Starts with vintage raw funk including Syl Johnson Willie West. Then brand new Contemporary Funk Jazz from The Jive Turkeys, 6ix Toys, Milano Jazz Dance Combo, Grupo Fantasma, Minneapolis-native Jose James. Late night features new Franck Biyong Massak, plus selections from Lagos Disco Inferno Next Stop… Soweto Vol. 2.
Tonight’s program remembers D Day, June 6, 194 , when Allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy in a push to end Nazi occupation of Europe. Olaf and Caryl welcome Louise Dillery, who was a young girl living in Paris then who witnessed the Liberation of Paris..
The first ½ hour of today’s program consists of Andean music with two major interpreters: Ernesto Cavour and Raymond Thevenot. The second ½ hour presents some Portuguese Fados and a couple of examples of music from Al-Andalus and the Sephardic tradition. The last ½ hour includes music from Mexico and the last 15 minutes present a text by the Mexican writer Vicente Leñero read by Leñero himself.