Sounds that twist and turn. Music from Colombia, Brazil, USA, Lebanon, France, Nigeria, Togo, Netherlands, Mali, and beyond.
The cool aesthetic of Bandakadabra is immediately evident by their matching black suits with white shirts and skinny black ties. Dubbed an “Urban Brass Band,” this ensemble from Torino, Italy sets their sights on all sorts of brass music, from ragtime and jazz to Balkan, rocksteady, and Latin on their rousing live recording, Entomology.
Terrestrial vibrations. Music from Ethiopia, Haiti, Switzerland, Ghana, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, USA, Peru, Wales, Mauritania, and beyond.
The pulse of Earth. Music from Mali, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe, Cuba, Uruguay, Peru, Algeria, Corsica, and beyond.
Today’s show features a special mix presented by Akenataa Hammagaadji of First World Music. Music from Italy, France, Australia, Bulgaria, Tibet, Vietnam, Peru, Brazil, USA, South Africa, Guinea, French Antilles, and beyond.