Posts Tagged ‘Jorge Drexler’

playlist #160 (5/23/11)-random handful of tunes

May 23, 2011

World of Music
Pgm #160 – Random selection of new recordings we’ve received recently, artists playing at this year’s Discover Jazz Festival, and a preview of tomorrow night’s concert in Burlington with Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars.
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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Lubo & Kaba Horo: Abre / Contrabanda / http://www.luboalexandrov.com 2010 – (BULGARIA / CANADA)
The Burning Bush: Russian Shers / Yiddish, Klezmer & Sephardic Music / ARC Music 2332 – (UK) *NEW*
La Banda del Pepo: A Mil Besos (To a Thousand Kisses) / Tanto por Hacer / Galileo 11 – (SPAIN)
Hot 8 Brass Band: Sexual Healing / Tru Thoughts / Digital-only release 2009 – (N’AWLINS)
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José el Chatarra: Lola Mentos / De Chatarra…Corazón / Lolailo Productions 2010 – (SPAIN)
Makám Ensemble featuring Szilvia Bognár: Lily of the Valley / Best of Fonō Records / Fonō Records 2000 – (HUNGARY)
Red Stick Ramblers: Tes Parents ve Veulent Plus me Voir (Your Parents Don’t Want to See Me Anymore) / Made in the Shade / Sugar Hill Records 4038 – (USA)
Yam Yam: Bahama Mama / Eatdubafrobeat-The Big Chill Recordings / Factor 21 – (UK)
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Celia Cruz: Dos Dias en la Vida (Two Days in Life) / Siempre Vivré / Sony Discos 84132 – (CUBA)
The Jolly Boys: Perfect Day / Great Expectation / Geejam 2134 – (JAMAICA) *NEW*
Cuong Vu Quartet: En Se Ne / Agogic / T&C 1 – (USA) *NEW*
Dobet Gnahoré: Inyembezi zam (My Tears) / Na Afriki / Cumbancha 4 – IVORY COAST)
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Henri Texier: Santa Mana / Bagad Men Ha Tan / Naïve 3271 – (BRITTANY)
Jorge Drexler: Tres Mil Millones de Latidos / Amar La Trama / WEA 256468335 – (URUGUAY)
Les Amazones de Guinée: Wamato / Wamato / Sterns Music 1106 – (GUINEA)
Dengue Fever: Only a Friend / Cannibal Courtship / Fantasy 32622 – (USA) *NEW*
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars: Jah Come Down / Rise & Shine / Cumbancha 18 – (SIERRA LEONE) * At Higher Ground tomorrow – http://www.highergroundmusic.com *
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Les Doigts de L’Homme: Les Doigts dans La Prise / Les Doigts dans La Prise / Cristal Records 2008 – (FRANCE)
Flamingo Star: Django’s Dub / I Wouldn’t Wait No Longer / peacelounge recordings 17 – (DENMARK)
Samir & Sanghamitra Chatterjee: Ei Jibaner Mahanander / Guru Pranam-The Eternal Songs of Sri Chinmoy / Chhandyan Productions 15 – (INDIA)
Toumast: Maraou Oran/ Ishumar / Real World 50999502436 – (NIGER)
Martina Camargo: La Luna Hermosa / Canto, Palo y Cuero / Chico World Music 2009 – (COLOMBIA)
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Ray Barretto: Bruca Maniguá / Energy To Burn / Fania Records 773130457 – (USA / PUERTO RICO)
Cheb Mami: Rani Maàk El Youm / Meli Meli / Mondo Melodia 186850007 – (ALGERIA)
Andy Palacio & The Garifuna Collective: Águyuha Nidúheñu (My People Have Moved On) / Wátina / Cumbancha 3 – (BELIZE)

playlist #103 (2/22/2010)-black history month

February 22, 2010
World of Music
Pgm #103 – Black History month with the sounds of Africa, change, and revolution
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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Chuck Bernstein: Kindred Spirits / Delta Berimbau Blues / CMB Records 102844 – (USA)
Nikki Giovanni: A Greater Love of God and Country / In Philadelphia / Collectables 6508 – (USA)
Mahalia Jackson: I’m Going to Wait Until My Change Comes / Amazing Grace / MCA 20489 – (USA)
Keb Mo’: America The Beautiful / Yes We Can / Hidden Beach Recordings 70 – (USA)
Guelel Kumba featuring John Sinclair: Njulli (Fulani Journey) / Afrissippi: Fulani Journey / Knock Down South 11 – (SENEGAL / USA)
Gil Scott-Heron: Me & The Devil / I’m New Here / XL Recordings 471 – (USA) *NEW*
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Andy Palacio & the Garifuna Collective: Amuñegü (In Times to Come) / Wátina / Cumbancha 3 – (BELIZE)
Chabuca Granda: Callecita Encendida / Lo Mejor de Chabuca Granda / CD-DIS 26040 – (PERU)
Chiwoniso: Rebel Woman / Rebel Woman / Cumbancha 8 – (ZIMBABWE)
Gil Scott-Heron: New York is Killing Me / I’m New Here / XL Recordings 471 – (USA) *NEW*
Les Amazones de Guinée: Demembalou / Wamato / Sterns Music 1106 – (GUINEA)
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Perú Negro: Taita Guaranguito / Jolgorio / Times Square Records 9035 – (PERU)
Black Uhuru: Freedom Fighter / Now / Mesa Bluemoon Recordings 79021 – (JAMAICA)
Nina Simone: Revolution (Parts 1 & 2) / Forever Young, Gifted and Black / RCA 74413 – (USA)
Nas: America / Nas / Def Jam 115050 – (USA)
Marvin Gaye: Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) / What’s Going On / Motown 3746353392 – (USA)
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Mahotella Queens: Masibambaneni / Mahotella Queens / Label Bleu 2571 – (SOUTH AFRICA)
Madagascar Slim: Take Me Home / Good Life Good Living / MS 901 – (MADAGASCAR)
Novalima: Chinchiví / Afro / Mr. Bongo Classic Recording 41 – (PERU)
Sly & The Family Stone: Poet / There’s A Riot Goin’ On / Epic Legacy 82876759112 – (USA)
Ram: Marassa Elu / The Rough Guide to the Music of Haiti / Rough Guide 1067 – (HAITI)
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Rokia Traoré: Sara / Bowmboï / Nonesuch 79852 – (MALI) *Coming to the Flynn Main Stage on 4/18*
Ali Farka Toure: Okatagouna / Ali Farka Toure / SonoDisc 8448 – (MALI)
Langston Hughes: The Weary Blues / The Voice of Langston Hughes / Smithsonian Folkways 47001 – (USA)
Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars: Tamagbondorsu (The Rich Mock the Poor) / Rise & Shine / Cumbancha 18 – (SIERRA LEONE) *NEW – coming out on March 23rd *
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Marva Wright: Change is Gonna Come / After the Levees Broke / AIM 5015 – (N’AWLINS)
Omara Portuondo featuring Jorge Drexler: Gracias / Gracias / World Village 479021 – (CUBA)

