3/21/2007 Global Beat

 

Special feature was the Soweto Gospel Choir and sample tracks from all three of their recent Shanachie releases... _Voices from Heaven_ , _Blessed_ , and _African Spirit_ . The group returns to Mpls. this Thursday (3/22) at the State Theater after winning the Grammy for *Best Traditional World Music* release in 2006 (for Blessed).

Playlist Tracks: 
Soweto Gospel Choir - Many Rivers to Cross (medley)
Album: Voices From Heaven; Label: Shanachie
Soweto Gospel Choir - Shosholoza
Album: African Spirit; Label: Shanachie
Soweto Gospel Choir - Swing Down
Album: Blessed; Label: Shanachie
King Sunny Ade - Ori Mmi Maje N'te (medley)
Album: Gems from the Classic Years 1967-1974; Label: Shanachie
Cheb Balowski - Paloma
Album: Barcelona Zona Bastarda; Label: Organic
Miki-Lez Manu Chao - People Dance
Album: Barcelona Zona Bastarda; Label: Organic
Funk Empire - Introfunk
Album: Barcelona Zona Bastarda; Label: Organic
Antibalas - Sanctuary
Album: Security; Label: Anti.Inc
Soweto Gospel Choir - Mbube
Album: Blessed; Label:
Soweto Gospel Choir - Rivers of Babylon
Album: African Spirit; Label:
Soweto Gospel Choir - World In Union
Album: African Spirit; Label:
Soweto Gospel Choir - Malaika
Album: Voices From Heaven; Label:
Soweto Gospel Choir - African Dream
Album: Voices from Heaven; Label:
Angelique Kidjo - Ae Ae
Album: Djin Djin; Label: Razor Tie
Angelique Kidjo - Djin Djin
Album: Djin Djin; Label: Razor Tie
Mpambara - Rio de Oro
Album: Rio de Oro; Label: local indie - demo
Angelique Kidjo - Ominira
Album: Black Ivory Soul; Label: Columbia
Angelique Kidjo - Tombo
Album: Aye'; Label: Mango
Angelique Kidjo - Tumba
Album: Black Ivory Soul; Label: Columbia
Baaba Maal - Minuit
Album: Baaba Maal DVD; Label: Palm Pictures
Program: 
Air Date: 
March 21, 2007