July 2015 Global Beat Archives

Today's program opens with new releases from Novalima & Tierra Libre (from Peru & Cuba respectively), and a track from the Spanish Harlem Orquesta.  Then a couple creole jewels from Cedric Watson of Louisiana. Also time for the Italian crooner, Paolo Conte — and a set from Kobo Town, Toronto-based Trinidadian Kaiso wordsmith's band, recorded live at The Cedar.  Winding down the program with Peter Tosh, Charles Mingus & Hugh Masekela.

A wide ranging program today, loosely based on languages.  Opening with Latin sounds from Argentina, Peru, & Cuba — other cultural representatives pass through.  Female representation from Buffy Sainte-Marie, Angelique Kidjo, Stella Chiweshe, and Kine Lam round it out.  African countries featured in the second hour include Zimbabwe, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Mali, & Senegal — winding in up with Italian star, Paolo Conte.

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Virtually the whole show, today is focussed on Africa, as Doug returns to the dj chair to highlight great sounds and themes.  Countries featured include Cameroun, Egypt-Nubia, Nigeria, Angola, Zimbabwe, Benin, Cote-d'Ivoire, and South Africa. 

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