Posts Tagged ‘Jake Shimabukuro’

playlist #166 (7/18/11)-midsummer music

July 19, 2011

World of Music
Pgm #166 – Midsummer Music
Catch the show on Mondays 3-5pm ET – at 105.9FM in Burlington, VT or online at The Radiator
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Nas with Youssou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry: Wake Up (It’s Africa Calling) / Open Remix http://www.intrahealth.org/open/ (download) – (USA / SENEGAL)
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Soweto Gospel Choir: Pride (In the Name of Love) / In the Name of Love: Africa Celebrates U2 / Shout Factory 826663-10608 – (SOUTH AFRICA)
Chiwoniso: Kurima / Rebel Woman / Cumbancha 8 – (ZIMBABWE)
Freshlygoround: Unite Africa / Tribute to a Reggae Legend / Putumayo 303 – (SOUTH AFRICA)
Bombino: Ahoulaguine Akaline / Agadez / Cumbancha 20 – (NIGER) *NEW* – At Higher Ground on Fri., 7/22 at 8pm*
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Mojarra Eléctrica: Parió La Luna (Deliver the Moon) / Calle 19 / MTM Records 19 – (COLOMBIA)
Cachao: Isora Club (danzón) / Master Sessions Volume I / Crescent Moon 64320 – (CUBA)
Niyaz:  The Hunt / Niyaz / Six Degrees 657036 1110 – (IRAN)
Angham: Omry Maak (My Life with You) / Oriental Beats 2 / Alam El Phan Records 626 – (EGYPT)
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Jake Shimabukuro: While My Guitar Gently Weeps / Jake Shimabukuro live / Hitchhike Records 1109 – (HAWAII, USA)
Easy Star All-Stars featuring Matisyahu: With You Without You / Easy Star’s Lonely Hearta Dub Band / Easy Star Records 21622 – (JAMAICA)
Jon Balke & Amina Alaoui: A la dina dana / Siwan / ECM 2042 – (NORWAY / MOROCCO)
Gilberto Gil: Métafora / Gil Luminoso / drg brazil 3128 – (BRAZIL)
Fishtank Ensemble: Fever / Woman In Sin / Fishtank Ensemble 1003 – (USA) *NEW* – At Nectar’s on 8/3, 11pm
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Orchestra Baobab: Gnawoe / Specialists in all Styles / World Circuit 79685 – (SENEGAL)
Lila Downs: La Iguana / Tree of Life / Narada World 72438-49798 – (MEXICO)
Junie Aranda: Dondo / Paranda / Stonetree 18 – (BELIZE)
Dub is a Weapon: Curva Peligrosa / Vaporized / Harmonized 38 – (NY CITY, USA) *NEW*
The Jolly Boys: Blue Monday / Great Expectation / EOM Records 2134 – (JAMAICA) *NEW*
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Maria Bethânia: Cantigas populares / Pirata / Dobrazil 42514 – (BRAZIL)
Francisco Mela: Nine: Law Days / Melao / Avya 40 – (SPAIN)
Malika Zarra: Mossameeha / Berber Taxi / Motéma 60 – (MOROCCO) *NEW*
Kailash Kher:  Tauba Tauba / Yatra (Nomadic Soul) / Cumbancha 14 – (INDIA)

