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Remembering the artist Daniel Kaniess 1955-2012

Guest selector Nico McCoy joins Steely for a heavyweight session of Exotic Beats from Soundtracks, Library Recordings, and dusty forgotten Jazz LPs… featuring Adrian Younge, Karl Hector & The Malcouns, The Pink Jones Orchestra, John Barry, Jean Jacques Perrey, Shankar Family, Gary Pacific Orchestra, Charles Earland, The Jeff Wayne Space Shuttle, Gary Bartz NTU Troop and more…

In celebration of the upcoming International Workers’ Day and “El día del niño” (celebrated in Mexico on April 30), this program presents music about labor, workers, children and childhood.

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Jamaica became an independent country in 1962 and for the past 50 years has been an international musical powerhouse, moving from ska to rock steady to reggae, roots and dancehall and beyond. General Moses (Legends of Ska) joined Brad Wrolstad on this week’s African Rhythms for a two hour survey of the evolution of Jamaican music featuring cuts from Prince Buster, Derrick Morgan, Alton Ellis, The Ethiopians, Desmond Dekker, Freddie McGregor, Black Uhuru, Jacob Miller and a host of others.

Some of Paco’s most virtuosic flamenco playing, and some amazing inside information from Susana di Palma on the feat of finally getting Zorro onto the stage.

This week we have DJs Miguel Vargas, Terrell Lamar, and birthday spoken word artist, Rodrigo Sanchez Chavarria…

Live from Minnesota presents…

Toki Wright’s FADERS mixtape release at the Fine Line
Produced by Peter Frey

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