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This Island Earth

This Island Earth
Sunday January 2nd, 2011 with Ron Steeds
The First of 2011

A look back a look ahead...
Slither (theme)
Anoushka Shankar & Karsh Kale - Breathing Under Water - Angel
Technical difficulties led me to the CD player and some fine flamenco-inspired guitar playing recorded December 5, 1980.
Mediterranean Sundance/Rio Ancho
Di Meola/McLaughlin/De Lucia - Frtiday Night In san Fransisco - Columbia
After technical difficulties...here is a set of Arabic-influenced music.
A Traveler Through the Ocean of Abstraction
Seyed Ali Jaberi - Psalms of Lonliness - Hermes New
Ascending Bird
Kayhan Kalhor & Brooklyn Rider - Silent City
Farrage
Carla Kihlstedt & Shahzah Ismaily - Flying Low
We sample from a couple of 2010 recordings by Ottawa-based musicians - Rene Gely & Pulse Mondiale and Mighty Popo
Mora na Roca
Pulse Mondiale - Testament Canadian New
Ngire Nte
Mighty Popo - Gakondo Canadian New
Waiting In Vain
Pulse Mondiale - Testament Canadian New
Impunga
Mighty Popo - Gakondo Canadian New
Bill's String-Driven Thing presents the oud...
Nubiana
Hamza El Din - Music of Nubia
Believe
Hamza El Din - Music of Nubia
Al Oud
Hamza El Din - Al Oud
now for Dhafer Youseff...
Shatha
Dhafer Youseff - Abu Nawas Rhapsody
27th Ethos
Dhafer Youseff - Divine Shadows
Bill's Favourite, Anouar Brahem...
Raf Raf
Anouar Brahem - Barzakh - ECM
Sadir
Anouar Brahem - Barzakh - ECM
Sur l'Infini Bleu
Anouar Brahem - Khomsa - ECM
E la Nave Va
Anouar Brahem - Khomsa - ECM
Zarabanda
Anouar Brahem - La Voyage de Sahar - ECM
...and on to Rabih Abou-Khalil...
Wishing Well
Rabih Abou-Khalil - Al-Jadida - Enja
Blue Camel
Rabih Abou-Khalil - Blue Camel - Enja
Haneen Wa Hanaan
Rabih Abou-Khalil - Tarab - Enja
more favourites of 2010...
Agbara
Souljazz Orchestra - Rising Sun Canadian New
Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
Kelly Lee Evans - Nina Canadian New
Rejoice, Pt.2
Souljazz Orchestra - Rising Sun Canadian New
Love Me or Leave Me
Kelly Lee Evans - Nina Canadian New