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playlist for November 06, 2010
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Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
MySpace: www.myspace.com/oysteinsevag
Windham Hill Records


Dan Carollo
The Communion of Saints
"meditations for acoustic guitar"

To Be A Pilgrim
Artist website: www.celtograss.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/celtograss
Seattle-area acoustic finger style and rhythm guitarist, Dan Carollo is currently living in County Wicklow, Ireland and performs a blend of contemporary and traditional Irish/American tunes.

Al Conti
Northern Seas
The Rainbow Bridge
Artist: www.alconti.net
MySpace: www.myspace.com/alconti
Music based-on Scandinavian myths and legends.

Bill Lesley
Simple Beauty
Lauren Marie
MySpace: www.myspace.com/billaleslie
North Carolina native and environmental journalist, Bill Leslie is an Emmy Award-winning world music artist who has released five albums in recent years. Bill plays guitar, Celtic whistle and piano, he was named "Best New Artist" worldwide by the NAR in 2005.

Peppermoon
Nos Ballades
Nos Ballades

Les Moissons D'Ambre
title track
MySpace: www.myspace.com/peppermoon
Next up we will be hearing the title tracks of two albums from French group, Peppermoon, featuring the lovely vocals of a young chantusse named Iris, guitar by Benoit, and compositions by Pierre Faa.

Moussu T et les Jovents
Putan de Cançon
title track
L'Horloge
Le Chant du Monde
Artist: www.ohaime.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/moussuteleijovents

A new album of engaging Gypsy music from Paris, Ile-de-France.

World Beat Pick of the Month

Balval
la ciel tout nu
Kames?
whaling city sound
MySpace: www.myspace.com/balval

A new album of engaging Gypsy music from Paris, Ile-de-France.

Alex Rossi
Viens par ici
Tutto
MySpace: www.myspace.com/alexrossi

Next up we will be hearing Italian crooner, Alex Rossi with his song, "Tutto."

Axel Krygier
Pesebre
Cucaracha

Crammed
Artist: www.axelk.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/axelkrygier
Axel Krygier, from Buenos Aires, describes the music on his new cd, "Pesebre" as tropical psychobilly.

Sofia Rei Koutsovitis
Sube Azul
Coplera
El Lio

World Village / Harmonia Mundi
Artist:
www.sofiamusic.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/sofiarei
Sofia Rei Koutsovitis is a Buenos Aires native, a singer and composer who fuses South American rhythms with a jazz aesthetic.

Alex Cuba
Alex Cuba
Solo Tu

Caracol Records
Artist: www.alexcuba.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/alexcuba
Singer-songwriter and guitarist, Alex Cuba hails from Artemisa, Cuba but currently resides in British Columbia. We will be hearing couple of tunes from his new self-titled cd, on the Cuban record label Caracol Records.

Depedro
Nubes de Papel
Eternamente
Nat Geo Music
Artist: www.depedro.net
MySpace: www.myspace.com/myspacedepedro
New music from Madrid-based group, Depedro. We will be hearing the song "Eternamente."

Riad Abdel-Gawad
Egypt - Mother of The World
Alchemy
City Hall Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/musicariad
Violinist, Riad Abdel-Gawad has been immersed in a unique guru-based artistic school in Cairo, with lineage to a distinct school of Arab music, and mastering its improvisational practices. He's considered to be one of the finest artists of his generation.

Zein Al-Jundi
Sharrafouni
Ya Habibi
Artist: www.ZeinAl-Jundi.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/zeinaljundi
Zein Al-Jundi was born and raised in Damascus, Syria. She began singing professionally at the early age of five and, over the next 12 years, became a household name on Syria's radio, TV, and concert halls.

Natasha Atlas
Mounqaliba
Lahazat Nashwa
Six Degrees Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/natachaatlasofficial
Anglo-Egyptian singer, Natacha Atlas has spent more than a decade fusing electronic beats with North African and Arabic music, finding links between seemingly disparate musical genres, and exploring new and different sonic settings with like-minded musical collaborators from around the world.

Kavi
Breath of Fire
Everything is Energy
New Earth Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/newearthrecords
MySpace: www.myspace.com/kavihockaday
Kavi plays what he calls "The music of WHAT IS." He says his music is created to go beyond the thinking mind and deep into surrender ... each time he plays he says that feels his heart open wider. Kavi cites a quotation stating that "Breath is the key to unlocking the power on Now."
.. he urges listeners to let go of the ego and to get into NOW and to know oneself as an infinite spiritual being.

Lis Addison
The Grace of the Green Leaf
Brimming Over - EehOh
LisAddison.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/lisaddison
Artist: www.lisaddison.com
KiVo BodyChants by Lis Addison... we will be hearing Brimming Over... EehOh

Michael Joseph
Ten Minutes Over the Wheel
... and other spirit offerings on the dashbord of life

title track
www.mjosephu.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/michaeljosephu
Acoustic guitar and Native American flutes played by 2009, NAMMY Nominated Artist, Michael Joseph Ulery.

Toubab Krewe
TK2
Carnavalito

NatGeo Music
Artist: www.toubabkrewe.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/toubabkrewe
Asheville, NC-based World music fusion group, Toubab Krewe draws special inspiration from African music. Members of the group have lived and studied in Mali, Ivory Coast, and Guinea.

