Songs of Substance, Roots & Branches

 

Hosted by Douglas R. Ewart

An eclectic catalog of music, of artist from the African Diaspora and more. As well discuss the artists, their music, history of the music, content of the music and the impact of the artists and their art. Some of the artists that will be presented: Eric Dolphy, Celia Cruz, Yusef Lateef, Los Munequitos de Matanzas, Amiri Baraka, Folk Music of Jamaica, Trinidad and Fela Kuit

Playlist Tracks: 
Ti Ro Ro - Drum Solo One
Album: The Best of Ti RoRo; Label: Rice Records
Eric Dolphy - Jim Crow
Album: Other Aspects; Label: Blue Note
Small Island Pride - Federation
Album: Calypso Awakening; Label: Smithsonian Folkways Recording
The Mystic Revelation of Rastafari - Bongo Man
Album: Groundation Volume One; Label: Dynamic Sound
Celia Cruz - Bravo
Album: Pasion Bolero; Label: Folio
Central African Republic - Song For Thinking
Album: Central African Republic; Label: Auvidis-UNESCO
Central African Republic - Songs For Ancestors Souls
Album: Central African Republic; Label: Auvidis-UNESCO
Fela Kuti - Na Poi
Album: Yellow Fever; Label: Unknown
Yusef Lateef, Roscoe Mitchell, Adam Rudolph, Douglas Ewart - John Brown
Album: Voice Prints; Label: Aarawak, META, AEC & YAL
Los Munequitos De Matanzas - Abacua
Album: Rumba Caliente; Label: Qbadisc
Air Date: 
February 18, 2014

Black History Month 2014 Archives