Today’s show features some of our favorite music released this past year. Enjoy phenomenal selections from Canada, Senegal, South Africa, Mali, Western Sahara, Peru, Madagascar, Chile, USA, England and beyond. Explore musical expressions that demand our attention.
Razia is a musician and activist who spends much of her time raising global awareness of the rapid deforestation going on in her homeland. Razia and her group provide a message of unity and urgency throughout this dynamic recording, rooted in a variety of the musical styles found within Madagascar.
Across a set of fifteen tracks, Beautiful Nubia and the Roots Renaissance Band carve out an impressive selection of songs that balance folk and soul music in a natural way with great instrumentation. Segun Akinlolu is a talented bandleader and his group put in a great shift on this CD.
Enjoy a fine selection of music from Italy, Canada, Guinea, Western Sahara, Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Armenia, Spain and beyond. Variety and diversity in abundance.
Listen to an hour of music from India, England, Thailand, Iran, Turkey, Italy, Senegal, Mali, Colombia, USA and beyond. A global selection of sounds and expressions.