Episode #3003

New Sounds Live with Vernon Reid

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Friday, November 13, 2009

From the New Sounds Live concerts at the World Financial Center, listen to the world premiere of "Artificial Afrika," a multimedia work commissioned by WNYC and created by electric guitarist and composer Vernon Reid. Featuring spoken word artist/throat singer Akim Funk Buddha, DJ Logic, and turntablist/percussionist Leon Lamont, the completed work, years in the making, was unveiled for the first time this past October.

PROGRAM #3003, NS Live with Vernon Reid (First aired on Fri. 11-13-09)





Vernon Reid, Akim Funk Buddha, DJ Logic, and Leon Lamont

New Sounds Live @ World Financial Center, Oct. 24, 2009

Artificial Afrika: excerpts [51:00]

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