A special program entirely dedicated to Violeta Parra, the great Chilean songwriter, folklorist, ethnomusicologist and icon of the Latin American New Song Movement. The program presents well-known and not-so-well-known songs composed and/or rescued by Violeta —interpreted by herself and other important Latin American interpreters.
2 hours of globetrotting with Brad and Deborah. Featuring tracks from Aar Maanta (Somalia/UK), Fanga (France), Djelimady Tounkara & the Rail Band (Mali), Nico Gomez & his Afro Percussion, Inc. (Belgium/Netherlands), and Seu Jorge (Brazil).
The Return of Wain McFarlane & Friends in Another Configuration of Jahz.
All I can say is Wain McFarlane is truly a talented musical genius! Listen to this show and don't forget, this group has never played together before. Every number was done on the fly orchestrated by Maestro McFarlane.
Another ton of new stuff tonight, and a whole lot of classics as well. Starting out with the cool new Dark Side of the Mood from Kukan-dUb-Lagan, followed by the Sin Señal / No Signal EP from Lata and mildtape. Also new: “High Plains Drifter – The Upsetters from the archive (on Pressure Sounds); plus new Marty Dread, Irie Sol, Princess Anla, Elihu and more. Classics from Bob Marley, The Techniques,Winston Jarrett, Jackie Mittoo, Prince Far-I and others…