World Music

Pizza in a Tijuana Taxi, and other sounds from the MUZAK Corp.

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Hawaiian Slack Key Generations: George Kahumoku Jr & Keoki Kahumoku

Tarik & Steely get deep with an all-night set of funk & soul 45’s, starting with an hour of records from Louisiana… features Bo Jr, Hank Herb, Ernest Thomas, Willie Tee, Eddie Bo, Eldridge Holmes, Dell Ingrid, Maurice McKinney, Louis Villery, Rodger Collins & more…

This program presents music from Venezuela, music from Mexico (including a few “sones huastecos”) and a few examples of traditional Spaniard music. The literature segment presents poetry readings by Nati Mistral.

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Today’s edition of African Rhythms featured music from Congolese Belgian hip hop artist Baloji collaborating with Konono No. 1 and Amp Fiddler, Eritrean reggae from the Asmara All Stars, soul jazz from American vibraphone hero Roy Ayers and so much more…

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No easy-listening this week. Kristina jumps with both feet deep into the jondo pool,bringing up seguiriyas, tonas, deblas, and martinetes for a show dedicated to the beginning students at Anda Flamenco School.

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Checkalo! Tonight is the debut of one of new our monthly DJs, Mr. Terrell Webb. The set list is Hot Spicy Chidos, with that Tapatio…

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Live from Minnesota presents…

Malamanya at the Cedar Cultural Center
Produced by Daniel Zamow

Malamanya is a Minneapolis-based band that blends orginal songwriting with traditional rhythms and melodies of Cuba, Central and South America. Acoustic-driven dance rhythms celebrate salsa and samba, and draw on organic forms of the past. Band members include: Adriana Rimpel (lead vocals), Jason Marks (trumpet), Jesse Marks (percussion/bell), Luis Ortega (percussion/congas), Tony Schriner (ppright bass/guitar) and Trevor May (tres/guitar). For more information on the band, go to malamanya.com. Produced for KFAI by Daniel Zamzow.

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Opening with a set of Ana Moura fado tunes from her recent visit. Then a trip to Brasil for some Carnaval tunes over the years on Ash Wednesday.

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