Wax, Grit, & Soul. That’s what’s in our bag tonight… featuring the sounds of Arthur Prysock, Nina Simone, The Nite-Liters, Unlimited Four, Soul Partners, Chet “Poison” Ivey, Hindal Butts, Charles Whitehead, Little Johnny Taylor, Sam Cooke, Garnet Mimms & many more…
This program presents Boleros, Paco de Lucia (revisited), cumbias (with a Huichol touch) and tangos. The literature segment presents the last part of the 1977 talk by Jorge Luis Borges on “La divina comedia”.
Music from Rob (Ghana, ’70s), Witch (Zambia, ’70s), I.K. Dairo (Nigeria, ’90s) and Karantamba (The Gambia, ’80s) was mixed with contemporary efforts from Chicha Libre, Congo Sanchez, Afrolicious and others on today’s African Rhythms.
The Cory Wong Quartet performs at the Artists’ Quarter Jazz Club in downtown St. Paul. The band features Cory Wong, Kevin Gastonguay, Andy Schuster and Zach Schmid. Songs in this segment include “Pougkeepsie,” “Flee” and “One/October Snow.”
On tonight’s program, we feature songs, both old and new, that were based on classical works. Following those songs, we continue with a pot pourri of songs from the past and the present. As usual, there will be announcements of French films currently playing, plus news of events interesting to French speakers and those interested in things French.