playlist #124 (8/30/10)-beyond katrina

September 1, 2010
World of Music
Pgm #124 – Remembering the Katrina landfall 5th anniversary
Catch the show on Mondays 3-5pm EDT – at 105.9FM in Burlington, VT or online at The Radiator
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Nas with Youssou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry: Wake Up (It’s Africa Calling) / Open Remix / http://www.intrahealth.org/open/ (download) – (USA / SENEGAL)
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Les Charbonniers de L’Enfer: Diguedin / Wô / La Tribu 7205 – (QUÉBEC, CANADA)
The Rankin Family: Fiddle Medley / The Rankin Family / Capitol Records 99995 – (CAPE BRETON, CANADA)
The Cottars: Young Munro / Feast / Rounder 7068 – (CAPE BRETON, CANADA)
Jambalaya Cajun Band: Les Flammes d’Enfer / Cajun / Putumayo 184 – (N’AWLINS)
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Cedric Watson: Cochon de Lait / Cedric Watson / Valcour Records 4 – (LOUISIANA, USA)
Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie: Bye Bye Mon Nèg / Zydeco / Putumayo 160 – (N’AWLINS)
Theryl “Houseman” de’Clouet: Ain’t No Yachts In The Ghetto / City of Dreams / Rounder 11661 – (N’AWLINS)
Mahalia Jackson: Didn’t It Rain / Gospels, Spirituals & Hymns / Columbia Legacy 65594 – (N’AWLINS)
Professor Longhair: Go To The Mardi Gras / Legends of New Orleans / Blue Marble Music 2 – (N’AWLINS)
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Oswin Chin Behilia: Ata Toni / Liber / Otrabanda Records 10 – (CURAÇAO) *NEW*
Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba featuring Harouna Samake: Torin Torin / I Speak Fula / Out Here Records 1 – (MALI)
Shantel: Fige Ki Ase Me / Disko Partizani / Essay 15 – (GERMANY)
The Lost Fingers: Billie Jean / Lost In The 80s / Sony 88697556082 – (QUÉBEC, CANADA)
Magnifico: Land of Champions / Grand Finale / Avih N/A – (SLOVENIA)
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Ukulélé Club de Paris: Cabo Azulado / Manuia! / EmArcy Records 17741 – (FRANCE)
Amália Rodrigues: Los Piconeros / The Essential Collection / Manteca 59 – (PORTUGAL)
Jake Shimabukuro: Thriller / Live / Hitchhike Records 1109 – (HAWAII, USA)
Sunshiners: Every Kinda People / Sunshiners / BMG 21074 – (OCEANIA)
Trombone Shorty: Hurricane Season / Backatown / Verve Forecast 4194 – (N’AWLINS) *NEW*
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Clifton Chenier: Ti Na Na /Louisiana Gumbo / Putumayo 161 – (N’AWLINS)
Devin Phillips: Wade in The Water / Wade in The Water / http://www.devinphillips.com 2006 – (N’AWLINS)
Kimberly Rivers, aka Black Kold Madina: Trouble The Water / Trouble The Water / http://www.bornhustlerrecords.com 2009 – (N’AWLINS)
Dr. John: Goin’ Back to New Orleans / Goin’ Back to New Orleans / Warner Brothers 26940 – (N’AWLINS)
Poncho Sanchez: Dóndé Va Chichi? / Raise Your Hand / Concord Picante 30149 – (MEXICO/USA)
John Boutté: I’ll Fly Away / New Orleans Brass / Putumayo 270 – (N’AWLINS)



