Never before has World Music been as popular as it is now. Artists considered "mainstream"
widely incorporate ethnic instruments into their music, as well as collaborate with popular artists
from other countries. Rockin' World is devoted to some of these artists that transcend boundaries of
style, language and influences.
A general overview about how World Music is inching its way into the mainstream with popular acts from other genres borrowing
A musician, producer and songwriter, Lanois has come a long way since his first studio in his mother's basement.
This singer/songwriter paved the way for World Music to come into the mainstream and lead other artist
to experiment with World sounds.
A former member of the progressive rock band Genesis, Gabriel helped found a World Music label
A profile of the French songbird Edith Piaf.
A master of the Latin jazz trumpet.
Buena Vista Social Club
A film and best-selling album has made this group of Cuban musicians known to the World.
An interview with the Celtic singer/songwriter, who infuses her music with World influences and a deep sense of spirituality.
A brief look at Bob Marley's life and legend.
One man, one guitar and a World of music.