World Music

Susana di Palma talks about the good fortune that came from her appendicitis, and Kristina plays traditional pieces by Paco de Lucia.

Self-described as "Garage Jazz" but described by others as "A gem ….

 

Clouser spices the All- American vibe of guitarist Bill Frisell with some Jimi Hendrix fire…. 3.5/4" – The Philadelphia Inquirer

" A blistering neo-jazz rock quintet" – The Prague Post

On this episode of Radio Pocho, DJs Miguel Vargas and Brandon AllDay showcases Latino Hip-Hop music producers/beatmakers, and the music they sample to create their art.

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West Hills State School: A troubled past for the Owatonna orphanage
Produced by Dan Greenwood

In 1886, the State-Run School for Dependent and Neglected Children opened in Owatonna, Minnesota. For nearly 60 years the orphanage housed thousands of children, and during the Great Depression, was massively overcrowded. For some, the orphanage provided a safe haven, but for many others, beatings and neglect were commonplace. In this documentary, KFAI producer Dan Greenwood talks with Harvey Ronglien—a former state-schooler who spent his entire childhood at the orphange—to learn about the dark and sordid past of the institution. Since the 1990s, Harvey and his wife Maxine have worked with the city to create a museum honoring the children who lived there. Today the campus at West Hills is on the National Registry as a Historic District. For more information, visit orphanagemuseum.com.

Previewing visits by Nigerian Big Band – Egypt ’80 with Seun Kuti and a rare visit from flamenco guitar virtuoso Paco de Lucia from Espana. Also excerpts of a phone interview with Seun Kuti.

Holy smoke Batman, what a smokin’ show… And so many new sounds in the mix. New releases from Khayo Ben Yahmeen, J Boog, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Céu, 10 Ft. Ganja Plant, Creation Rockers, Mystica Tribe, Subforms & Zizz (on deepindub), Yabass Yabba Radics, Inky Jack (on Dubbhism), Ital Roots Players (remix), Emel Mathlouthi, The Toure/Raichel Collective, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, and still more… And then there was the Beats Antique set…following their radically good show in Minneapolis!


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It’s an all-music program tonight. During the first half of the program, the classic singers of French

“chanson” are featured, with some of the older classics mixed with the not-so-old classics. During the second half, songs both old and new are highlighted, all of them inspired by classical music.


Celebrating Latin Jazz

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