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Vieux Farka Toure and Idan Raichel: In Studio

Friday, April 13, 2012

A chance meeting in Spain between Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Toure and Israeli pianist/composer Idan Raichel led to one of this year’s most surprising and infectious world music releases. Now, they bring their blend of West African, Middle Eastern, Caribbean, and rock sounds to our New York studio for a live performance.  

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In Studio: Jayme Stone

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

For Canada's Jayme Stone, the banjo isn't just an American folk instrument, it's a world folk instrument. On his latest album, Room of Wonders, the banjo virtuoso plays music from West Africa, the Balkans, Scandinavia and Brazil-- even Bach. Stone and his band join us today to play live.

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A New World Music Order

Monday, August 30, 2010

As usual, the best World Music is not on the pop charts.

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