Joan Soriano
El Duque De La Bachata
(The Duke of Bachata)
Amor de niño

IASO Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/joansorianobachata
New music from the Dominican Republic. This double-disc set from IASO Records includes a 52 minute documentary film about Dominican musician Joan Soriano, on DVD, titled "The Duke of Bachata." www.bachatamovie.com

Mauricio Callejas
Mágico
title track
Central World Music
Artist: www.mauriciocallejas.com
Mauricio Callejas Salvadoran Singer-Songwriter
From El Salvador, Mauricio Callejas is a part of a new generation of the "Nueva Cancion Salvadoreña" [Salvadoran New Song] which is a blend of socially conscious songs with contemporary poetry. His lyrics picture the daily life of his people, stories that talk about love and hope, struggle and happiness, secret tales that lay before our eyes.

Mauricio is the founder of centroamericanto.com, a directory of Central American singer-songwriters. In addition, he produces a weekly radio program showcasing Central American music.


Taj Weekes & Adowa
Deidem

Dark Clouds
Artist Charity Foundation website:
They Often Cry Outreach
Artist website:
www.tajandadowa.com
MySpace:
www.myspace.com/tajweekesadowa
Music from the Carribean Island of St. Lucia by roots reggae musicians, Taj Weekes and Adowa.
Singer/songwriter Taj Weekes speaks to the life, love, poverty, faith and the people's spirit of his island country.

Appeal from Taj Weekes for Emergency
Hurricane Tomas Disaster Relief for St. Lucia

St. Lucia's Prime Minister Stephenson King declared a state of emergency yesterday, appealing for international help for St. Lucia's worst national disaster in recent history. Lives have been lost and many more are still missing.

The southern town of Soufriere and its neighbor Fond St. Jacques, near the landmark Pitons, have been hit the worst by the storm and many say the towns resemble a war zone. All roads to the area have been washed out and they are cut off from aid, supplies, electricity and water.

They Often Cry Outreach (TOCO)
St. Lucia Disaster Relief Fund

Charity Foundation website: They Often Cry Outreach

They Often Cry Outreach (TOCO) is a 501(c)(3) U.S.-based not-for-profit organization founded by St. Lucian reggae artist Taj Weekes and is dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged, at-risk and orphaned children in the Caribbean through sports, health and enrichment programs.


Method of Defiance
Jahbulation
Salvation
www.mod-technologies.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/methodofdefiance
Reggae music from a new album by Bill Laswell, Dr Israel, Bernie Worrell, Guy Licata, and Hawk. We will be hearing, "Salvation."

Mystic Roots Band
Cali-Hi
Work to Do (feat. Zion Thompson of the Green)
Stay Positive Productions
MySpace: www.myspace.com/mysticrootsband
Serving up an original style based in reggae, hip-hop, and dancehall (with overtones of rock, funk, and ska).

Chico Mann
Analog Drift
Métele Mano
Wax Poetic Records
Artist: www.chicomann.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/chicomann
Chico Mann has created a musical time machine that simultaneously fuses the sounds of 1970s Afrobeat, 1980s Freestyle and Afro Cuban in a hybrid beast of culture and tone.

Antônio Carlos Jobim - "Tom Jobim"
My Soul Sings
The Great Brazilian Songbook

Trés Apitos
DRG Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/fatherofbossanova
Brazilian composer, arranger, singer, and pianist Antonio Carlos Jobim is also known as Tom Jobim, is a legend of Brazilian music. Jobim's compositions have been performed by countless performers, including João Gilberto, who together with Jobim himself was one of the creators of the bossa nova genre.

Luísa Maita
Lero Lero

Desencabulada
Cumbancha Discovery
Artist: www.Cumbancha.com/luisamaita
MySpace: www.myspace.com/luisamaita
Luísa Maita is from the Brazilian mega-city Sao Paulo. Luísa grew-up surrounded by musicians. Her father Amado Maita, a singer whose one solo album from the 70s is a coveted vinyl collectors named all three daughters after songs by the bossa nova legend Antonio Carlos Jobim.

Mohammed Alidu & the Bizung Family
Land of Fire
Salabe

Black Eye Watching
Artist: www.bizung.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/mohammedalidu
Mohammed Alidu has a way of making drums talk, handed down over dozens of generations of the Bizungs, the hereditary talking drum masters of Northern Ghana...

Khaira Arby
Timbuktu Tarab
Waidio
MySpace: www.myspace.com/khairaarby
New music from Timbuktu, Africa's crossroads of religion and culture. The groups lead vocalist, Khaira Arby sings of work, love, the family, women, and the toll of war... We will be hearing a song that speaks to the anguish of women who ask, "Why in a country of beautiful women do men go to war?"

King Sunny Ade
Bábá mo Túndé
Baba Feran Mi
Mesa Bluemoon Recordings
Artist: www.kingsunnyade.net
MySpace: www.myspace.com/mastersunnyade
King Sunny Adé (Sunday Adeniyi, born 1946) is by far the most popular performer of Nigerian Jùjú music. With his band, King Sunny Ade and His African Beats, King Sunny Ade became an international star across Africa during the mid-1980s, touring and gaining a significant audience in the United States and Europe. He is known as the Minister of Enjoyment. Born to a Nigerian royal family in Ondo, Ade left grammar school to pursue his career, which began with Moses Olaiya's Federal Rhythm Dandies, a highlife band. We will be hearing music from his new cd, titled, "Bábá mo Túndé."

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