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Favoriting October 6, 2007: Sitting on Top of the World

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Big Guitars from Texas  Guitar Army   Favoriting Guitar as world music instrument! 
Carlos Santana  La Fuente Del Ritmo   Favoriting from "Caravanserai" (1972) 
Latin Playboys  Toro   Favoriting This is a side project of some of those Los Lobos guys; this is the most melodic number of the album 
Latin Playboys  Same Brown Earth   Favoriting The NYTimes said that Latin Playboys (& the Pogues) are mentioned on the net profile of Bill Gates! 
Mexican Institue of Sound  Killer Kumbia   Favoriting  
Los Mirios  Sonido Amazonico   Favoriting from "The Roots of Chicha" (Psychedelic Cumbias from Peru) Barbes, 2007 
Los Destellos  Para Elisa   Favoriting more Peruvian cumbias, with a little Beethoven tossed in 
Las Malas Amistades  La Prima   Favoriting  
Cortijo  Baila y Goza   Favoriting El Senor Rafael Cortijo y Su Grupo 
Los Zafiros  Oye Nicola   Favoriting Brilliant Cuban do-wop. Tune written by Manuel Galban 
Los Zafiros  Cuando Yo La Conoci   Favoriting  
Cubanismo  Salsa Pilon   Favoriting  
Dafnis Prieto  Ironico Arlequin   Favoriting  
Nuta Jazz Band  Instrumental No. 1   Favoriting Amazing Rhumba from Zanzibar 
Dar Es Salaam Jazz Band  Mpenzi Usemayo   Favoriting The way music travels, in this case from Africa to the Americas and back again, is amazing: "Zanzibara" has 17 rhumbas on Buda Musique 
Extra Golden  Obama   Favoriting Tribute to Senator Barack Obama, on "Here Ma Nono" (Thrill Jockey, 2007) 
Bassekou Kouate & Ngoni ba  Banani   Favoriting From "Segu Blue" (out/here records, 2007), song features Lobi Traore 
Boubacar Traore  Samba   Favoriting From the soundtrack to "I'll Sing for You"-- a trip through Mali through the music of Car Car 
Boubacar Traore & Ali Farka Toure  Diarabi   Favoriting The title of the CD-- and the movie-- is in French: "Je Chanterai Pour Toi". You can see some scenes on YouTube 
Dee Dee Bridgewater  Red Earth (Massane Cisse}   Favoriting "Red Earth: A Malian Journey" is jazz singer Bridgewater's tribute to Africa; recorded in Bamako and Paris with musicians from three continents. 
Bassekou Kouate & Ngoni ba  The River's Tune   Favoriting Bassekou plays the West African lute; this is a sweet instrumental from Mali 
Bembeya Jazz National  Telephone   Favoriting A 2-CD collection of "hits and rare recordings" from this Guinean band's years on the Syliphone labe (Sterns, 2007) 
Taj Mahal & Toumani Diabate  Kulanjan   Favoriting Title cut to yet another collaboration between Africa & America 
Corey Harris  Back Atcha   Favoriting With the Rising Star Fife & Drum Band; from "Mississippi to Mali" 
Otha Turner & the Afrosippi Allstars  Shimmy She Wobble   Favoriting Featuring the Rising Star Fife & Drum Band. Otha Turner died a few years ago but another generation is keeping the music going 
Otha Turner & the Afrosippi Allstars  From Senegal to Senatobia   Favoriting Title cut. Otha Turner, from north Mississippi, died a while back but a new generation is keeping the music going 
Dee Dee Bridgewater  Compared to What   Favoriting Cover of a great 70s jazz hit-- is that an oxymoron?-- from her Mali album 
Guinga  Mingus Samba   Favoriting "Dialetto Carioca" (EGEA, Edizioni Discographie, 2007) 
Baden Powell  Primeiro Amor   Favoriting Roberto Baden Powell Aquino is a classical guitarist; his solo album-- "Seresta Brasileira"-- is on Caju Music (1991) 
Choro Ensemble  Zanzando em Copacabana   Favoriting Brazilian jazz with help from Israeli clarinetist Anat Cohen 
Mima  Monir   Favoriting Mima is Yari Caban, born in Santurce, Puerto Rico. in 1994, she went to Brazil and her new CD-- simply titled "Mima"-- is a rich mix of Spanish & Portugese, with a great band 
Siba e a Fuloresta  Pisando em Praca de Guerra   Favoriting Found on a neat world music compilation: "The Womexizer 07" 
Juca Chaves  Take Me Back to Piaui   Favoriting From "Brazilian Beats 6". This is so catchy; did I play it before? 
Nana Vasconcelos  Anarrie/Rain Dance   Favoriting "Rain Dance" is Nana's 1980 album on Antilles, with the Bushdancers, his percussion ensemble 
Nana Vasconcelos  Push Dance   Favoriting More Nana 
Raul Seixas  Mosca No Soba   Favoriting From a Soul Jazz collection of 19 tunes: "Brazil 70: After Topicalia" with Tom Ze, Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Gal Costa and lots more 
Choro Ensemble  Brazleirinho   Favoriting Thanks to Nicola Stemmer, who engineered this album, for loaning me the CD; check out Choro Ensemble at Zinc Bar in NYC on Thursday nights 
Hazmat Modine  Yesterday Morning   Favoriting Local group on fine world music sampler: "Womeximizer 07" 
Steve Earle  City of Immigrants   Favoriting With Forro in the Dark; from "Washington Square Serenade". Let's welcome our new neighbor to NYC. 

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