Episode #2686

World Music and Then Some

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Sunday, June 21, 2009

For this New Sounds, we'll hear from Nawal, a singer from the Comoros Islands, whose acoustic-accompanied songs and trance-inducing chants draw from her Sufi heritage and Indian Ocean island rhythms. Also, guitarist and singer Tcheka plays an alluring hybrid of traditional Cape Verdean music and sun-kissed jazz. His second album, Nu Monda, won him the prestigious Radio France International “World Music Prize.” Plus, there's music from the Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio, a global cast of immigrant musicians based in Rome, and more.

PROGRAM #2686, Immigrant Music (First aired on Monday, 6/11/07)





L'Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio


AoGi [4:00]

Self #AP 001**
OR www.orchestradi


Nu Monda

Kre Ka Nha [5:00]

Times Square #1804 ** www.timessquare

Jack De Johnette & Foday Musa Suso

Music From the Hearts of the Masters

Ancient Techno [6:30]

Golden Beans #1112

L'Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio


Moon Suite [9:00]

See above.



Aman [8:00]

Nawal #KWE 01307

L'Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio


Suite Nindali [7:30]

See above.


Cancion mandala

Para Navegar [3:30]

Chonta #006

Comments [1]

Charles Lukoba from Newark, NJ

Learnt of Nawal music of the Comoros from your radio program. Program number 2686.I'll try and find out more about her work and probably start a collection. Thank you.

Jun. 22 2009 12:14 AM

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