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The 318th edition of RootsWorld Radio features trad and new folk music from the US, Comoros Islands, England and Cornwall, a little zydeco, some pop music from Ivory Coast, Latin influenced Turkish jazz, Malian acoustic guitar, and a few that defy description from Finland, Belgium and Switzerland. Artists on the show will include Dobet Gnahore, Chris Bathgate, Ayuune Sule, Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp, Alper Tuzcu, Bouobacar Badian Diabate, The English Country Dance Band, Tunto, Buckwheat Zydeco, Claire Goldfarb, Teyr, and Soubi & Mmadi.
Audio courtesy of our partners at RadioFolk.dk


RootsWorld Radio #317 features jazz, folk, roots and popular music from The Tiptons Saxophone Quartet (US), Anna Cinzia Vilani (Italy), Jadsa (Brazil), Bellanova (Italy), Frank London (US), Ballake Sissoko (Mali), Katerina Papadopoulou (Greece), Fratelli Mancuso (Italy), Steve Tilston (UK), and Antonis Antoniou (Cyprus).

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RootsWorld Radio #316 kicks off a little differently, with a live recording of Nina Simone from 1964. From there we head to Ivory Coast, linger in Corsica and Sardinia, head west to Salento and then take a divergent course to Finland. Artists on the program include L'Alba, Elena Ledda, Fely Tchaco, Hector Zazou, The Ilkka Heinonen Trio, Anna Cinzia Villani, Enzo Favata, Tenores Di Bitti and David Reuff.

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On the 315th edition of the program we'll hear Vaev (Denmark), John Hartford, Rebirth Brass Band, Pao Barreto (Colombia), Kiazi Malonga (Congo/USA), Banda (Poland/Spain), Banda Nella Nebbia (Poland), Edmar Casteneda (US/Bolivia), Stella Chiweshe (Zimbabwe), and Vasseyl Yemetz (Ukraine).
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On the 314th edition of the program, we'll feature some interesting collaborations between Afro-Cuban pianist Omar Sosa and artists from Ethiopia and Kenya. We'll also hear some musical, political poetry by Antonis Antoniou from Cyprus; some hot Latin pop from Spanish singer Amparanoia, Brazilian ensemble Luedji Luna; a trio from France, Burkina Faso and Chile called Komasi, contemporary folk by L'Alba from Corsica. Modern dance music from Ikoqwe, originally from Angola, Alostmen from Ghana, David Walters from NYC via Martinique, and a look back on the 1989s in Somalia with 4 Mars.

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RootsWorld Radio #313 includes jazz, folk and popular music from France, Madagascar, Italy, Greece, Yemen via Poland, Persia via Iceland, Ghana, Congo, Portugal, Belgium and more. Artists include The Tania Giannouli Trio, Motus Laevus, Asgeir Asgeirsson, Ayunne Sule, WOR, 3 Ain, Rasm Almashan, Tao Ravao & Vincent Bucher, and Las Lloronas.

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My annual reposting of one of my favorite "turning of the year" programs. All music and no chatter, a celebration of the end and the beginning, with Tim Eriksen, Kitty Brazelton, Waterson-Carthy, Abayudaya Jews from Uganda, Richard Thompson, Andrew Cronshaw, Paris to Kyiv, The Incredible String Band, Nic Jones, Guy Klucevsek & The Bantam Orchestra, Ingrid Karklins and Three Metre Day.

Ambient nature sounds recorded by Cliff Furnald in Claiborne MD, Lempster NH and Block Island, RI. Bells recorded by Oliver Schroer in Compostela de Santiago, Spain, and by Anders Roine in Hedalen, Norway.


RootsWorld Radio #312 includes music from Italy, Mali, UK, US, France, Belgium, Croatia, Hungary, South Africa, Cuba and Nigeria, with a lot of roots, a bit of pop and some jazz. Artists include Djely Tapa, Nahawa Doumbia, Linguamadre, Satellites, Las Lloronas, Bisi+Gavin Hardkiss, Urban Village, Boom Pam, Sexteto Tabala, Dick Dale, Richard Thompson and Slavo Rican Assembly.
Audio courtesy of our partners at RadioFolk.dk


On the 311th edition of RootsWorld Radio, we'll hear from Bipolar Bows (Belgium and France), Ötödik évszak (Hungary), Nahawa Doumbia (Mali), Las Llrona (Belgium), Lo'Jo (France), Nevesta's Voice (Denmark), Linguamadre (Italy/Europe), Madou Sidiki Diabate (Mali), and a live performance from 1974 by Joni Mitchell.
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RootsWorld Radio #308 features music from Ethiopia, the US, Ghana, Cuba, Brazil, China, Spain, Zanzibar, Mongolia, and more. Artists include Rinde Eckert, Trio Son Alvardo, American Patchwork Quartet, Qwanqwa, La Banda Morisca, Nation Beat, Khusugtun, Ayuune Sule, A Moving Sound, and Siti Muharam.
Audio courtesy of our partners at RadioFolk.dk


On the 307th edition of RootsWorld radio, we'll hear jazz, traditional folk and contemporary music of all kinds from England, France, Sweden, Norway, Canada and Senegal. Artists include Emilyn Stam & John David Williams; Bert Jansch, Elle Osborne, Modasaurus, The Rheingans Sisters, Tidiane Thiam, L'Attirail, Shirley Collins, Nation Beat, and Guro Kvifte Nesheim & Mats Eden.
Audio courtesy of our partners at RadioFolk.dk


RootsWorld Radio #306 includes Te Vaka, Dantchev Domain, Sen Svaja, Ladama, American Patchwork Quartet, Spider John Koerner, Nathan Beauregard, Ian A. Anderson. Hildegard von Blingin', Francois Perso Couture and La Banda Morisca.
Audio courtesy of our partners at RadioFolk.dk


RootsWorld Radio #305 rambles about Europe, Africa and the Americas, north and south, with artists Tolouse Lowtrax, Las Anez, Aquarela, Sidiki Camara, Ladama, Bob Dylan, 3'Ain, La Banda Morisca, Dantchev:Domain and Sen Svaja.
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RootsWorld Radio #304 will include Lata Donga (Latvia), Nohe y sus Santos (US), Niqolah Seeva & Hybrid Orchestra (France), Elle Osborne (England), Aja Monet (US), The Golden Gospel Quartet (US), Susanne Lundeng (Norway), Urna Chahar Tugchi, and Kroke (Mongolia/Poland), and Phil Ochs.
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