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Sunday May 8th, 2011 with Rob Bitschofsky
Sultans of String

Today I'll give away a pair of tickets to the Sultans Of String show at the Shenkman Arts Centre on Friday, May 13. We'll hear music from the group along with a globe-trotting, string-heavy set from some other sultans of string, including Turkey's Taksim Trio, American violinist Billy Bang's Vietnamese-influenced jazz, some deep Chinese ch'in blues from Lo Ka Ping, Anouar Brahem's North African Oud, the stunning mixed Asian strings of French composer Hector Zazou's last album and more.
Pinball Wizard
Sultans of String - Yalla Yalla! Canadian
Invocation
Man Wu - Pipa From a Distance - Naxos
She Came through the Chimney
Amon Düül II - Yeti
Ru Con
Billy Bang - Vietnam: Reflections
Crescent Moon Over the Mountain: White Crane Crying
Man Wu - Pipa From a Distance - Naxos
Teals Descending on the Level Sand
Lo Ka Ping - Lost Sounds of the Tao - World Arbiter
Doi Moi
Billy Bang - Vietnam: Reflections - Justin Time
Cuccuruccu Paloma
Caetano Veloso - Hable Con Ella Soundtrack
Stopover At Djibouti
Anouar Brahem - The Astounding Eyes Of Rita - ECM
Isa Lei
Ry Cooder & V.M. Bhatt - A Meeting By The River
La Princesse Pa Pa Win
Musicians of Burma - Birmanie Musique d'Art - Ocora
Kitchen Party
Sultans of String - Luna Canadian
Luna
Sultans of String - Luna Canadian
Yalla Yalla!
Sultans of String - Yalla Yalla! Canadian
Stomping at the Rex
Sultans of String - Stomping at the Rex Canadian
Auyuittuq Sunrise
Sultans of String - Auyuittuq Sunrise Canadian
Zannat
Hector Zazou & Swara - In The House Of Mirrors - Crammed Disc
Wanna Mako
Hector Zazou & Swara - In The House Of Mirrors - Crammed Disc
Sisyphe
Hector Zazou & Swara - In The House Of Mirrors - Crammed Disc
Nazar Shaam
Hector Zazou & Swara - In The House Of Mirrors - Crammed Disc
Baglama solo
Taksim Trio - Taksim Trio - Doublemoon
Klarnet solo
Taksim Trio - Taksim Trio - Doublemoon
Kanun solo
Taksim Trio - Taksim Trio - Doublemoon
Biçare
Taksim Trio - Taksim Trio - Doublemoon
Gözüm
Taksim Trio - Taksim Trio - Doublemoon
Raf Raf
Anouar Brahem, Bechir Selmi, Lassad Hosni - Barzakh - ECM
Murmuring in the Boudoir
Lo Ka Ping - Lost Sounds of the Tao - World Arbiter
Ananta
Talvin Sing and NiladriKumar - Together - World Village UK / IODA New
Company
Liu Fang and Michael O'Toole - Changes - Duo Pipa and Guitar