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Sunday December 18th, 2011 with Alnoor Allidina
Cesaria Evora / Christmas / The New Guy

In the first hour, Alnoor Allidina plays music recorded by the late, great Cesaria Evora and other musicians with Cape Verdean roots. The second hour features Shrim's klezmer Nutcracker suite and the third hour will be hosted by Mick Panesar, the newest member of the TIE collective. Welcome back to CKCU Mick!
Today, we begin the program with a tribute to Cesaria Evora. Born in Cape Verde in 1941, Evora was 47 before her international singing career took off. Her debut album was released in 1988, a year after the record industry started a concerted effort to promote and label "world music".

A great voice and proper marketing soon brought Evora to the attention of the world. The mid-nineties found her touring internationally and selling hundreds of thousands of records. The new millennium brought continued success, including major music awards and continued touring. She officially retired in September 2011 due to health issues and passed away yesterday in Cape Verde.
Sangue de beirona
Césaria Evora - Cabo verde - Lusafrica
Apocalipse
Césaria Evora - Cabo verde - Lusafrica
Pe di boi
Césaria Evora - Cabo verde - Lusafrica
Vai Lisboa, La (Lisbon on Parade)
Amalia Rodrigues - Live at the Olympia Theatre in Paris - Monitor
Amalia
Amalia Rodrigues - Live at the Olympia Theatre in Paris - Monitor
The Cape Verdean Blues
Horace Silver - The Cape Verdean Blues - Blue Note
Nutville
Horace Silver - The Cape Verdean Blues - Blue Note
Dimokransa
Mayra Andrade - Navega - Sterns
Nha sibitchi
Mayra Andrade - Navega - Sterns
Dispidida
Mayra Andrade - Navega - Sterns
Petit Pays (Chaiteau Flight Remix)
Césaria Evora - Club Sodade - BMG
Besame Mucho (Senor Coconut's Chachacha Remix)
Césaria Evora - Club Sodade - BMG
Witness This Heat (feat. Chali 2na)
Eric Bobo - Welcome to the Ritmo Machine
The Ooohs
Eric Bobo - Welcome to the Ritmo Machine
This year's Christmas set features some well-known tunes arranged in interesting ways. After Shawn Lee's funk-carols, we'll hear Shirim's klezmer take on The Nutcracker suite and finish with a great album of Eastern European Christmas music recorded by Aksak.
Do You Hear What I Hear
Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra - A Very Ping Pong Christmas: Funky Treats From Santa's Bag
My Favorite Things
Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra - A Very Ping Pong Christmas: Funky Treats From Santa's Bag
Kozatsky 'til You Dropsky
Shirim - Klezmer Nutcracker
Dance of the Latkes Queens
Shirim - Klezmer Nutcracker
March of the Macabees
Shirim - Klezmer Nutcracker
Araber Tants
Shirim - Klezmer Nutcracker
Tants Chinese
Shirim - Klezmer Nutcracker
Dance of the Dreydls
Shirim - Klezmer Nutcracker
Waltz of the Ruggelah
Shirim - Klezmer Nutcracker
Melodie Lente et Pravo Horo de Thrace - Bulgarie
Aksak - Christmas In The Balkans
Magyar Negyes, Danse Hongroise de Transylvanie
Aksak - Christmas In The Balkans
Koledolio
Aksak - Christmas In The Balkans
Joy To The World / Bells
Bernard Stepien Orchestra - A Very Ayler Christmas
Hymn
Slavic Soul Party! - Taketron
Baltika
Slavic Soul Party! - Taketron
Iron Maiden
John Berberian & Rock East Ensemble - Middle Eastern Rock
Sama Cordoba
Le Trio Joubran - Asfar New
El Vigia
Silvio Rodriquez - Triptico Vol. 2
Jasmina
Saban Bajramovic - A Gypsy Legend
Bulla Ki Jana
Rabbi Shergill - Rabbi
Mustt Mustt
Kiran Ahluvalia - Aam Zameen Canadian New
Beautiful Soul
KoboTown - Independence Canadian
Super Vialao Mashup
Lucas Santtana - Mais Um Discos New
El Prostibulo
Chango Spasiuk - Tarefero de mis Pagos
Interactive CKCU
Alnoor Allidina (host)
Stick around for an exciting program. In the third hour, we welcome new This Island Earth co-host Mick Panesar back to airwaves!

1:06 PM, December 18th, 2011
brucew
Hey Alnoor - nice Horace Silver! Hohoho and welcome back to Mick.

1:33 PM, December 18th, 2011
Alnoor Allidina (host)
Thanks! Just discovered that album recently. Quite enjoyable.

1:57 PM, December 18th, 2011
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