Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Powerspot 20 December 06

Tomorrow night's show features some of those discs which I thought were my highlights for the year (or ones which gave me great pleasure to listen to at any time) , and not necessarily released in 2006. At time of writing this is what I am bringing into the studio and not necessarily playing in the same order.

Kim Sanders & Peter Kennard- Trance'n'Dancin
Emmanuel Jal & Abdel Gadir Salim- Ceasefire
Rachid Taha- Diwan 2
Spirit of Mambesak- Black Paradise
V/A- Traveler 06 (Six Degrees Records)
Duoud- Sakat
Richard Khuzami- Fused
Ali Farka Toure- Savane
Papua New Guinea Stringbands with Bob Brozman- Songs of the Volcano
Karsh Kale- Broken English
Te Vaka - Tutuki
Source- Tonight's African Jazz Band
V/A- One World Many Cultures
Ba Cissoko- Electric Griot Land
Idan Raichel Project

If we have time some live work from Trilok Gurtu and Nils Petter Molvaer

Jazzbaltica Salzau, 2. Juli 2005. Details below.

Radio Broadcast 14. Oktober 2005 DLF Deutschlandradio
Trilok Gurtu Group
Trilok Gurtu - Perkussion
Nicolas Fiszman - Gitarre, E-Bass
Lars Danielsson - Violoncello, Kontrabass
Nils Petter Molvaer - Trompete
Mike Lindup - Piano, el. Tasteninstrumente

Lastly let me wish each and every one of you a wonderful Christmas and a happy, prosperous and musical 2007.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Powerspot 12 December 2006

Tonight's show has musical contributions from the following (and in no particular order at time of writing)

U Srinvas & Michael Brook- CD Dream (Real World)
V/A- Arabian Travels 2 (Six Degrees Records)
Bill Laswell- Hear No Evil Remixes
Shakti- CD Remember Shakti
Ba Cissoko- Electric Griot Land
Dhafer Yussef- CD Digital Prophecy (Enja)
Idan Raichel Project- CD Idan Raichel Project
Aneesh Pradhan- CD Tabla the solo tradition
Source- CD Tonight's African Jazz Band

Nadya's 101 Candle Orkestra- CD Crazy Moon
V/A- CD Turkish Groove (Putumayo)
V/A- CD Goddess Divine Energy (Celestial Harmonies)

The Necks Tour Dates

The Necks have announced the following Australian tour dates for January -
February 2007:
Monday 8th to Wednesday 10th:
MELBOURNE, Corner Hotel
Tix $25 (+$2 booking fee), door price: $28 (if available), doors open 8.30
Corner Box Office (57 Swan St Richmond 12-8 Mon-Sat), phone bookings 9427
9198, online bookings
Saturday 13th to Tuesday 16th:
SYDNEY, Sydney Festival, The Famous Spiegeltent, Hyde Park North
Tix $35 (+ $3.20 booking fee), doors open 7:00 bookings 1300 888 412 or Moshtix tel 02 9209 4614
Friday 16th:
CAIRNS, Tanks Art Centre
bookings 07 4031 9555 doors open 7:00
Saturday 17th:
BRISBANE, Judith Wright Centre Of Contemporary Art
bookings (07) 3872 9000
Sunday 18th:
BYRON BAY, Cultural and Community Centre
02 6685 5659