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playlist for May 31, 2008
host/producer Mark R. Thomas
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Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Aine Minogue
Celtic Pilgramage

Alchemy

Sounds True
The practice of pilgrimage has never gone out of fashion in Ireland. Irish faithful still retrace the steps of their three patron saints, St Patrick, St Brigid, and St. Colmcille. Hiking to drink the waters of ancient Brigid wells and performing the traditional barefoot climb of mountain Croagh Patrick.

Various Artists
Sound Neighbors
Contemporary Music from Northern Ireland

Different Drums : Northern Man

Tommy Sands : There Were Roses
Smithsonian Folkways
Produced in conjunction with the Northern Ireland Program at the 2007 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Tudur Morgan
Clorach
Titrwm Tatrwm

Migldi Magldi
Ffach
MySpace: Mojo
Traditional Welsh music from Tudur Morgan.

Kate Rusby
Awkward Annie
John Barbury

Pure Records
Artist website : KateRusby.com
Contemporary and traditional Scotch and English songs.

Rupa & The April Fishes
eXtraOrdinary Rendition

c'est pas d'l'amour

Cumbancha
Singer/songwriter Rupa is of Indian heritage who grew-up in the US and the south of France. Rupa is now a medical doctor who makes music in San Francisco. - "maintenant" "is about falling in love... and suggests that when love comes knocking on you door. You should open it, jump off the cliff, and ask questions later."
Artist website: www.TheAprilFishes.com
featured artist
Global Rhythm - world music, culture & lifestyle magazine

Dodo Reale
Les Nations Unies
Afrika

Sonoramente
MySpace: www.myspace.com/dodoreale
Dodo Reale is an afroindiepop duo composed of Dodo aka FABRIZIO DAL BORGO, songwriter, voice and guitar player and PATRIZIA FERRARINI on surdo drums, berimbau, djembe, udu and colors. music recorded in Angola an Italy.

Chapinlandia
Marimba Music of Guatemala
Chichicastenango
Smithsonian Folkways
The marimba music of the group Chanpinlandia is steeped in centuries of tradition. But their particular form took shape around the turn of the 20th century. Listen to the sound of Guatemala's national musical instrument.

La India Canela
Merengue Típico from the Dominican Republic
Apriétame Así (Squeeze me like that)
Smithsonian Folkways
Music rooted in the mountanous Cibao region of the Dominican Republic, featuring the merengue dance-beatwith agressive improvisation.

Putumayo
Café Cubano

Pedro Luis Ferrer feat. Lena Ferrer: Ay, Mi Vidita
Renee Ferrer: Como A Cada Mañana

Putumayo Grooves
French singer, Jeanne Added, accompanies Lebonese sax man/jazz composer, Toufic Farroukh.

Chicha Libre
¡Sonido Amazonico!
Un Shipibo En Espana
Barbes Records
A blast from the past with some of the psychedelic-meets-the-Amazon music once popular in Peru.

Pacifika
Asunción
Sweet
Libertad
Six Degrees Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/pacifika
Peruvian born singer Silvia Kane of Pacifika entrancing sweet voice lives-up to many repeated listenings.

Antonio Carmona
Vengovenenosa
Vengo Venenoso
Universal Music Latina

Artist website: www.antoniocarmona.com.es
New music from Spain,
produced by Gustavo Santaolalla.

Natalia Clavier
Nectar
El Árbol
Eighteenth Street Lounge Music

MySpace: Natalia Clavier
Native Argentinean Natalia Clavier has lived a lifetime of music from music, from Buenos Aires to Barcelona.

Jackson Conti
Sujinho
Xibaba
Mochilla
MySpace: www.myspace.com/eljuri
Jazz from

Cecilia Villar Eljuri
En Paz
Tierras
Mannovill Publishing
MySpace: www.myspace.com/eljuri
Singer/songwriter, Cecilia Villar Eljuri (Vocals, Guitars, Songwriter) was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador and raised in the cultural melting-pot of New York City, NY.

