playlist for May 5, 2007
host/producer Mark R. Thomas
Song From the Planet
Vocal compositions by Deirdre Ni Chinneide, dedicated to the ancient
Celt's belief in the existence of other worlds, known as the Land
of Sí (spirit). Druids and Shamans were said to have travelled
there and returned to share new insight into the challenges of everyday
Beat Pick of the Month
Dunmore Lassies/Kathleen's Fiddle
Cady Finlayson is based in Brooklyn New York and plays what she calls,
a "spirited Irish fiddle with a global twist."
The Love Token
An Dún Aengus
Artist website: MacDara
MacDara Ó Conaola is a native of the Aran Island of Inisheer
who is steeped in the local sean-nos style although accompanied by
a fine band he takes a contemporary approach to what is traditionally
a solo song form. MacDara sings in both Gaelic and English. The album
was co-produced by Máire Breatnach and recorded in Conamara.
"The Love Token" is available www.mulligan.ie
The Rough Guide to Irish Music
Lasairfhiona Ni Chonaola: Bean
Haaidin/Paidin's Wife (Lah-seh-reena Nee-Hun-kneel-ah)
subtitle: Dublin to Donegal: essential sessions
& evolving traditions
Lasairfhiona Ni Chonaola is a singer whose roots are in the sean-nós
singing tradition of her native Inisheer, the smallest of the Aran
Becoming a Cliché
Adrian Sherwood sings of war and strife across the world and throughout
Raag & Olé (Rumba)
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.
Chisera (version corta)
Chant du Monde
Artist website: Juan Carmona
Juan Carmona written and produced a daring new Flamenco composition
that features the Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra.
Sultanas de Merkaillo
"Recipients of 2004 BBC Radio 3 Award for World Music"
Ojo de Brujo reflect both Spanish and Gypsy roots while fusing the
driving rhythms of flamenco with hip-hip, ragga and funk.
Artist website: Slavic
New music from the New York City - Balkan Club Music-scene. SSP mixes
blazing brass, Gypsy accordion, dance grooves to create a hybrid World
music fusion. We'll be hearning,
Djlem, Djlem a traditional song
featuring the powerful vocals of Eva Salina Primack.
Artist website: Balkan
Balkan Beat Box is based in Brooklyn NY but steeped in non-Western
roots and cultures. BBB' s six musicians are from Bulgaria, Morocco,
Spain, Israel, and Turkey.
Saracen (Kemanche Mix)
Degrees Records Emerging Artist Series
Si te contara
/ World Circuit
brand new recording from members of the Bueno Vista Social Club. Music
for a night-out at Cuban jazz club with a quartet featuring piano,
guitar, double bass, and the smooth vocals of Ibrahim
Bird, Will Clipman, Mary Redhouse & William Eaton
Path Made of Rainbow
Virtuoso Native American fiddler, Arvel Bird, percussionist extrordinaire
, Will Clipman, Native American
Vocalist, Mary Redhouse
& Grammy-nominated luthier
wizard, William Eaton
take Native American music to a new level.
Myths and Legends
Legend of Bell rock
This recording is part of Gemini
Sun's Audio Visual Connect Series™ the two cds of music are companion
to a DVD in snyc. As of this show I haven't had time to explore this
nique musical and multimedia experience but look forward to testing
it out in the near future.
Saint Agnes and the Burning Train (by, sting)
Artist website: DarleneKoldenhoven.com
Darlene Koldenhoven is a classically trained singer with a five-octave
range. She is most widely recognized as the memorable vocal soloist,
seen by a 1.5 billion worldwide audience on the PBS special, Yanni,
Live at the Acropolis. Darlene Koldenhoven vocally improvises in classical
and non-classical styles. She also as composes, writes lyrics and
Radamés Gnatalli - Dança Brasileira n.1
Brasilian classical guitarist,
Paulo Martelli plays an exquisite selection of South American repertoire.
