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playlist #73 (6/1/2009)-Festival previews, jazz poetry, new world music

June 2, 2009
World of Music
Pgm #73 – 6/1/09 – Previews of the Discover Jazz and Waterfront Festivals; classic jazz poetry, 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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Jack Kerouac: History of Bop / Readings on the Beat Generation / WordBeat 90044 – (USA)
Will Bernard w/Andy Hess, John Medeski & Stanton Moore: Gonzo / Blue Plate Special / Palmetto 2008 – (USA) * At the Discover Jazz Festival on Tue. 6/9, 10pm: * http://www.discoverjazz.com/tickets-eve … ernard.php *
The Funkees: Akula Owu Onyeara (Don’t Beat the Madman) / Nigeria Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Nigerian Blues, 1970-1976 / Sound Way 9 – (NIGERIA)
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Utia: Danza Ritual / Eterno Navegar / World Village 498024 – (BRAZIL)
Kronos Quartet: Tanburi Cemil Bey / Floodplain / Nonesuch 518349 – (SAN FRANCISCO/TURKEY) *NEW*
Buddy Guy featuring Eric Clapton: Every Time I Sing The Blues / Skindeep / Silvertone 734316 – (USA) * At the Burlington Waterfront Festival w/Bettye Lavette on Thu. 7/9: http://celebratechamplain.org/content/view/175/123/ *
Langston Hughes: The Story of the Blues / The Voice of Langston Hughes / Smithsonian Folkways 47001 – (USA)
Tiris: El Leil, El Leil (The night, the night) / Sandtracks / Sandblast 1 – (MALI)
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Anat Cohen & The Anzic Orchestra: Cry Me A River / Noir / Anzic 1201 – (USA/ISRAEL) * Opening the Discover Jazz Festival this Friday night w/Esperanza Spalding: http://www.discoverjazz.com/tickets-eve … alding.php *
Esperanza Spalding: Ponta de Areia / Esperanza / Heads Up Int’l 3140 – (USA/BRAZIL)
Blue Asia: La Yeu Cua Tung Yeu-Samba de Janeiro / Hotel Vietnam / King Record Co. 961 – (JAPAN)
Sarazino: Ecos de Radio Iguana / Ya Foy! / Cumbancha Discovery / (N/A) – (ALGERIA/MONTREAL) * NEW – preview: to be released in August *
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The Baileys: Rocky Road to Dublin / A Song For Ireland / Toucan Cove 1105 – (IRELAND) *NEW*
Alicia Villareal: Insensible A Ti / Orgullo de Mujer / Universal B0006605 – (MEXICO)
Oreka Tx with Mongolian musicians: Lauhazka / Nomadak Tx / World Village 469085 – (SPAIN/MONGOLIA/MOROCCO) *NEW*
Pato Banton & The Mystic Roots Band: Stay Positive / 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 *
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Anat Cohen: J Blues / Notes From the Village / Anzic 1302 – (USA/ISRAEL) / * Opening the Discover Jazz Festival this Friday night w/Esperanza Spalding:
http://www.discoverjazz.com/tickets-eve … alding.php *
Hayden Carruth: “Sure” Said Benny Goodman / Hayden Carruth, A Listener’s Guide / Copper Canyon Press 3 – (USA)
The Russ Spiegel Orchestra: Number One / Transplants / Ruzztone Music 1001 – (USA) *NEW*
Johnny Mercer: Strip Polka / Those Were Our Songs / Capitol 535774 – (USA)
Sandra Sandia: La Marisol / Sandra Sandia / http://www.sandrasandia.com 2008 – (USA)
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Kimi Djabaté: Fatu / Karam / Cumbancha Discovery – (GUINEA-BISSAU) * NEW – preview: to be released in July *
Constance Amiot: L’étourderie / Fairytale / Tôt Ou Tard 2007 – (FRANCE)
Al Young: Lester Leaps In / In Their Own Voices / WordBeat 72408 – (USA)
Grace Kelly: I’ll Remember April / Mood Changes / PAZZ 16 – (USA) * At the Discover Jazz Festival on Tue. 6/9, at 8:30pm: http://www.discoverjazz.com/tickets-eve … ekelly.php *
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playlist #67 (4/13/09)-gospel grooves

