Blasts off with killer old-school funk, then a set from Stax and Motown Records. Later we hear a brand new track from the group Quadron out of Copenhagen, before a hunk of funky jazz. Finally a Brazilian set and modern afrobeat to send us off into the night…
Tonight’s program features an interview with Jacques Audiard, film director of Le Prophete, winner of the Cannes Film Festival Palmes d’Or. Leading actor, Tahar Rahim, and scenarist, Thomas Bidegain join the discussion of the gripping prison drama.
Amig@s, unfortunately the recording program of today’s show didn’t set one hour ahead its clock. The first 30 minutes of the recording on this page are the last 30 minutes of today’s “Encuentro”.
The first 60 minutes of today’s “Encuentro” can be found in the last 60 minutes of the recording of the preceding program:http://www.kfai.org/node/26688
The first ½ hour of this program consists of a small retrospective of the puertorriqueño composer Rafael Hernández, “El Jibarito,” (1891-1965). The second ½ hour presents two folk Argentinean genres: “Malambo” and “Chacarera”. The last ½ hour includes music from Uruguay and the last 12 minutes contain the reading of a few texts by the Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano.
Today we had an interview with Irish Accordionist Paddy O’Brien about his group Chulrua. During the second hour Hosmer librarian Roy Woodstrom interviewed Dan Rein about Iranian music, with live music on setar, Kurdish tanbur, and Torbat-e Jam dutar.
A special to Dr. Jeanette Robinson in Dayton OH for her phoned in health tips for the Songs of Praise Audience. Also, thanks to all who phoned in thier birthdays, whereas to help make the birthday celebration successful. Thanks to the callers from NY and Jackson Ms for phoning in thier birthdays as they listened online to live streaming on kfai.org.