Global Beat

Jumping borders of language, culture and heritage, Doug Cain brings music from around the globe - with occasional commentary on events and issues. You can get a hold of him thru e-mail at < >.

Recent Playlists

7/23/2014 Global Beat
7/16/2014 Global Beat

A special segment in today's first hour with local musician Sarah Larsson of the Nightingale Trio, featuring a range of Balkan & Slavic vocal harmonies – her group will be performing the weeken

7/9/2014 Global Beat

Opening the show with the Budos Band, and offered tickets to their show at the Fine Line Thursday evening, tying them into the Afrobeat sound from W. African elders.

7/2/2014 Global Beat

Lots of Cuba today ! From two Buena Vista Club All Stars to two new groups, one playing at the Dakota this evening. After that set, two songs from the Chicha Libre cd “Sonido Amazonico”, just in town last weekend at the Cedar. Viva La Independencia !

6/25/2014 Global Beat

Mais musicas brasilieras nessa programa do radio! Even more Brazilian music, old & new — celebrating this month of Futbol, every four years. The host nation Brazil brings a lot to the table musically, com certeza !

6/18/2014 Global Beat

A phenomenal ukelele performance opens today’s program. Also more from Espana, especially a new performer I just discovered recently and then a sample of Tim Sparks’ new release. By the end of the program we are reveling in Brazilian music culture again.

6/11/2014 Global Beat

Starting today’s show on the Gulf side of Central America, with the Women’s Garifuna Collective, jumping to Malagasy group Tarika, then some salsa from Africa and Nueva York !

6/4/2014 Global Beat

Almost the entire two hours spent in America Latina — disfruta las variedades de Venezuela, Cuba, y Brasil! Today’s program ends with two new tracks from local brass ensembles – Black Market Brass & the Derobe Brass Band – released on Secret Stash Records.

5/28/2014 Global Beat

A tribute to Paco de Lucia and Sun Ra — and then a tribute to Maya Angelou, with Ella Fitzgerald & Miriam Makeba. Ending today’s show with Orquestra Baobab & classic early Manu Dibango.

5/21/2014 Global Beat

Inspired by guitarist Ottmar Liebert and just back from the solo concert of Tony Hauser at St. Thomas last weekend, guitars continue to vibrate.

Wednesday, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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