April 14, 2009
World of Music
Pgm #67 – 4/13/09 – Gospel around the Globe for Easter week
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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London Community Gospel Choir: Jesus is Alive / Live / One Voice Records 2005 – (UK)
Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Ain’t No Grave Hold My Body Down / This Train / Proper Box Records 1304 – (USA)
Soweto Gospel Choir: This Little Light of Mine / Live at the Nelson Mandela Theatre / Shanachie 66042 – (S. AFRICA)
Oslo Gospel Choir: Vaer Meg Naer (Kumbayaa) / Salmeskatt / FXCD 272 – (NORWAY)
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Oreka Tx: Saapmi (Sound is Movement) / Nömadak Tx / World Village 468085 – (SPAIN / MONGOLIA)
Los Vecinos: Que Te Parece Cholito /P’Aqui, P’Alla / Category Seven Records 82 – (N’AWLINS)
Omara Portuondo & Jorge Drexler: Gracias / Gracias / World Village 479021 – (CUBA)
Finjan: Dancing on Water / A Jewish Odyssey / Putumayo 182 – (CANADA)
Maya Angelou: Phenomenal Woman / A Century of Recorded Poetry / Word Beat 72408 – (USA) * April is National Poetry Month – Happy Birthday, Maya Angelou! (b.4/4/1928) *
Junie Aranda: Chülütu Gárada Nu (I Received a Letter) / Paranda / Stonetree 18 – (BELIZE)
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Peter Tosh: Equal Rights / Equal Rights / Columbia 34670 – (JAMAICA)
Guelel Kumba with narrator John Sinclair: Njulli (Fulani Journey) / Afrissippi / Electric Catfish Records 11 – (SENGAL / MAURITANIA)
Meira Asher: Tiring Night / Spears Into Hooks / Cram 5 – (ISRAEL)
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Willie Colón: El Brujo / El Malo vol. II / Lone Wolf Records 804 – (PUERTO RICO)
Emilie-Claire Barlow: The Very Thought Of You / O Pato (The Duck) / EMG 443 – (CANADA)
Lu Colombo & Maurizio Geri Swingtet: Holidays Feeling / L’Uovo di Colombo / Trimurti Records 1 – (ITALY)
dunkelbunt: The Chocolate Butterfly / Morgenlandfahrt / Womex sampler, 2007 – (AUSTRIA)
Manel Camp: Suite de Primavera: Abril / Tornassol / Midem sampler, 2008 – (SPAIN)
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Shruti Sadolikar: Raga Bhairavi / Shruti Sadolikar / Nimbus 5346 – (INDIA)
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I Muvrini: Per Amore / Alma / EMI0 3401762 – (CORSICA)
Rosa Passos: Que Reste-t-Il de nos Amours? / Amorosa / Sony 92068 – (BRAZIL)
Pedro Luis Ferrer: Congo Vegeteriana / Rústico / Escondida 6507 – (CUBA)
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Manu Dibango: Soul Makossa / Lion of Africa / Global Mix Media 1 – (CAMEROON)
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Tuva and beyond

April 5, 2009

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Sunday morning here, watching the melting spring snow fall off the trees in heavy clumps. Listening to new music and getting ready for tomorrow’s World of Music show on the Radiator…we’ll check out ‘Alash’ – the Tuvan throat singers who came to Bennington last weekend. A new recording from World Village takes us on a journey with the Basque group Oreka Tx, they went to Mongolia with traditional Spanish percussion instruments and played with native musicians to amazing effect.2009-apr6-alash2

We’ll get into some vintage Gil Gilberto (circa 1971 when he was channeling Cream, and Traffic) and listen to new releases by Cuba’s Omara Portuondo, Somali hip-hopper K’Naan, and the godfather of Jamaican dub, Lee “Scratch” Perry.

Listen to “World of Music” online (tomorrow, 3-5pm) or at 105.9FM in Burlington, VT.


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