Global Percussion Music from America

Some of the most well-respected players in world music are featured on this edition of New Sounds. Hear music from the soundtrack to "Pulse - a Stomp Odyssey," featuring the acclaimed group of percussive performers best-known for their hit off-Broadway show; selections from Stewart Copeland's 1985 disc The Rhythmatist; and Mickey Hart's celebrated Latin-meets-African disc Planet Drum, among other selections.

PROGRAM #2124 American Percussion Music With A Global Accent (First aired on 2/20/03)





Stomp, et al

Pulse - A Stomp Odyssey

Beat Box [1:30]
Khoi San: Xiao Tshao [1:30]

Six Degrees #10842**

Mickey Hart

Planet Drum

Jewe [4:00]

Rykodisc #10206**
OR available for purchase at*

Stewart Copeland

The Rhythmatist

Brazzaville [4:00]

A& M #5084, probably out of print, but* may have used copies

Stomp, et al

Pulse - A Stomp Odyssey

Khoi San/ Mr. Bill And Mr. Ben Remix: Xiao Tshao [5:00]

See above.

Blue Man Group


PVC IV [4:30]

Blue Man Group / Virgin #48613,

Stomp, et al

Pulse - A Stomp Odyssey

Carlinhos Brown and Timabalada: Candyall Beat [1:30]
STOMP: Rooftop [1:00]
Khoi San: Tsweretswere [1:00]
STOMP: Stomp House [1:30]

See above.

Various Artists

Apocalypse Now Redux (soundtrack)

Carmine Coppola Francis Coppola, Mickey Hart with Richard Beggs:Clean's Death [2:00]

Nonesuch #79644**

OR available for purchase at*

Rhythm Devils

The Apocalypse Now Sessions

Compound [3:30]
Trenches [4:00]

Rykodisc #10109**
available for purchase at*

Stomp, et al

Pulse - A Stomp Odyssey

Mellan Keralan Procession [2:00]

See above.


Tataku, The Best Of Kodo, Vol II

Shake Shake [6:00]

Red Ink/Warner Bros #13914
OR available for purchase at*

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