Starts with a Bob Marley birthday celebration including a dub version from the brand new “In Dub, Vol. 1” release. Later we hear new tracks from Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings and Shawn Lee & Bei Bei. Nice blend of soul, jazz, funk & doo wop rounds off the night…
I Just Dropped From the Sky
Host Rajib Bahar presents Bangladeshi music plus interviews Carol Byrne Engebretsen of the Minnesota International Center. Rajib will also interview rising Bangladeshi singer Suzana Ansar about her music and her career.
The first ½ hour is mainly dedicated to the great Arsenio Rodríguez, from Cuba. The second ½ hour consists of music dedicated to a great Latin American city, Buenos Aires. The last ½ hour includes music from Peru, “Marineras limeñas”. The last 6 minutes of the program contain the reading of a small chronicle (“las tortas de Armando”) written by the Mexican Artemio de Valle Arizpe.
A very special thanks to everyone who took the time to call in and Make requests. I enjoy pleasing the listening community and am looking forwards to interfacing personally with many of the listeners in the very near future.