October 2015 Global Beat Archives

A disc called "A Foreign Sound" opens today's show featuring Caetano Veloso from Brasil.  Then a quick review of Vieux Farka Toure' who played The Dakota this past week.  Another taste of Mauritania from the recently deceased Mariem Hassan followed by two songs from a new release by another singer born in Mauritania but raised in Senegal, Daby Toure'.  Another taste of Mali from Kasse Mady Diabate's latest and a few renditions from Angelique Kidjo's tribute to her root influences, Oyo.  Today's episode wraps up with a reggae Dylan tribute track and two Sami songs from Mari Boine, and a clas

Global Beat kicks it off today with Grupo Fantasma and some excellent Latin "sabor" from this fine Tejano big band.  Then some tango from various sources, Lila Downs' latest release, and a review of some recent shows at The Cedar, and a couple previews of upcoming artists slated to visit soon !