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Saturday, November 27, 2010 Options
New Memories of New Orleans, Concert Previews, Mixed Bag

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Pinettes Brass Band (c/o HONK Festival, Somerville MA) at left plus two photos (by Rob W) from the all-star second line funeral parade for Preservation Hall
Jazz Band bassist and beloved public school music teacher Walter Payton Jr., Jackson Square, French Quarter, New Orleans, Saturday November 20, 2010.

This Week's Playlist:

(* = new)

Pharaoh's Daughter: Ka Ribon Options / Haran / Oyhoo

Electro Morocco: Joe Pill Options / Various Artists: Sephardic Music Festival Vol. 1 / Shemspeed / *

Paco Mendoza: Cumbiame Remix Options / Consciente y Positivo / Chusma / *

Chancha Via Circuito: Bosques Via Temperley Options / Rodante / ZZK

El Remolon: La Bonita Options / Pibe Cosmo / ZZK

Invisible System: If That is What You Want Options / Punt - Made in Ethiopia / Harper Diabate
Melkam Kehonelish

The Wailing Wall (Jesse Rifkin): Dandelion Options / The Wailing Wall / JDub

Lo'Jo: Yalaki Options / Cosmophono / Wagram

Kackala: Loser Options / Entree / Kackala / *
Features former FMU DJ Stacey Rubin

Galeet Dardashti: The Naming Options / The Naming / Galeet Dardashti / *

Smadar Levi: Ghali Ya Bouy Options / Various Artists: Sephardic Music Festival Vol. 1 / Shemspeed / *

Soulico: Put 'Em Up Options / Exotic on the Speaker / JDub

Trombone Shorty: Neph Options / Backatown / Verve / *

Hustlers Brass Band: Sanford & Son Theme (Street Beater) Options / Second Line Soul / Mardi Gras Records

Pinettes Brass Band: Pinettes Options / Who Ya Gonna Call?...The Pinettes! / AGB
Proudly all-female band - picked this up at the fabulous Louisiana Music Factory on Decatur St. (near Canal) in NOLA - as seen on TV! (Treme, that is.)

Frank London's Klezmer Brass All-Stars: Out of What? Options / Carnival Conspiracy / Piranha
Featuring Aaron Alexander, Scott Kettner & Maracatu NY / From the repertoire of Bell's Romanian Orchestra

Frank London's Klezmer Brass All Stars: Midnight Banda Judia Options / Carnival Conspiracy / Piranha
Played this additional track by Frank London's brass outfit to feature vocalist Michael Alpert, a major figure in the klezmer revival of recent decades who has performed with his own klezmer band Brave Old World as well as Khevrisa, Kapelye, clarinetist David Krakauer and bandurist Julian Kytasty among many others.

Red Baraat: Aaj Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai Options / Chaal Baby / Sinj
Congratulations to Red Baraat for landing a coveted slot in the lineup of Globalfest 2011 at Webster Hall in NY on January 9!

Brass Menažeri: Lal Lal Hothon Pe Options / Vranjski San / PFR / *

Underground Horns: Arabian Flavor Options / Big Beat / Underground Horns / *

Va Fan Fahre: Edela3 We3mel Mabadalak Options / Al Wa' Debt / Zephyrus / *

Natacha Atlas: Batkallim Options / Mounqaliba / Six Degrees / *

Annabouboula: Come Sit On My Sofa Options / Immortal Water / Byzan-Tone / *
Originally recorded in the early 1960s by Kaiti Grey

Duoud: Must Options / Ping Kong / World Village

King Ferus Mustafov: Injevska Gajda Options / Ora I Coceci / PGP-RTS

Verdi Barin, Vedat Coke, Haydar Barin: Kozanoglu Options / Davul Zurna Baglama / Erdal Muzik

Be-Being: Sooyeongyaryu Options / Various Artists: Into the Light II / MCST

Yesanojok: Hwimoi + Improvisation Options / Various Artists: Into the Light III / MCST / *

Kyaw Kyaw Naing: Beautiful Girl of Golden Complexion Options / Pat Waing: The Magic Drum Circle Of Burma / Shanachie
Played this one, better late than never, in honor of the release of Aung San Suu Kyi. We also heard additional music from this cd in the background during the concert calendar.

Fula Flute: Yadou Mayo Options / Mansa America / Completelly Nuts

Viento de Agua: El Leon Options / Materia Prima / Smithsonian Folkways

Sweet Micky: Obama Options / Kompa Prezidantiyèl (Live 3 CD Set) / Sweet Micky / *
Sweet Micky (real name Michel Martelly) who has played many a time at SOBs in NYC is a candidate for Haitian President (the election is scheduled for Nov. 28, 2010).

David Rudder: Down at the Shebeen Options / 1990 / Sire

Listener comments!

  Sat. 11/27/10 6:21pm Mitten John:

Well, if nobody else will say it, I will--WELCOME BACK ROB, YAY!!!!!
  Sat. 11/27/10 6:21pm annie:

.. word.. hi rob!
  Sat. 11/27/10 6:22pm Your DJ:

Thanks guys, great to be here!
  Sat. 11/27/10 6:27pm annie:

i finally got my computer issues resolved.. i feel so light and free!!
  Sat. 11/27/10 6:28pm annie:

i'm celebrating by using all the browsers and listening to rob TPSP!
  Sat. 11/27/10 6:35pm julian:

Morning, Rob!
Did I get up in time for the cumbia set this week?
  Sat. 11/27/10 6:37pm julian:

oh...hang on ....'cumbiame remix'....'ZZK'.....I've just missed it again, haven't I!
  Sat. 11/27/10 6:43pm Your DJ:

Hi Julian, there still could be more cumbia (and what I played actually was not the most hard core stuff - more electro) - not sure - totally winging it this week!
  Sat. 11/27/10 6:46pm julian:

Muchas gracias.
Actually, I quite like some of that ZZK stuff. You had great session with a bunch of them a while back, right?
  Sat. 11/27/10 7:01pm annie:

great tunes rob, great tunes!
  Sat. 11/27/10 7:07pm Your DJ:

Thanks Annie! And Julian, yes, had both Chancha Via Circuito and El Remolon in the studio on July 24 2010 (with the Chilean band Chico Trujillo as well).
  Sat. 11/27/10 8:01pm julian:

Ah, Chico Trujillo - turns out i LOVE Chico Trujillo! :)
  Sat. 11/27/10 8:26pm kevin terry:

This is easily the best show I've ever heard you do. Thankyouthankyouthankyousir
  Sat. 11/27/10 8:48pm Your DJ:

Thank you Kevin!
  Sat. 11/27/10 9:03pm muhrvis:

Greetings from Eugene, OR. Great program tonight, thanks. Love the Burmese music!
  Sat. 12/4/10 9:52am Madi Horstman:

I will be listening to this program over and over. Very Great!

Thanks for the quality of life thing!!!
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