playlist #87 (11/2/2009)-dia de los muertos / day of the dead

November 2, 2009
2009-Nov02-DiaDeLosMuertos
World of Music
Pgm #87 – In the spirit(s) of All Souls Day & Dia de Los Muertos
Listen Mondays 3-5pm EDT  – at 105.9FM in Burlington, VT or online at The Radiator
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Nas with Youssou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry: Wake Up (It’s Africa Calling) / Open Remix / http://www.intrahealth.org/open/ – (download) – (USA / SENEGAL)
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Los Camperos de Valles: El Llorar (The Weeping) / Dancing With the Dead / Ellipsis Arts 4200 – (OAXACA,MEXICO)
Puerto Candelaria: Muerta! (Death!) / Puerta Candelaria / Merlin Studios 2009 – (COLOMBIA) *NEW*
Cyril Smith with Rudy Vallee’s Connecticut Yankees: With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm / The Haunted House / Nimbus 2008 – (ENGLAND)
Lila Downs: La Llorona (The Weeping Woman) / La Sanduga / Narada World 72435 – (MEXICO)
Neville Brothers: Voo Doo / Yellow Moon / A&M Records 5240 – (N’AWLINS)
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Robert Faltus: Black Panthers / Catalan World Music Sampler 2008 / Picap 2008 – (SPAIN)
Marco Calliari: Bella Luna / Marco Calliari / Casa Nostra     N/A – (ITALY / CANADA)
Jake Shimabukuro: Thriller / Live / Hitchhike Records 1109 – (HAWAII) *NEW*
Robert Johnson: Hellhound On My Trail / Hellhound On My Trail / Indigo Records 2017 – (USA)
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Cuadrilla de Don Manuel Mugarra: Son de los Diablos (Song of the Devils) / Lo Mejor de…Ritmo Negro / Peruano Iempesa 1355 – (PERU)
Bob French’s Original Tuxedo Jazz Band with Leon “Kid Chocolate” Brown: St. James Infirmary Blues / New Orleans Brass / Putumayo 270 – (N’AWLINS)
Kermit Ruffins feat. Juanita Brooks: When I Die (You Better Second Line) / Every Day Is A Holiday / Basin Street Records 703 – (N’AWLINS)
Louis Prima: I’ll Die Happy / Capitol Blues Collection Sampler / Capitol 1997 – (USA)
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Fela Kuti: Zombie / Fela Kuti: The Best of the Black President / EMI 3145431972 – (NIGERIA)
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Bishi: Vicious Stories / Nights At The Circus / Gryphon Records 3 – (ENGLAND / INDIA)
Café Tacuba: Esa Noche / RE / WEA 967842 – (ARGENTINA)
Los Hombres Caliente (Bill Summers & Irvin Mayfield): Vodou Hoodoo Babalu / Volume 4: Vodou Dance/  Basin Street Records 204 – (N’AWLINS)
Alejandra Robles: La Bruja (The Witch) / La Morena / AJ Records 1 – (MEXICO)
Papando Moscas: El Esqueleto del Terror (The Skeleton of Terror) / Cabeza de Chorlito! / RGS Music (N/A) – (ARGENTINA)
NG La Banda: La Bruja (The Witch) / The Best of NG La Banda / Metro Blue Music 21391 – (CUBA)
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Googie Rene: The Chiller/  Hip To The Jive 2 / Sonic Scenery    708021 – (USA)
Dinah Shore: The Scene of the Crime / Hip To The Jive 2 / Sonic Scenery 808021 – (USA)
Tony Trischka: The Leatherwing Bat / Territory / Smithsonian Folkways 40169 – (USA)
Alessandra Bellini with I Giullari di Piazza: Canto di Hecate (Song of Hecate) / Divine Divas / Rounder 5071 – (ITALY) – [Hecate, the Greco-Roman goddess, often associated with magic, witches, ghosts, and crossroads]
Paul Metsa: Whistling Past the Graveyard / Whistling Past the Graveyard / Raven Records     93 – (USA)
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Lazaro Ros & Mezcla: Ibanlayé / Cantos / Intuition Music 3080 – (CUBA)
Sonny Landreth: Congo Square / Legends of New Orleans / Blue Marble Music 2 – (N’AWLINS)
Lila Downs: Black Magic Woman / Shake Away / EMI 92437 – (MEXICO)
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playlist #86 (10/26/2009)-poetry and all that global jazz

October 27, 2009
2009-Oct26-RichmondFog
World of Music
Pgm #86 – Poetry, politics and a lot of new music
Listen Mondays 3-5pm EDT  – at 105.9FM in Burlington, VT or online at The Radiator
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Nas with Youssou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry: Wake Up (It’s Africa Calling) / Open Remix / http://www.intrahealth.org/open/ (download) – (USA / SENEGAL)
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The Chalga Band: Ratka Pirata / Ratka Pirata / Arpa 24 – (ITALY / BALKANS)
Jon Balke & Amina Alaoui: Ya Safwati / Siwan / ECM 2042 – (NORWAY / MOROCCO) *NEW*
Tinariwen: Imazeghen N Adagh (Toureg of the Adagh) / Imidiwan: Companions / World Village 468096 – (MALI) *NEW*
Martina Camargo: Me Robaste El Sueño (trad. Tambora style) / Canto, Palo Y Cuero / Chaco World Music 2009 – (COLOMBIA) *NEW*
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Debashish Bhattcharya: Milaap / O Shakuntala! / Riverboat Records 1053 – (INDIA) *NEW*
Vincent Nsengiyumva: Intaramanaguhiga (Be A Hero) / Humura (Don’t Worry) Africa – (self-produced) 2007 – (RWANDA)
Chabuca Granda: Bello Durmiente / Lo Mejor de Chabuca Granda / Repertorio Sono Radio 26040 – (PERU)
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Café Accordion Orchestra: Swing 42 / Le Disque Français DN    44 – (MINNEAPOLIS)
Grace Albert-Gardner & friends: La Soeur (Sister) / PoJazz – Last Days: Live at the Black Door / PoJazz 1 – (MADE IN VERMONT) *NEW – CDs can be purchased online for $10 at:
http://www.digistation.com/AlbumDetails.aspx?albumID=ALB000036245  *
Jake Shimabukuro: While My Guitar Gently Weeps / Live / Hitchike Records 1109 – (HAWAII) *NEW*
Easy Star All-Stars featuring Bunny Rugs & U Roy: Lovely Rita / Easy Star’s Lonely Hearts Dub Band / Easy Star Records 21622 – (JAMAICA)    *NEW*
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B-Side Players: Alegria / Fire In The Youth / Concord Picante 2256 – (LOS ANGELES)
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson: The Liberation Song (Red, Black, Green) / The First Minute Of A New Day / TV    4350 – (USA)
Alpha Yaya Diallo: Politik / Djama / Jericho Beach Music 501 – (GUINEA / CANADA)
Manu Chao: Politik Kills / La Radiolina / Nacional Records 68496 – (SPAIN / FRANCE)
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Kayhan Kalhor & Ali Akbar Moradi: Majnooni-Bedaah-e bar Asaas-e Nagmeh Panj Zarbi & Maqam-e Alwand-avaz / In The Mirror Of The Sky / World Village 468030 – (IRAN)
Razia Said: Ny Alantsika (Nature’s Lament: the trees and animals are crying out to be heard, it’s time to listen) / Zebu Nation / http://www.raziasaid.com 1 – (MADAGASCAR) *NEW – to be released on the Vermont-based Cumbancha Discovery label in February *
The Denver Dub Collective: When Doves Cry / Purple Dub / http://www.emusic.com/album/Denver-Dub-Collective-Purple-Dub-MP3-Download/11585948.html 1 – (DENVER, CO) *NEW*
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Fernanda Porta: Giramundo / Giramundo / Trama 978 – (BRAZIL)
Bambara Trans: Khalouna / Khalouna / http://www.bambaratrans.com 1 – (MOROCCO / FRANCE / QUÉBEC / NOVA SCOTIA)
Dr. John: Now That You Got Me / Creole Moon / Blue Note Records 34591 – (N’AWLINS)
Sonia Bazanta Vides (aka: “Totó La Mompasina”): Fiesta Vieja / La Bodega    Astar Records 1 – (COLOMBIA)
Gipsy Kings: Si Tu Me Quieres / Pasajero / Nonesuch 79959 – (SPAIN)
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playlist #81 (9/14/2009) – under the covers, pt. 3

