Opening today's show with sounds of Paris — with a bossa nova & a folk swing. Paris is also known for its links to African nations – so I go to a very recent release from Senegalese mbalax artist, Youssou N'dour. After an extended set from N'dour I play a brand new release from a French jazz combo covering some American classics. In recent weeks I have been playing vocalists from North Africa and continue with tracks from Souad Massi's first release; Massi is an Algerian ex-pat living in France.
Two Peters, a Bobby, a Mike, an Al, a Ray. Meet a Cheetah, a flock of Bouncing Birds, a Lost Bull. Take time out of your busy day to smell the pretty little forest flowers planted along your path. (603)