Program kindly hosted by Carla Hagen and Eve MacLeish. Gilberto deeply appreciates the fact that Carla and Eve dedicated this program to the memory of Doña María Dolores Valle, his mother, who passed away on Sunday, September 14.
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.