Posts Tagged ‘Triplets of Belleville’

playlist #76 (6/22/2009)-new jazz & world tunes

June 22, 2009
World of Music
Pgm #76 – 6/22/09 – featuring Mamane Barka and his ancient instrument, the 5-string harp called the “biram”
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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Mamane Barka: Wo Kuru / Introducing Mamane Barka / World Music Network INTRO 114 – (NIGER) *NEW*
Ojos de Brujos: Sultanas de Merkaillo / Techarí / Diquela Records 5 – (SPAIN)
Lenny Bruce: Psycopathia Sexuales / Burlesque / Glab!! Records 2 – (USA)
Allen Toussaint: St. James Infirmary / The Bright Mississippi / Nonesuch 480380 – (N’AWLINS) *NEW*
Adriana Maciel featuring Moska: Tô (You) / Poeira Leve / Deckdisc 22031 – (BRAZIL)
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El Tanbura: Shoft Toshy / Between The Desert and The Sea / World Village 450002 – (EGYPT) *NEW*
Béatrice Bonifassi & Benôit Charest: Belleville Rendez-Vous (Demo) / The Triplets of Belleville film soundtrack / Higher Octave Soundtracks 96811 – (FRANCE)
Marimba á Tun Tun: Morena Hermosa / Nicaragua Presente! / Rounder 11564 – (NICARAGUA)
Vieux Farka Touré (remixed by Fabian Alsultany): Courage / UFOs Over Bamako / Modiba 5 – (MALI)
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Aceituna sin hueso: Para La Libertad / Cuba: La Canta a Serrat / ZunZún Cuba 999 – (CUBA)
Arúan Ortiz Trio: Invisible / Arúan Ortiz Trio vol. 1 / Ayva Music 33 – (SPAIN)
Giorgio Conte: Balla Con Me (Dance With Me) / Italia / Putumayo 290 – (ITALY) *NEW*
Hüsnü Şenlendirici: Şina Nari / The Joy of the Clarinet / Doublemoon 30 – (TURKEY)
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The Crash: Big Ass Love / Come hear. Finland. / Kukko (demo) – (FINLAND)
Glaz: Run / Ar Gest / Déclic Communication 334 – (IRELAND)
High Tone (DJ Click remix): Bad Weather / Labesse / No Fridge 4 – (INDIA/UK)
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Jimmy Cliff : Many Rivers to Cross / Ultimate Collection / Hip-O 314 546 727 – (JAMAICA)
Kandia Kouyate: Kandali / Kita Kan / Sterns Africa 1088 – (MALI)
Amos Hoffman: I Met You / Evolution / RazDaz 4606 – (ISRAEL)
Terrakaft: Tahra A Issasnanane / Akh Issudar / World Village 469084 – (WESTERN SAHARA)
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Harry Manx: Afghani Raga / Mantras for Madmen / Dog My Cat Records 13982 – (INDIA)
Lora Chiorah-Dye and Sukutai: Chemtengure / Safarini in Transit: Music of African Immigrants / Smithsonian Folkways 40457 – (ZIMBABWE)
Souad Massi: Ilham / World Music Produced in France Compilation / Bureau Export 2005 – (ALGERIA)
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Badar Ali Khan: Love / Lost in Qawwali III / Media Creature Music 3 – (PAKISTAN)
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Waves Band: Nou Devwar / Only a Dream / Kelele Records 31003 – (SEYCHELLES ISLANDS)
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BDJ Festival, day 5: queen city hot club

June 10, 2009
Burlington's new Queen City Hot Club

Burlington's new Queen City Hot Club: (from left to right) Jim Stout, Jim McCuen & Jared Volpe

The buzz got around just before the start of this year’s Jazz Festival, there’s a new group in town: the Queen City Hot Club.

Every good music community needs a Hot Club, I think, and for a place that supports jazz like Vermont does we were overdue.

There are a couple of very fine groups in town already who play from that genre, the Will Patton Ensemble and Mike Martin & Trio Gusto have been around for more than a decade, playing and recording repertoire that ranges from gypsy and country swing to bluegrass and Brazilian sambas. A classy, entertaining mix from some truly great musicians.

The Queen City Hot Club’s style is centered squarely in Paris, c. 1935. As they swung through classics like All of Me, Moonlight in Vermont (of course!) and Lady Be Good yesterday on Burlington’s Church Street Marketplace, I thought of some of my other favorite Hot Club/gypsy swing recordings.  A few of them are below, in no special order. (Except you have to at least start at the source with Django and Stephane. After that – explore, have fun, find the group that suits your style – and don’t forget to dance!)


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