World Music

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



Today during the first hour we listened to music of the Nyckleharpa Orchestra, recorded live at the Nordic Roots Festival 2001. Recording engineer was Chris Dronen and edited by Dan Rein

In the second hour we listened to an interview with Sarah Plum, violin and viola professor at Drake University.

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