Today we listen to Latvian folk rock group Ilgi. There show was recorded at the Cedar Cultural Center by Chris Dronen and edited by Dan Rein.
During the second hour we listened to music from the latest release from the Accordion Tribe (Allula), music from the Luba-Shankadi of Zaire (fonti musicali), a couple of tracks from Voices of the World (le Chante du Monde), accordion music from Armand Lassagne (harmonia mundi), music from Marrakesh (le Chante du Monde), Native flute player, Kevin Locke (Makoche), Iranian dutar master, Haj Qorban Soleymani (Mahoor), vocal music of the West Flores of Indonesia (Smithsonian), Spanish group La Musgana(Mad River), and we finished with Hungarian group, Vizonto (Pan).
Opening today’s show with a Miriam Makeba retrospective including her vocals with the popular 1950’s South African vocal quartet, The Manhattan Brothers. And many more reasons to be thankful for access to the global music scene !