Sometimes shows just click. For instance on this week’s World Music Show (8/4), many of the artists I’m featuring encompass so many parts of the world with just their style. So, instead of concentrating on particular regions on the show this week, many of the songs will encompass all sorts of worldly styles. What could be better than that?
Road trips--love or hate ‘em. I happen to love them. And on this week’s World Music Show (7/28) we’re going to buckle up and take a two-hour joy ride.
You could say I like to throw out some crazy headlines. On this week’s World Music Show (7/21) it’s no different. But there’s a point to this week’s one. Let me explain.
Viola da Samba is an ensemble creating a bridge between Renaissance music and Brazilian music. The group uses the pure sounds of early instruments to revive the past while embodying the rich and vivacious harmonies and rhythms of samba and bossa nova.
How can this be? It’s only July already the summer doldrums are creeping down on me like I’ve been splashed by kids going down the slide at the community pool. For this reason, on this week’s World Music Show (7/14) I’m culling together a batch of summer-specific tunes to help those like me who may need to hop on a floaty at said pool and chill a bit.