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This Island Earth

This Island Earth
Sunday May 9th, 2010 with Alnoor Allidina
Summer / Music of Central Asia

In the first hour, we get an early preview of Ottawa summer sounds. These bands are all coming to Bluesfest. Mekrurya and Eshete are coming as part of an Ethiopiques tribute band.
Budos Rising
The Budos Band - The Budos Band II - Daptone
Scorpion
The Budos Band - The Budos Band II - Daptone
Negus Negast
The Souljazz Orchestra - Rising Sun - Strut Canadian New
Shellela
Getatchew Mekurya - Ethiopiques Volume 14: Negus Of Ethiopian Sax - Buda
Yeweyn Haregitu
Alemayehu Eshete - Ethiopiques Volume 9: Alemayehu Eshete - Buda
Yesew Bet Yesew New
Alemayehu Eshete - Ethiopiques Volume 9: Alemayehu Eshete - Buda
Ladon
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba - I Speak Fula - Sub Pop
Amy
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba - I Speak Fula - Sub Pop
Ungudi Wele Wele
Konono No. 1 - Congotronics - Crammed Discs
Coming Buddha
Yat Kha - Tuva Rock
Second hour: odds and ends
Su Determinu
Tenores de Oniferi - Polyphonic Singing From Sardinia
The Same Blood
Tony Allen - Afrobeat ...No Go Die - Shanachie
Lullaby For Lagos
The Whitefield Brothers - Earthology - Stones Throw
Live it Up
Sila and the Afrofunk Experience - Black President
Salome
I.K. Dairo And His Blue Spots - Ashiko
Africa
Pharoah Sanders - Africa - Timeless
Ud Taksim; Mevlevi Ayin
The Necdet Yasar Ensemble - Music of Turkey
In the final hour, we look at the new releases in Smithsonian Folkway's Music of Central Asia Series. Volume 7 contains music from Uzbekistan and northern Tajikistan, Volume 8 features the Kronos Quartet with Afghan and Azerbaijiani musicians, and volume 9 showcases virtuosic rubab and santur, as played by Homayun Sakhi and Rahul Sharma.
Dhun: Misra Kirwani
Homayun Sakhi - Music of Central Asia Vol. 9: In the Footsteps of Babur - Smithsonian Folkways
Qashlarin Kamandir
Kronos Quartet - Music of Central Asia Vol. 8: Rainbow - Smithsonian Folkways
Ranoni Gördim
Farhod Davletov - Music of Central Asia Vol. 7: In the Shrine of the Heart - Smithsonian Folkways
Qushtar
Sirojiddin Juraev - Music of Central Asia Vol. 7: In the Shrine of the Heart - Smithsonian Folkways
Eh Dilbari Jononim
Nodira Pirmatova - Music of Central Asia Vol. 7: In the Shrine of the Heart - Smithsonian Folkways
Raga Kirwani
Homayun Sakhi - Music of Central Asia Vol. 9: In the Footsteps of Babur - Smithsonian Folkways