September 14, 2009
PurpleDub
World of Music
Pgm #81 – Under the Covers, pt. 3 – a revival of our occasional series featuring all world and jazz covers of pop tunes
Listen Mondays 3-5pm EDT  – at 105.9FM in Burlington, VT or online at The Radiator
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Nas with Youssou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry: Wake Up (It’s Africa Calling) / Open Remix / http://www.intrahealth.org/open/ (download) – (USA / SENEGAL)
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Denver Dub Collective (covering Prince): When Doves Cry / Purple Dub / http://www.denverdubcollective.com 2009 – (USA) *NEW*
Easy Star All-Stars featuring Sugar Minott (covering the Beatles): When I’m Sixty-Four / Easy Star’s Lonely Hearts Dub Band / Easy Star Records 21622 – (JAMAICA) *NEW*
Tarrus Riley (covering Sting): King of Pain / Spirits in the Material World-A Reggae Tribute to the Police / Shanachie 45067 – (JAMAICA) *NEW*
Soweto Gospel Choir (covering U2): In the Name of Love / In the Name of Love-Africa Celebrates U2 / Shout! Factory 10608 – (S. AFRICA)
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Sunshiners (covering David Bowie): Modern Love / Sunshiners / BMG Japan 21074 – (OCEANIA)
Seu Jorge (covering Bowie): Rebel Rebel / The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions Featuring Seu Jorge / Hollywood Records 62576 – (BRAZIL)
Oslo Gospel Choir: Vaer Meg Naer (Kumbayah) / Salmeskatt / FX CD 272 – (NORWAY)
Junior Parker & the Jimmy McGriff Orchestra (covering the Beatles): Taxman / Funny How Time Slips Away / LaserLight Blues B000001J12 – (USA)
Mongo Santamaria (covering the Beatles): Daytripper / Jazz Moods: Cha-Cha Party / Concord Picante 5220 – (CUBA)
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Bonerama (covering Led Zeppelin): Ocean / Bringing It Home / http://www.bonerama.net 2007 – (N’AWLINS)
Matt Haimovitz (covering Zeppelin): Kashmir / Goulash! / Oxingale 2007 – (USA)
Steve Blanco Trio (covering Zeppelin): Black Dog / Piano Warrior / Art of Life 1035 – (USA) *NEW*
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Accoules Sax (covering Mr. James Brown): I Feel Good / Fiesta Music / CMD 12597 – (FRANCE)
Mo’ Horizons (covering Percy Mayfield): Hit the Road Jack (Pé na éstrada) / Brazil Remixed / Groove Gravy 1102 – (BRAZIL)
Nat King Cole (remixed by Cut Chemist): Day In Day Out / Nat King Cole RE: Generations / Capitol 2009 – (USA) *NEW*
Rachid Taha (covering The Clash): Rock el Casbah / Tékitoi / Wrass 126 – (ALGERIA/FRANCE)
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The Fabulous Thunderbirds (covering the French original by Louiguy): Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White / Blues Masters, vol. 4: Harmonica Classics / Rhino 71124 – (USA)
Lila Downs (covering the trad. Mexican tune): La Cucaracha / One Blood – Una Sangre / EMI 78049 – (MEXICO)
Magnifico (covering the Animals): Land of Champions (House of the Rising Sun) / Grand Finale AVIH ? – (YUGOSLAVIA)
Kruno (covering Irving Berlin): Puttin’ On the Ritz / Gypsy Jazz Guitar / Gypsy Jazz Distribution 2006002 – (CROATIA/USA)
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Easy Star All-Stars featuring Dr. Israel (covering Pink Floyd): Brain Damage / Dub Side of the Moon / Easy Star Records 21606 – (JAMAICA)
The Bad Plus (covering Pink Floyd): Comfortably Numb / For All I Care / Heads Up 3148 – (USA)
Denver Dub Collective featuring Venus Cruz (covering Prince): Purple Rain / Purple Dub / http://www.denverdubcollective.com 2009 – (USA) *NEW*
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Jake Shimabukuro (covering Chick Corea): Spain / Live / Hitchike Records 1109 – (HAWAII, USA) *NEW*
Klazz Brothers & Cuba Percussion (covering George Bizet): Klazz Meets Cuba / Carmen Cumaba / Sony 93090 – (CUBA)
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sunday: four ‘f’s and a ‘u’