playlist #92 (12/7/2009)-year-end 2009 review

December 11, 2009
World of Music
Pgm #92 – Reviewing some of 2009’s top world recordings
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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Ska Cubano: Istanbul (Not Constantinople) / Ay Caramba! / Cumbancha 1 – (CUBA)
Pistolera: No Suspires (No Sighs) / Siempre Hay Salida / http://www.pistolera.net 2006 – (NY CITY)
Tchavolo Schmitt: Antsela /French Essentials / BurexJazz 5 – (FRANCE)
Abdul Aziz Al Mubarek: Bitgoolila / Abdul Aziz Al Mubarek / GlobeStyle Records 23 – (SUDAN)
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Telmary Diaz: Que Equivoca’o / A Diario / DM Ahora Records 3 – (CUBA)
Béaturia: Teléphone / MIDEM Sampler / http://www.picap.cat 2008 – (SPAIN)
Bole 2 Harlem: Ya Selam / Volume 1 / Sounds of the Mushroom v.1 – (ETHIOPIA)
Shruti Sadolikar: Raga Bhairavi / Shruti Sadolikar / Nimbus 5346 – (INDIA)
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Easy Star All-Stars featuring Sugar Minott: When I’m Sixty-Four / Easy Star’s Lonely Hearts Dub Band / Easy Star Records 21622 – (JAMAICA)
Los Fabulosos Cadillacs: Arde Buenos Aires / Lo Esencial Los Fabulosos Cadillacs / norte  706443 – (ARGENTINA)
Rokia Traoré: Tounka / Tchamantché / Universal 530 785 – (MALI)
Klazz Brothers & Cuba Percussion: Mambozart (on Mozart’s Symphony #40) / Classic Meets Cuba / Sony 93090 – (CUBA)
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Chango Spasiuk: Alvear Orilla, Estancia Santa Maria, Tío Marcos, La Ratonera / Pynandí / World Village 468083 – (ARGENTINA) *2009 release*
Tinariwen: Lulla / Imadiwan: Companions / World Village 468096 – (MALI) *2009 release*
Willie Colón: Cuando Me Muera / El Malo vol. II / Lone Wolf Records 804 – (CUBA) *2009 release*
Angelique Kidjo: Zelie / Oyo / N/A *DEMO* – (BENIN) * preview – coming out in 2010 *
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Debashish Bhattcharya: Milaap / O Shakuntala! / Riverboat Records 1053 – (INDIA) *2009 release*
K’Naan: Take a Minute / Troubadour / A&M Octone / 12478 – (SOMALIA) *2009 release*
Oumou Sangare: Kounadya / Seya / Nonesuch 519650 – (MALI) *2009 release* – Grammy nominee, Best Contemporary World Music Album
Syran Mbenza & Ensemble: Rumba Kongo / Zozo Visi / Immortal Franco: Africa’s Unrivaled Guitar Legend / Riverboat Records 1050 – (CONGO) *2009 release*
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Jon Balke & Amina Alaoui: A la Dina Dana / Siwan / ECM 2042 – (NORWAY / MOROCCO) *2009 release*
Les Léopards: D’Leau Coco (Coconut Milk) / Tumbélé: Biguine, Afro and Latin Sounds from the French Caribbean, 1963-74 / Soundway 17 – (MARTINIQUE) *2009 release*
Mamane Barka: Wo Kuru / Introduucing Mamane Barka / World Music Network 114 – (NIGER) *2009 release*
Kailash Kher & Kailasa: Kaise Main Kahoon (How Do I Say It?) / Yatra (Nomadic Souls) / Cumbancha 14 – (INDIA) *2009 release*
Omara Portuondo featuring Jorge Drexler: Gracias / Gracias / World Village 479021 – (CUBA) *2009 release* – Latin Grammy winner, Best Traditional Tropical Album
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…and listen for more new 2009 world releases in the next show!


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