April 2014 Global Beat Archives

4/2/2014 Global Beat

First day of Spring Pledge Drive; joining Doug were Dale Loomer, J. Otis Powell, and near the end Charlie Sugnet. HIghlights include previews of upcoming performances in-town by David Broza, Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars, Paris Combo, and a review of Meklit Hadero’s third visit to Mpls. All sandwiched between some fine pledge rapping to kick it off. Check it out and don’t forget to renew or become a KFAI listener-member for the first time !

4/9/2014 Global Beat

Week One of the KFAI Spring Pledge Drive… go to www.kfai.org OR call the KFAI phone line to commit your support to community radio in the Twin Cities !

4/16/2014 Global Beat

After two weeks of pledge drivin’ fundraising — its all about the music… more of the global variety and no fun-drai-sing.

4/23/2014 Global Beat

Opening this week, a set of African Islamic & Christian music, first from an ex-Algerian singer living in France and on to the Sudan bridging No. & So. Muslim & Christian – acoustic, classic jazz, and more. On down the road, I also feature some Tango & Fado before moving on to Salsa, and the voice of recently departed Cheo Feliciano. Before the end of the show – I squeeze in a long track from the new Caetano Veloso release and end with a Mingus original – the ‘Original Faubus Fables’.

4/30/2014 Global Beat

Opening 3 song tribute to Charles Mingus; followed by a Cedric Watson tune, a single fado track, some Mideast popular songs, and a preview of Eugene, OR.-based reggae group, Sol Seed, coming to Mpls. in May. Also a preview of Israeli pianist Idan Raichel coming to St. Paul soon… all leading to Canadian Juno Award-winning guitarist Jesse Cook, he and his band will be in Mpls. Sat. nite at the Pantages Theater. He calls in for an interview in anticipation of his impending visit !