June 22, 2009
Cumbancha World Music

Cumbancha World Music, pre-party

The phrase “world class party” takes on a  whole new dimension of meaning, when you’re talking about a party at the Cumbancha headquarters.

By definition, “cumbancha” means ‘party’ – and that’s about all you need to know to get the scope of yesterday’s gathering.

The occasion? There were actually a few reasons, all of which contributed to the “Four F” theme of the day’s event: Father’s Day, the First day of summer; Fête de la Musique (the international day of music); and,…the fortieth birthday of Cumbancha founder Jacob Edgar. Any one of those excuses occasions (or none at all, actually) would have been reason enough, but with that many great vibes in the air it just had to happen.

It still surprises folks sometimes – even some who live in Vermont, and love world music – to learn that the quiet barn sitting there in the Charlotte countryside is Cumbancha’s offices. The label’s recordings have won top international acclaim and awards, and the artists it represents are from places as far away as Israel, Ivory Coast, Cuba, Peru, and…far beyond. I can tell you that your initial ‘quiet, pastoral’ impression of the place would be turned right around to be inside the place on any given Friday afternoon; hundreds of envelopes being stuffed and mailed, phonecalls often taking place in several different languages, and website and database and library work all being done at the same time. It takes a lot of work to be known on seven continents.

Movement of the People: the Fela Kuti Tribute project

Movement of the People: the Fela Kuti Tribute project (part of the archive in the background)

And the archive! Along with the business office, the barn also houses the combined recording library with Putumayo World Music of thousands of CDs from around the world. I’ve been volunteering and working part-time there for a couple of years now. I  haven’t looked for an ethnic recording yet that I haven’t been able to find, whether it’s from the Seychelles or Comoros Islands; Mali or New Zealand or Nicaragua or anywhere else . Everyone’s in there – it’s amazing.

Jake Shimabukuro

Jake Shimabukuro

So consider that this vast global cultural archive, floor to ceiling lining the interior walls of the barn, served as the backdrop for yesterday’s party: as Vermont’s own Movement of the People: Fela Kuti Tribute band laid down the funky Afrobeat groove for the afternoon, the international potluck table along one wall offered everything from Moroccan cous cous to steamed Bratwurst, to Greek salad and a lot of other colorful dishes I’d have to research to be able to identify, much less pronounce. Best just to try it all and not worry about what to call it. Good plan.

Jake playing an original, koto-inspired work:

Jake playing his original, koto-inspired work "Sakura"

How to follow up an afternoon like that?

The only answer I could come up with was: ukulele concert. So that’s what the evening held, as the four “f”s of the afternoon’s party were followed by the “u” of the evening’s show.

