World Music

Tonight was our annual All Jamaican special in memory of my late father-in-law Robert. And what a list of great reggae artists and groups: Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Lee Perry, Cornell Campbell, Burning Spear, Marcia Griffiths, Derrick Morgan, Toots & The Maytals, Alton Ellis, The Congos, The Abyssinians, Bim Sherman, and many more…

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Selections from the Latin Grammy stars; Peace Music shared between Venezuela Colombia; and a musical preview of the musical: The Heights!

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Here’s the deal: tons of new music hit stores this week. It was hard not to play all the highlights, but we only have three hours, and lots of artists coming to town and other news to share. So stream the archive around a half-hour in to the show, and listen for the long list of the best of this week’s new stuff. What we heard: Willie Murphy, Pieta Brown, Fela Kuti, and a lot more.

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Two cranes and a case of lubricant.

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This week’s KC session kicks off with a potent shot of soul gospel dusty rhythm blues. Later we hear new material from Breakestra, Chris Joss, Lord Newborn The Magic Skulls, and The Stance Brothers out of funky Finland. We also check in with the red hot soundtrack/score to the brand new film Black Dynamite released by Waxpoetics. Get down!

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Louise and Caryl bring you a mixture of old and new songs from France and French-speaking countries.

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Canciones Latino Americanas acerca de, e inpiradas en, pájaros. Música de Brasil, con un énfasis particular en la obra de Vinícius de Moraes y Baden Powell. Viejos romances españoles y canciones de la tradición judía Sefardita.

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Today we had an interview with local guitarist, Bobby E.

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