Features from 2003
09/25/03 - New Sounds in Jewish Music
09/22/03 - New Reviews
New music for the new Jewish year, including The Klezmatics, Yale Strom, Solomon and Socalled, and newcomers Eli Chait and Daniel Ben Shalom.
Live music from the Sahara; The Slacker's get punk with reggae; introducing Leah Callahan.
09/18/03 - New Reviews
Nawang Khechog's Universal Love; musical wandering from M Path; roots reggae from Vick Silva; Pharoah Sanders and Graham Haynes play to the beat of a human heart.
07/30/03 - New Reviews
John Wubbenhorst and Facing East's Facing Beloved; Carla Bruni; Drop the Debt.
07/24/03 - New Reviews
Tom Orr reviews the latest from Bembeya Jazz, as well as Rough Guides for Turkey and Highlife.
06/02/03 - Paul Kunigis and Jeszcze Raz
Paul Kunigis is the musical mastermind behind the Montreal-based, Juno-award winning
World Music ensemble, Jeszcze Raz.
06/02/03 - New Reviews
Egyptian vocalist/composer Amr Diab; Putumayo Presents Global Soul, Rumba Flamenco, and An Afro-Portuguese Odyssey.
05/27/03 - New Reviews
Shamisen songs from Agatsuma; Najma Akhtar fuses Indian, Arabic and Classical musical elements;
songs of faith from Cameroon’s Coco Mbassi.
05/01/03 - Gabriel Yacoub
An interview with a master of music and songwriting from France, who is respected by musicians and listeners around the World.
04/15/03 - New Reviews
An Icon of experimental World Music; fiddler Brian Conway is First Through the Gate;
Stand Your Ground with Richard Sirota and Mark Davis.
04/08/03 - Reggae Reviews
Reggae Reviews: Four reggae releases reviews in one fell swoop by Tom Orr.
04/02/03 - New Reviews
Ian Gallagher's My Ireland; Dreamscapes from Steve Reid; Idrissa Diop's Yakar;
Putumayo goes Calypso.
03/07/03 - New Reviews
Rebbe Soul tries to Change the World With A Sound; UB40 pays hommage to reggae's
legends; a collection of modern Middle Eastern-inspired music.
02/28/02 - New Reviews
Rough Guides to Gospel and Rai.
02/21/03 - New Reviews
East to West by Baka Beyond, Fula Flute, and Desert Blues 2.
02/14/03 - New Reviews
Yolanda Aranda & Enrique Coria; Jim Sande; Alexandra Youth Choir.
02/07/03 - New Reviews
La Bodega Lounge; Yusa; The Ukrainians.
02/03/03 - Ronald Tremblay
Introducing singer/songwriter Ronald Tremblay, who's recording project of original French-language
compositions, and translations of a couple of folk classics, was 25 years in the making.
01/31/03 - New Reviews
Tinariwen; Said Mrad; Greg Ellis.
01/24/03 - New Reviews
Irene Farrera; Gjallarhorn; Heart of Cape Breton.
01/17/03 - Emerald Rose
A short review of MP3.com's hot Celtic band, Emerald Rose's new album Bending Tradition.
01/10/03 - New Reviews
Milagro Acoustico; Celtic Tenors; Mariza.
01/03/03 - New Reviews
Dub Station; Juan Carlos Martin; Dan Ar Braz.