Jake Shimabukuro played at Higher Ground for a couple of hours last night in a charming and energetic set that happily included a generous amount of originals, and – of course – the George Harrison song that made Jake and his fearless ukulele an instant YouTube hit a couple of years ago…While My Guitar Gently Weeps. (Haven’t seen it yet? Over 3 million others have, and this is why. It is extraordinary.)

The ukulele sang sweetly like a koto, in Shimabukuro’s gently cherry blossom-flavored original Sakura, and it twanged along just as flatly in his bluegrassy Orange World. (That’s what happens when a young artist goes on tour with veterans like Bela Fleck and the Flecktones – it has a certain effect.) Shimabukuro has a keen ear for the characteristics that make instruments like the koto or the banjo unique, and his ability to adapt those voices to the ukulele is uncanny.

His technique and artistry on the instrument are unassailable. Likewise with his stage presence: warm and personal, creating a comfortable  environment for the intimate experience of a solo ukulele concert. The original compositions Shimabukuro played were somewhat less successful. Spirited, inspired (a word he uses often, and with good reason) and undoubtedly earnest in their intent,  the repetitive, often mono-dynamic, ‘call and response’ style characterizing many of them leaves some room for maturing and development.

It’s good he has something left to learn in the long career that surely lies ahead. As a 32-year old performer now he’s already done more as a musician than many do in a lifetime.

playlist #75 (6/15/2009)-Great grooves and new tunes

June 15, 2009
World of Music
Pgm #75 – 6/15/09 – Great grooves and new world music
Listen online Mondays 3-5pm EDT at The Radiator
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Nas with Youssou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry: Wake Up (It’s Africa Calling) / Open Remix / http://www.intrahealth.org/open/ (download) – (USA / SENEGAL)’
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Eric Carbonara: The Collective Rot of Burning Beauty / Maidens of Mullik / Nada Sound Studio 2009 – (INDIA/USA)
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Maria de Barros: Djam Crebu Ma N’Ca Ta Frabu / Morabeza / TerreMar Music 2009 – (CAPE VERDE) *NEW*
Gilsmedo: Paz / Cabopop / Harmonia 23972 – (CAPE VERDE)
Olivia Byington: Eu Nunca Fui à Bahia / Olivia Byington / Mandrake 687 – (BRAZIL)
Sarazino: People / Ya Foy! / Cumbancha N/A – (ALGERIA/ECUADOR/CANADA) * NEW – not yet released, coming out in August *
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Ludovic & Kruno: Take the “A” Train / Philadelphie Sur Seine / Gypsy Jazz Distribution: http://www.gypsyjazz.net 2008 – (FRANCE/CROATIA)
Paname Dandies: J’t’ai dans le peau (I’ve Got You In My Skin) / Le Swing de L’Escargot / Volvox Music 703 – (FRANCE) *NEW*
Jimmy Cliff : You Can Get It (If You Really Want It) / The Harder They Come / Mango 162-539-202 – (JAMAICA)
Pistolera: No Suspires (No Sighs) / Siempre Hay Salida / http://www.pistolera.net 2006 – (MEXICO/N.Y. CITY)
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Ivo Papasov & Friends: The Contest / Thracian Rhapsody, vol. 2 / Labor 7028 – (BULGARIA)
Marco Calliari: Bella Luna / Marco Calliari / Casa Nostra (sampler) – (ITALY/CANADA)
Dobet Gnahoré: Ma Poô / Na Afriki / Cumbancha 4 – (IVORY COAST)
Eladio Romero Santos : La Muñeca / Bachata Roja / iASO 3 – (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
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Les Amazones de Guinée: Reine Nyepou / Wamato / Sterns Music 1106 – (GUINÉE)
De Callaos: D’Prestao / Desde Mi Balcón / http://www.decallaos.com 2008 – (SPAIN)
Gertrudis: No Me Mires Más / Gertrudis / Mass Records 50205 – (SPAIN)
Jake Shimabukuro: Let’s Dance / Live / Hitchhike Records 1109 – (USA) *NEW*
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Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu: Galiku / Gurrumul / Skinnyfish Music 80201 – (AUSTRALIA)
The Idan Raichel Project featuring Marta Gómez: Todas las Palabras (All the Words) / Within My Walls / Cumbancha 10 – (ISRAEL/COLOMBIA) *NEW*
Marcel Casellas I La Principal de la Nuit: Ara és Temps / El Club Del BGI / Picap 910686 – (SPAIN)
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playlist #72 (5/25/2009)-memorial day, summertime, and mucho new music

