Episode #3169

A Weave of Musical Cultures

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Wednesday, February 09, 2011

For this New Sounds, we’ll hear a collaboration between two giants - Bill Frisell and Brazilian singer/songwriter/guitarist/percussionist Vinicius Cantuaria - which melds traditional Latin rhythms with loops and improvisational jazz.  There’s also music from global musician composer/DJ/tabla-playing/producer Karsh Kale.  Plus, hear Afro-Indian sounds from Trilok Gurtu & the Frikyiwa Family who combine south-Malian percussive styles with the rhythmic influences of Gurtu’s Indian heritage.  And much more.

PROGRAM #        3169, Weave of Musical Cultures     (First aired on 2-9-11)                         





Bill Frisell & Vinicius Cantuaria

Lagrimas Mexicanas

El Camino, excerpt [1:00]

E1 Music/Naïve
Available at*, iTunes, and

Susan McKeown & Ensemble Tartit

Sweet Liberty

Oro mhile gra (A thousand times my love) [4:29]

World Village 468029

Dharohar Project, Laura Marling, Mumford & Sons

Dharohar Project, Laura Marling & Mumford & Sons EP

Devil's Spoke / Sneh Ko Marg [6:29]

Digital Only.  Download from, iTunes or

The Sway Machinery, feat. Khaira Arby

House of Friendly Ghosts, Vol. 1

Gawad Teriamou [3:39]

JDub 124

Karsh Kale & Realize, Madras Chamber Orchestra


Letting Go [6:14]

Six Degrees Records 657036 1090

Najma Akhtar & Gary Lucas


Pensif Khayal [5:01]

World Village 450008

Bill Frisell & Vinicius Cantuaria

Lagrimas Mexicanas

El Camino [3:32]

E1 Music/Naïve
Available at*, iTunes, and

Bang on a Can Meets Kyaw Kyaw Naing

Kyaw Kyaw Niang / Bang on a Can Meets Kyaw Kyaw

Ka Pya Chi [4:29]

Cantaloupe CA 21023

Trilok Gurtu & The Frikyiwa Family


Mil-jul [5:22]

Frikyiwa 1763
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Jon Hassell & Farafina

Flash of the Spirit

A Vampire Dances (Symmetry) [4:01]

Intuition/Capitol Records 91186
Out of print, but download from, iTunes or

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