Memories of Nisswa-Stämman, as the Scandinavian music festival among the pines in the Brainerd Lakes area heads into its tenth year.
Flukt: Flukt (Spill; 2L) ASI Spelmanslag: Snoa av Kalle Almlöf (Siljan to the USA; American Swedish Institute)
Finn Hall: Karjalan Katjuusa (Reflections/Muistelmia; self-produced)
Draupner: Tattoo av Görgen Antonsson (Arvet; Caprice)
Following DN!‘s report on the massacre of protestors in Peru – GB opens with music from Peru. Then the mix of upcoming and listenable tunes from Doug’s current rotation. Also the new Zap Mama Vieux Farka Toure’.
Jay Epstein dropped by to talk about Easy Company, his new CD with Anthony Cox and Bill Carrothers. New music from Akiko Tsuruga and Rick Germanson, and a few tunes from artists appearing at the Twin Cities Jazz Festival.