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Episode #2769

That Groove Thing

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Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Hear some seriously joyful noise on Steven Bernstein’s "Diaspora Suite," where collective interplay, melodic improvising, and guitar wailing combine for something exciting and free. We’ll hear music from "Diaspora Suite," along with the Vancouver-based mainly acoustic Caribbean folktronica of Silvana Kane, a Peruvian born singer, operating as Pacifika. Also, there’s explosive groove and intricate melodic layers from Famoro Dioubaté's Kakande, not to mention lush vocals, flutes, sinewy guitars, cellos and Dioubaté's balafon virtuosity. And much more.

PROGRAM #2769, Global Dance Music (First aired on Wednesday, 2-20-08)





David Krakauer

The Twelve Tribes

As If [3:30]

Label Bleu #6637 ***

Steven Bernstein

Diaspora Suite

Reuben [5:00]

Tzadik #8122

David Krakauer


Turntable Pounding [4:30]

Label Bleu #6677***

Various Artists: Tine

Brazil Classics 7: What’s Happening In Pernambuco?

Cobrinha [5:00]

Luaka Bop #90065**



Estrellas De Miel [3:30]

Six Degrees #1143***



Paya Paya [5:30]

Jumbie #0008*

Various Artists: Cabruera

Brazil Classics 7: What’s Happening In Pernambuco?

Ereltuos Caltos [3:30]

See above.

Steven Bernstein

Diaspora Suite

Judah [7:00]

See above.

Kamikaze Ground Crew


Morning In Bhutan [8:00]

Koch Jazz #7882*

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