Today we listened to music from past Nordic Roots Festivals at the Cedar Cultural Center. We heard live tracks from Vasen, Ellika Frisell with Bruce Molsky, Annbjorg Lien, Matts Eden with Tina Quartey, and Hoven Droven. We also heard and interview with Murat of the Turkish group Baba Zula and tracks from their Kokler-Roots recording (Double Moon Records). During the second hour we talked with John Wright of Lehto and Wright and heard tracks from their latest recording Between the Jigs and the Reels (New Folk Records). We closed out with a live track from South Indian Singer S. Sowmya.
Following up on the Abigail Washburn Sparrow Quartet show we hear highlights from their latest release to open the program. Voices of other women around the world leads into a tribute to Georgette Pfannkuch, KFAI host of Bonjour MN. who just left this plane for the next.