May 25, 2009
World of Music
Pgm #72 – 5/25/09 – Memorial Day with Count Basie, Sammy Kaye, and Count Basie. Listening to international versions of “Summertime”, and lots of new music.
Listen online Mondays 3-5pm EDT at The Radiator
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Nas with Youssou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry: Wake Up (It’s Africa Calling) / Open Remix / www.intrahealth.org/open/ – (download) – (USA / SENEGAL)
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Count Basie & His Orchestra: For the Good of Your Country / I’m Beginning to See the Light / Columbia 14539 – (USA) *MEMORIAL DAY*
Hazmat Modine: Yesterday Morning (“Summertime”) / The Womexizer 07 / Womex 7 – (USA)
Hal McIntyre & His Orchestra featuring Jerry Stuart: This is the Army, Mr. Jones / Remember Pearl Harbor / RCA 63816 – (USA) *MEMORIAL DAY*
Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra: Remember Pearl Harbor / Remember Pearl Harbor / RCA 63816 – (USA) *MEMORIAL DAY*
Gabriel Allegria: Summertime / Nuevo Mundo / Saponegro 2007 – (PERU)
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Cristina Branco: Secret Sensus / Decca 3225 – (PORTUGAL)
Novalima (EarthRise “Bedouin Breakdown” Mix): Se Me Van / Coba Coba Remixed / Cumbancha 11 – (PERU) *NEW (SNEAK PREVIEW) – to be released on 6/16*
Alicia Villareal: Ladron / Soy Lo Prhobido / Universal 440 014 824 – (MEXICO)
Kronos Quartet feat. Ljova: Oh Mother, the Handsome Man Tortures Me (Trad. Iraqi song) / Floodplain / Nonesuch 518349 – (IRAQ/SAN FRANCISCO) *NEW*
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Chen Jie-bing: Eve’s Night / Spirit on Two Strings (vol. 1) / Wind Records 1001 – (CHINA)
East West: Summertime / East West / EW 1080 – (JAPAN/SAN DIEGO) *NEW*
Café Tacuba: El Aparato / Re / WEA 967842 – (MEXICO)
Otra: Con Otra in New Orleans / Todo Pa’La Gente / Otra 2004 – (N’AWLINS)
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Jake Shimabukuro: Spain /Live / Hitchike Records 1109 – (USA) *NEW* – *NEW* – In Burlington on 6/21 at Higher Ground: http://www.highergroundmusic.com
Omara Portuondo & Richard Bona: Drume Negrita / Gracias World Village 479021 – (CUBA) *NEW*
Café de L’Art: Kapaboteakiemata vol. 5 / Eros Music 2952 – (GREECE)
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Pato Banton & The Mystic Roots Band: Niceness / Positive Vibrations / PB 2007 – (UK/JAMAICA) * At the Discover Jazz Festival World Music Tent on Sat. June 13th @ 5: http://www.discoverjazz.com/tickets-eve … ulture.php *
Pink Martini: Tempo Perdido / Hey Eugene! / Heinz Records 3 – (USA) * At the Discover Jazz Festival (Flynn Main Stage) on Sat. June 13th @ 8:
http://www.discoverjazz.com/tickets-eve … artini.php *
Grace Kelly: It Might As Well Be Spring / Mood Changes / Pazz Productions 16 – (USA) * At the Discover Jazz Festival on Sat. June 13th @ 8:30: http://www.discoverjazz.com/tickets-eve … -kelly.php *
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Andy Palacio & The Garifuna Collective: Weyu Lárigi Weyu (Day By Day) / Hear Globally / Cumbancha 91 – (BELIZE) *NEW COLLECTION*
Roswell Rudd & Toumani Diabaté: Sena et Mariam (“Summertime”) / MALICool / Soundscape 3008 – (MALI/USA)
Ofra Haza: Im Nin’ Alu (Trad. Yemenite Song) / Shaday / Sire 25816 – (ISRAEL)
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Danielle Martineau: Le Quadrille des Homards / Les Secrets du Vent / DAMA 401 – (CANADA)
Maria de Barros: Funana Ca Tem Frontera / Morabeza / Sheer Group 2009 – (CAPE VERDE) *NEW*
Gangbé Brass Band: Un été à Vodelée (A Summer in Vodelée) / Assiko / Contre Jour 21 – (BENIN)
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra w/Tex Beneke, Marion Hutton, & The Modernaires: When Johnny Comes Marching Home / Remember Pearl Harbor / RCA 63816 – (USA) *MEMORIAL DAY*
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playlist: #68 (4/20/09)-heading north

