World Music

On today’s show: warm sounds from Hindi Zahra (Morocco/Paris), Sam Mangwana (Congo), Mighty Diamonds (Kingston), Kamatana (Kenya) and Blitz the Ambassador (Ghana/NYC) along with a steel drum-fueled Trinidadian mix with Black Truth Rhythm Band, Steel an’ Skin and the Esso Trinidad Steelband’s cover of a Jackson Five song produced by Van Dyke Parks…

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Join us for a festival of Romeras and Caracoles!

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PB & The Jam

This is one INCREDIBLE group. They jammed the night away and the icing on the cake I'd say was the DJ. He was more than just a DJ although he did have an actual vinyl disc but there was a kaoscillator or some other thingy that added to the flavor.

1960-With the help of Morris Day and the Time Machine we travel back to the 60s to explore some of our favorite tunes from the 60s.

Jazz Singer Sophia Shorai
Produced by Daniel Zamzow

Sophia Shorai was born in Zimbabwe and raised in Minneapolis. A classically trained pianist, she began exploring jazz in her early teens, learning vocalese from her trumpet-playing father. Sophia performs regularly at the Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis, and in other venues across the Twin Cities. In addition to singing, she has done voice work for national television commercials, as well as television and motion pictures. This concert was recorded April 28, at the Red Stag Supperclub in Northeast Minneapolis. With Tanner Taylor on keyboard.

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More from the Mediterranean… ending in Brasil — inverse order from last week.

Quite a mix of cool new sounds… Starting off with the excellent new African Head Charge “Voodoo of the Godsent” album from ON-U Sound. This was followed by new music from Dub for Light (on Dan Dada), Illuminati Congo, Keera Rootz (with Asante Amen), Eljai, Jahlix, Liquid Stranger, and more.

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It’s an all-music program tonight. We start with songs about stars:David Bowie, Bo Derek, Elvis-from a new selection from Radio France Internationale. An eclectic mix from past and present completes the program.

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