Program #1965

The Bang On A Can Marathon – live recordings from the annual day-long new music marathon at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Part 1 of 5. Performances by Kyaw Kyaw Naing, Wu Man & James Makubuya, Trollstilt, and David Chesworth Ensemble.
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PROGRAM #1965, from the 2001 Bang On A Can Marathon (First aired on Mon. 10/29/01)





Kyaw Kyaw Naing & The Bang On A Can All-Stars

Live, BAM Opera House, 10/28/01

Hsaing Chauk De Maung [3:30]

Tiloun [5:00]

Solo Drum Improvisation [5:00]

Sein Osi [1:30]

Kyaw Kyaw Naing's CD Pat Wang - Magic Drum Circle, of traditional Burmese ensemble music (without the BoaC All-Stars) is on Shanachie Records**, available online at or others*.


Live, BAM Opera House, 10/28/01

Roulette [7:00]

The duo's CD is available online* or get info at

Wu Man & James Makubuya

Live, BAM Opera House, 10/28/01

Improvisations on Chinese and East African songs [12:00]

Info on Wu Man's recordings: (including Chinese Music for Pipa, Nimbus #5368)* She & James Makubuya plan to release an album next year.

David Chesworth Ensemble

Live, BAM Opera House, 10/28/01

Badlands suite, part 3 [5:30]

The CD Badlands is on EMD/Angel Records, # 49684.*

For more info, go to

*Internet sources include,, and the Public Radio Music Source, a buying service for recordings.

**In most better stores; in NY, try J&R on Park Row, Tower Records, Virgin megastore at Times Square, HMV, Other Music on 3rd St., etc.