April 20, 2009
World of Music
Pgm #68 – 4/20/09 – Sounds from Québec, Somalia, Mexico, Mozambique…
Listen online Mondays 3-5pm EDT at The Radiator]
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Nas with Youssou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry: Wake Up (It’s Africa Calling) / Open Remix / http://www.intrahealth.org/open/ (download) – (USA / SENEGAL)
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Telmary Diaz: Que equivoca’o / A Diario / Dm Ahora! Records 2007 – (CUBA)
Baetúria: Telephone / World Music: Catalan Music / MIDEM sampler 2008 – (SPAIN)
Bole 2 Harlem: Ya Selam / Bole 2 Harlem / Sounds of the Mushroom v.1 – (ETHIOPIA)
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Jake Shimabukuro: Thriller / Live / Hitchhike Records 1109 – (USA) *NEW*
The Puppini Sisters: Spooky / The Rise and Fall of Ruby Woo / Verve 10416 – (USA)
Fela Kuti: Zombie / The Best of the Black President / Universal 3145431972 – (NIGERIA)
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Willie Colón: Willie Whopper / El Malo / Fania 773130029 – (PUERTO RICO)
Lila Downs: El Corrido de Tacha “La Teibolera” / Entre Copa y Copa… / EMI 34248 – (MEXICO)
Mariachi Cobre: El Súchil / Este EsMi Mariachi / Kuckuck 11105 – (MEXICO)
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El Tanbura: Zayy El Nhardah (The Canal Song) / Between the Desert and the Sea / World Village 450002 – (EGYPT) *NEW*
Dobet Gnahoré: Inyembezi zam / Na Afriki / Cumbancha 4 – (IVORY COAST)
Le Vent du Nord: Vive l’amour / Québec / Putumayo 279 – (QUÉBEC)
Chango Spasiuk: La Ponzoña / Pynandí: Los Descalzos / World Village 713 – (ARGENTINA) *NEW*
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The Klezmatics: Moroccan Game / Oasis World No. 4 / Oasis – (USA)
Kadda Cherif: Hadria / Echdek / Djezaïr / Naïve 36911 – (ALGERIA)
Mariza: Toado do desengano (Song of Disillusion) / Transparente / EMI 77646 – (PORTUGAL)
Eco Del Sur: Vasija de Barro / Latin American Roots / http://www.ecodelsur.com 2006 – (CHILE/COLOMBIA/ECUADOR)
Los Hermanos: Paquetá (Package) / 4 / Sony 8287617292 – (BRAZIL)
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Pink Martini: Tempo Perdido / Hey Eugene! / Heinz Records 3 – (USA) * Featured at the Discover Jazz Festival, June 13th @ 8pm – http://www.discoverjazz.com
Culture Musical Club: Muziki Ni Kazi Yetu (Music Is Our Domain) / Shine! / World Village 468080 – (TANZANIA) *NEW*
Nation Beat: A Onde Tem Cerveja / Tem Mulher / Legends Of The Preacher / Modiba 7 – (USA)
Nation Beat: I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry / Legends Of The Preacher / Modiba 7 – (USA)
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K’Naan: Take a Minute / Troubadour / A&M 12478 – (SOMALIA) *NEW*
Tricot Machine: Une Histoire de Mitaines (A Story About Mittens) / Tricot Machine / Boite 2 – (CANADA)
Stewart Sukuma: Kadivaé Mõnõ / Mozambique Relief / Naxos World 76019 – (MOZAMBIQUE)
Black Uhuru: Trouble / Iron Storm / Mesa 79035 – (JAMAICA)
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la musique québecois

April 20, 2009

2009-apr20-quebeccd1Returned to Burlington from Québec City this afternoon with about 10 minutes to spare before the start of the show…perfect! Today we’ll hear music from the province (including Le Vent du Nord and Tricot Machine) and from Dobet Gnahoré’s Na Afriki, following her outstanding performance on Sat. night at the Palais Montcalm. Somali hip-hopper K’Naan’s new release Troubadour offers some thoughtful insights into life in that country, and ukulele phenom Jake Shimabukuro puts his own stylish spin on Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” from the new live recording. Listen to “World of Music” online (Mondays, 3-5pm) or at 105.9FM in Burlington, VT.


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