Features from 2000
12/22/00 - Review Wrap-Up
12/08/00 - Lockhart Goes Latin
Some last minute CD reviews including a live album from Charles Aznavour and several Rough Guide compilations.
Keith Lockhart, conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, talks about his new Latin album.
11/24/00 - Richard Séguin
An interview with this Quebecois singer/songwriting legend.
11/10/00 - Salvador Equals Faith and Music
An interview with Nick Gonzales of Salvador, a Latin band mixing faith and music.
10/27/00 - Edith Piaf: French Songbird
A profile of the life and career of Edith Piaf.
10/13/00 - Voice of Littledeer
Maribeth Theisen, AKA Littledeer, writes and peforms songs based on her Native American heritage, about
socially relevant themes.
09/29/00 - Absolutely Anoushka
Ravi Shankar's daughter Anoushka is keeping the tradition alive.
09/15/00 - Jim Brickman
An interview with instrumentalist Jim Brickman, who is gaining an international following
for his smooth sounds.
09/01/00 - Simply Simon
A profile of Paul Simon and his contribution to World Music.
08/18/00 - Googoosh and the World
Iranian singer Googoosh is back after a twenty year silence, and is captivating North America
on her World tour.
08/04/00 - Welcome to Bollywood
An introduction to Hindi/Urdu film music, which will answer the question: what is Bollywood?
07/21/00 - Fine China
Ethnomusicologist Josef Bomback discusses the finer points of Chinese music as well as a new series of classical and contemporary recordings from Hugo Production.
07/07/00 - Rock Yourself to Sleep
Ellipsis Arts presents a series of albums of lullabies from around the World.
06/23/00 - Dinner on the Diner
A big helping of music from around the world is presented in this PBS culinary series. Here is an interview with Randy Armstrong,
composer for the shows.
06/09/00 - Desert Wind
Discover the fascinating story of how two Jewish musicians recorded an album of . . . Christmas music?
05/26/00 - Sounds of the World
A huge variety of sounds from around the World - Celtic, African and Indian, to name a few.
05/12/00 - Package of New Reviews
A selection of new CD reviews from Swap, Chiwoniso, Bau, and more!
04/28/00 - Alula Records
A profile of a World Music label that is the definition of musical diversity.
04/14/00 - Miriam Makeba Celebrates her Homeland
South African legend Miriam Makeba releases her first studio album in six years.
03/31/00 - CD Round Up
More from the Alan Lomax collection, and Putumayo serves up some Louisiana Gumbo.
03/17/00 - Touré Touré
An interview with Daby Touré, one half of the Senegalese duo.
02/18/00 - The Rough Guide
World Music compilations that span the globe.
02/04/00 - African Visions
Many contemporary African artists are based in France. Here are some releases from Touré Touré, Sally Nyolo, and others.
01/21/00 - The Death of John Morris Rankin
A strong figure in Canada's Celtic music scene passed away this week.
01/07/00 - The Chieftans
A review of the new Chieftans boxed-set as well as some other new releases.