Global Beat, KFAI 01/27/10

Lots of new music today! – including a funky track from Guzheng* player Bei Bei and producer Shawn Lee, a new cut from the phenomenal Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba from Mali, and a new track from one of my favorite contemporary singers: Buika, a jazzy flamenco vocal genius working with the Cuban jazz titan Chucho Valdes. Plenty of other good music as well, new and old. The show sounds great when streamed through your computer to a set of large speakers and it is available for two weeks at the KFAI site where you can find the complete playlist as well (posted here too, after the break).

*(that’s a 2,000 year old set of Chinese strings)

(image source: This Isn’t Happiness)

Bei Bei & Shawn Lee – Hot Thursday
album: Into The Wind; label: Ubiquity

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba – Jamana Bediya
album: I Speak Fula; label: Out Here

Havana Cultura Band with Mayra Caridad Valdes – Roforofo Fight
album: Havana Cultura; label: Brownswood

Som Tres – Homenagem a Mongo
album: Som Tres; label: Odeon

Mônica Salmaso – Dançapé
album: Voadeira; label: Blue Jackel

Cimarons – Take Heed
album: On The Rock; label: Vulcan

Elizabeth Fraser – Moses
album: Moses EP; label: Rough Trade

Claude Engel – Relentissimo
album: 99% Pop; label: Telemusic

Buika & Chucho Valdes – Soledad
album: El Ultimo Trago; label: WEA International

Baaba Maal – Canteloupe
album: Television; label: Palm

Gnossas Pedro et ses Dadjes – Dadje Von o Von Non
album: Legends of Benin; label: Analog Africa

Alan Hawkshaw – Beat Me ‘Til I’m Blue
album: Mo’ Hawk; label: RPM

Céu – Malemôlencia
album: Live Sessions EP; label: Six Degrees

Quantic & His Combo Barbaro – Un Canto a mi Tierra
album: Tradition In Transition; label: Tru Thoughts

The Broken Keys – Flow (Part 2)
album: Shapes 09:01; label: Tru Thoughts

Elis Regina – Tiradentes
album: A Arte Maior De Elis Regina; label: Philips

The Free Design – Bubbles
album: Stars/Time/Bubbles/Love; label: Project 3

Earl Sixteen – Trials & Crosses
album: Linval Thompson 12″ Rulers; label: Greensleeves

Tinariwen – Lulla
album: Imidiwan:Companions; label: World Village

Brownout – Olvidalo
album: Aguilas & Cobras; label: Six Degrees

Deolinda – Contado Ninguém Acredita
album: Cançao ao Lado; label: Four Quarters

Mayra Andrade – Konsiénsia
album: Stória Stória; label: RCA Victor France

Lyn Taitt & The Jets – Cool Collie
album: Hold Me Tight; label: Trojan

The Skatalites – Herb Man Dub
album: Heroes of Reggae in Dub; label: Motion

Songhai – Pozo del Deseo
album: Songhai 2; label: Hannibal

Rokia Traore – Koronoka
album: Tchamantche; label: Nonesuch

Chico Hamilton – The Morning Side of Love
album: Jazzanova Blue Note Trip; label: Blue Note

Gilberto Gil – Pé da Roseira
album: Gilberto Gil; label: Philips

Sara Tavares – Só d’Imagina
album: Xinti; label: Four Quarters

Bei Bei & Shawn Lee – Into The Wind
album: Into The Wind; label: Ubiquity

Jazzanova – Theme from Belle et Fou – The Opening
album: Belle et Fou EP; label: Sonar Kollektiv

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