Most of the pieces are in three parts; arrangements by Astor Piazzola,
Augustin Barrios, and Geraldo Vespar. I've selected a stand-alone
piece by Radamés Gnatalli
CéU was nominated for a Latin Grammy
for "best new artist" of 2006. Her self-titled cd was simultaneously
published by Starbucks Hear Music and Six Degrees Records.
129 - Various Artists
20 Ways to Float Through Walls
Traz Um Alivio
"20 Ways to Float Through Walls" is an all-star genre-blending
recording filled with 20 tracks made by musicians from 15 different
countries singing in 10 different languages. From Balkan Gypsy to
Belgium and Brazilian remixes, and from London and Paris to Mali and
the Congo. Compiled by Crammed Disc founder Marc
Dolar a Dolar
Artist website: Wax
Brazilian styling from Ilhan
Ersahin and friends, This is the third record from NYC-based Wax Poetic.
The others were called "Istanbul", and "Copenhagen."
A Six Degrees 10 Year Aniversary Project
Music featuring the voice of Azam Ali, that the trio, Niyaz calls
"world music for the 21st century
Music for quiet mind and peaceful heart
Walking into the Himalaya to Meditate
Tibetan flute virtuoso and Grammy nominee Nawang Khechog has been
making music for 20 years. The spacious sound of his meditative flute
evokes peace and tranquility.
Artist website: Kavi
Earth Records - some soft journeys music to enhance your well-being...
so sit back close your eyes an' chill-out...
Andy Palacio & the Garifuna
Aguyuha Nidúheñu (My People
Have Move On)
The Garifuna people are a people
and a language without a country. They originally settled on St Vincents,
but were scattered along the mainland coast after being driven out
by the Spanish. Today they live in Belize, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras,
and various places in South America yet always in the minority. Wátina
is the first Garifuna record that I've played on the World Beat. We
hope to hear more from Andy Palacio & the Garifuna Collective
in the future.
Tour the World
Eric Smith, grew up in St Andrews and Kingston
Jamaica. He is steeped with the inspiration of the Almighty Jah Rastafari
and emulates the Reggae greats, Marley, Tosh, Black Uhuru, Dennis
Brown et. al. His new cd contains 15 roots/rock/reggae tracks.
Songs of Peace for the Children of Kilimanjaro
Anameremeta - Te Tusker Cres
Kilio cha Watoto - the Ombeni Choir
Amani is a small non-government, not for
profit organization that runs residential home for orphans and street
children on the base of Mt Kilimanjaro Tanzania, East Africa. Amani
is the Swahili word for peace.
Nutrition Project is a community-based healthcare and nutrition organization
operating in the townships and squatter communities of Cape Town,
where poverty, unemployment and violence are endemic. The Philani
mothers (all Health Workers) formed a musical choir and have recorded
this record with London-based producer, Peter Raeburn. This recording
hears that Mothers choir together with urban production creating a
fresh angle on their rich vocal tradition.
Aman Iman - Water is Life
In the Tamashek language of the Toureg, Saharan nomads from Mali,
Tinariwen means "empty spaces." The group Tinariwen was
formed in a rebel camp run by Libyan strongman, Muammar Gaddafi, over
two decades ago, and has been making music in the desert ever since.
Their use of electric guitars was a first in a vast Saharran region
where power is only sporadically available. Their hypnotic desert-blues
features call-and-response vocals among the extended group. Underground
cassettes of their spellbinding music has counseled anti-violence
and ethnic pride among the youth of their war-torn region for over
twenty years. Listen now to music from the deserts beyond Timbuktu...
type fonts of the Toureg by Pierre
Vieux Farka Touré
Artist website: Vieux
Malian griot and kora player and son of Ali Farka Toure
Percent of the profits will go to Bée Sago, an award winning
UNICEF-affiliated organization, for the manufacture and distribution
of insecticide-treated, anti-Malaria nets to protect children and
pregnant women in the Tourés' home village of Niafunké
in Northern Mali.
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