Kassin+2
Futurismo

Samba Machine
MySpace: www.myspace.com/claudiodamatta
Luaka Bop
Kassinhas has produced recordinsg by Marissa Monte and Bebel Gilberto and is known as one of today's most exciting names in Brazilian music.

3 Na Massa
3 Na Massa
Pescadora
Nublu Records
MySpace: 3 Na Massa
New music from Brasil featuring the vocals of Brazilian divas.

Forro in the Dark
Dia De Roda
Sebastião
Nublu Records
MySpace: Forro in the Dark
Artist website: www.forrointhedark.com
New music from four Brasilian musicians living in NYC.

Sarah Ingraham
Human
In This World Together
Sarah Ingraham
New music from world traveller and gazal singer, Sarah Ingraham

Paul McAuliffe - Flutes
Rhythm of the Seasons
Rainforest Dance
MySpace: Paul McAuliffe
Paul McAuliffe plays many different types of flutes including the Native American drone flute, Bamboo traverse flute, Shakuhachi, a 5 foot long PVC pipe flute, Bulgarian Dvoyankaflute, Scandanavian Overtione flute and on "Bright Star" he plays the recently rediscovered, Anasazi flute.

Putumayo
Euro Groove

Toufic Farroukh feat. Jeanne Added: Destins et Désirs

Putumayo Grooves
French singer, Jeanne Added, accompanies Lebonese sax man/jazz composer, Toufic Farroukh.

Chantal Chamandy
Beladi
Feels Like Love

Nine Muse
Artist website: www.chantalchamandy.com
Egyptian singer/songwriter Chantal Chamandy is a native of Egypt and recently gave an outdoors concert accompanied by a symphony orchestra at the Pyramids of Giza, singing on a stage based at the foot of the regal Sphinx.

Jef Stott
Saracen
Medina Stepper
Six Degrees Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/jefstott

Jef Stott is a musical anthropologist, whos studied with master musicians from Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Iran and Turkey and an accomplished musician on several traditional Middle Eastern stringed and percussion instruments.
Artist website: www.myspace.com/jefstott

Pathaan
Tandava

Om Shanti

Sounds True
Pathaan is one of the few UK-based DJs to have truly crossed the dance/world divide. Pathaan has had numerous performances across Europe, in Brazil, and New York.
MySpace: www.myspace.com/pathaan

Putumayo
African Party

Sekouba Bambino: Famou (Guinea)

Putumayo World Music
Sekouba Bambino Diabate was born into a traditional griot family of singers. He was a former member of the Afro-Latin band, Africando and has earned the title, "The National Treasure of Guinea."

Orchestra Baobab
Made in Dakar
Pape Ndaiye
Nonesuch
One of the very first traditional griot songs to be updated sand played by a modern band. This piece shocked and seduced Dakar audiences in 1968. The lyrics pay homage to an old benevolent king of Senegal called Papa Ndaiye Ndene.

Emmanuel Jal
WARchild
WARchild (title track)
Many Rivers to Cross
www.sonic360.com/emmanueljal
MySpace: www.myspace.com/emmanueljal
Songs of redemption from singer/songwriter Emmanuel Jal who are forced into servitude as a war child. Read his story on MySpace.

The Garifuna Women's Project
Umalali
Nibari
Cumbancha
MySpace: Stonetree Records
Artist Website : www.cumbancha.com/albums/umalali/
Umalali is an album of indescribable emotion, strength and beauty. It is an entrancing journey into the heart and soul of a unique and inspiring Garifuna culture.

Victor Démé
Victor Démé
Djôn'maya
MySpace: Victor Deme
Makasound.com
Blues roots music of Victor Dém
é, recorded at Jungle Studio in Burkina Faso and mastered in Paris.

Toumani Diabaté
The Mande Variations
Ismael Drame
www.nonesuch.com
Malian musician, Toumani Diabaté, recorded the first ever solo kora album in 1988 and is recognized as the world's leading Kora player. The Mande Variations is his long-awaited second solo kora recording.
Artist website: www.myspace.com/toumanidiabate

 

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