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Episode #3263

Near Eastern Jazz

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Friday, October 28, 2011

Amir ElSaffar Amir ElSaffar

There's an hour of Near Eastern Jazz for this New Sounds Program.  We'll listen to Iraqi jazz from Amir Elsaffar's Two Rivers Ensemble and Turkish jazz from Okay Temiz & Saffet Gundeger.  Plus, Ethiopian jazz from Mulatu Astatqe, and world jazz from Rabih Abou-Khalil (specifically, "Levant jazz" from areas including Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, and Jordan.)  All that, and more.

PROGRAM # 3263,  Near Eastern Jazz  (First aired on 10/28/2011)                                                             

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Rabih Abou-Khalil

Between Dusk and Dawn

Dusk, excerpt [2:00]

MMP 170886 / Enja
www.enjarecords.com

Amir Elsaffir & Two Rivers Ensemble

Inana

Journey to the Underworld [15:12]

PI Recordings 41
www.pirecordings.com

Mulatu Astatqe

Ethiopiques 4 - Ethio Jazz & Musiques Instrumentale 1969-1974

Yekermo Sew  [4:16]

Buda Musique # 829642
www.budamusique.com

Mahmoud Ahmed  

Ere Mela Mela

Bemen Sebeb Letlash [4:34]

Now reissued as Ethiopiques, Vol. 7, Buda Musique # 829802 www.budamusique.com

Okay Temiz & Saffet Gundeger

Okay Temiz & Saffet Gundeger

Kabak Aga [5:02]

Organic Music OM 5 LP Urspar 1984.  Out of print. 

Rabih Abou-Khalil

Between Dusk and Dawn

Dusk [14:00]

See above.

Amir Elsaffir & Two Rivers Ensemble

Inana

Al-Badia [5:00]

See above.

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