles.
Artist website: Kiran
The International debut of award-winning
Indian vocalist Kiran Ahluwalia. Kiran is a composer of contemporary
ghazals, a form of music, based in poetry, from the Indian subcontinent
. Kiran's compositions are perhaps the first indiginous North American
Vacuuming the Forest
Indegenous environmental sounds subtly mixed
with instrumental melodies to create some exquisite natural music.
Carlos Nakai & Keola Beamer
Our Beloved Land
Aia I Moloka'i Ku'u 'Iwa
A unique collaboration between R. Carlos Nakai
on Native American flute and Keola Beamer on Hawaiian slack key guitar.
Featuring traditional Hawaiian vocals by Keola and Moanalani Beamer.
Kau tufuga fai vaka
website: Te Vaka
* fourteen songs and I dig them all *
Warm Earth Records
Ph: +64 9 817 4639 - Fax: +64 9 817 3624
P.O.Box 60057, Titirangi, Auckland 7, New Zealand
The Rough Guide to the
Music of Brazil: Rio De Janeiro
Tinha De Ser Com Você
Samba & bossa nova: Brazil's musical
song questioning the use of nuclear weapons, on this the 60th Anniversary
for the rememberance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Inna City Pressure
The re-release of Dr. Israel's 1998 landmark
album Inna City Pressure fuses dub/reggae, jungle/drum n' bass, hip-hop,
rock, punk & metal.
Afropop Stars Salute - Africare
Ting Bad Malo (Kenya)
What better seque to Afropop Worldwide than
an album produced by the Afropop organization, with generous assistance
from their sponsor, ChevronTexaco
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