Global Village http://kmuw.org en Polka King Frankie Yankovic, RealWorld At 25, Lunasa, And New Month/New Music http://kmuw.org/post/polka-king-frankie-yankovic-realworld-25-lunasa-and-new-monthnew-music <p><strong>Monday&nbsp; July 28</strong></p><p>Global Village celebrates the birthday of Polka King Frankie Yankovic, and continues with more music from the RealWorld label – the July feature – this time with music from Congolese rumba great Tabu Ley Rochereau, Cuba’s<strong> </strong>Orquesta Reve, Finland’s Varttina, and UK reggae band, Misty In Roots. Plus a salute to Buffalo Soldier Day from Bob Marley, and new music from Ziggy Marley and Fela’s son, Seun Kuti.</p><p><strong>Tuesday</strong><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"> July 29</strong></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:11:53 +0000 Chris Heim 38048 at http://kmuw.org Polka King Frankie Yankovic, RealWorld At 25, Lunasa, And New Month/New Music A Tribute To Charlie Haden, Al DiMeola’s Birthday, RealWorld & WOMAD Music http://kmuw.org/post/tribute-charlie-haden-al-dimeola-s-birthday-realworld-womad-music <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday&nbsp; July 21</strong></p><p>SPECIAL<strong>:</strong> Global Village pays tribute to bassist Charlie Haden who passed away earlier this month. In a special edition of the show, the world music side of Charlie Haden is showcased in music with the Liberation Music Orchestra, Cuban pianist Gonazlo Rubalcaba, Greek guitarist Nana Simopoulos, Portuguese Guitar master Carlos Paredes, and as part of an international trio with Brazilian guitarist Egberto Gismonti and Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek.</p><p><strong>Tuesday July 22</strong></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:46:07 +0000 Chris Heim 37696 at http://kmuw.org A Tribute To Charlie Haden, Al DiMeola’s Birthday, RealWorld & WOMAD Music In The Global Village: Bastille Day, Nelson Mandela International Day, Sixties World & the Silk Road http://kmuw.org/post/global-village-bastille-day-nelson-mandela-international-day-sixties-world-silk-road <p><strong>Monday&nbsp; July 14</strong></p><p><strong>SPECIAL:</strong> Global Village celebrates Bastille Day with a special show devoted to music from France. Along with traditional music and musette, the show highlights French world music groups, and artists from different corners of the world who now call France home. Among the performers featured – Lo’Jo, Paris Combo, Kanda Bongo Man, Manu Dibango, Bibi Tanga, and Maurice el Medioni.</p><p><strong><em>(Strange Currency and Night Train will also be celebrating Bastille Day tonight.)</em></strong></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:21:46 +0000 Chris Heim 37420 at http://kmuw.org In The Global Village: Bastille Day, Nelson Mandela International Day, Sixties World & the Silk Road Birthdays of Joe Zawinul, Mavis Staples, Bela Fleck & More http://kmuw.org/post/birthdays-joe-zawinul-mavis-staples-bela-fleck-more <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday&nbsp; July 7</strong></p><p>Global Village celebrates the birthday of world jazz fusion great Joe Zawinul and also of Cuban-born Latin jazz percussionist Arturo Stable. Plus more music from the RealWorld label and this year’s Woman Festival lineup – the July Global Village feature – and new African sounds from Yaaba Funk and Sia Tolno (with Fela drummer and musical director Tony Allen).</p><p><strong><em>Music from Joe Zawinul&nbsp;will also be featured tonight on the Night Train.</em></strong></p><p><strong>Tuesday July 8</strong></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:58:53 +0000 Chris Heim 37109 at http://kmuw.org Birthdays of Joe Zawinul, Mavis Staples, Bela Fleck & More Global Village Top 40 Albums of June 2014 http://kmuw.org/post/global-village-top-40-albums-june-2014 <p></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><u><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Global Village - Top 40 JUNE 2014</span></u></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:22:35 +0000 Dalton Black 36915 at http://kmuw.org Global Village Top 40 Albums of June 2014 Canada Day, Soul Night, New Month/New Music Time & New July Feature for RealWorld’s 25th http://kmuw.org/post/canada-day-soul-night-new-monthnew-music-time-new-july-feature-realworld-s-25th <p><strong>Monday &nbsp;June 30</strong></p><p>Global Village highlights an array of Latin sounds this time around, including Latin psychedelia from Joe Cuba, Latin soul from percussion great Mongo Santamaria, Latin jazz from the Miles Español album in tribute to Miles Davis, Latin ska from the pioneering Skatalites, and some Latin rock from ‘70s Belgian artist Nico Gomez and from Santana.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday&nbsp; July 1</strong></p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:11:37 +0000 Chris Heim 36716 at http://kmuw.org Canada Day, Soul Night, New Month/New Music Time & New July Feature for RealWorld’s 25th Celebrating the Arrival of Summer, the Festival of the Sun & Madagascar’s Independence Day http://kmuw.org/post/celebrating-arrival-summer-festival-sun-madagascar-s-independence-day <p><strong>Monday June 23</strong></p><p>SUMMER SPECIAL: Global Village welcomes in the new season with songs of summer from Bob Marley &amp; the Wailers, Desmond Dekker, Ray Barretto, Bill Withers, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Michael Franti &amp; Spearhead and more.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday&nbsp; June 24</strong></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:53:39 +0000 Chris Heim 36357 at http://kmuw.org Celebrating the Arrival of Summer, the Festival of the Sun & Madagascar’s Independence Day Afrobeat, Asian Rock and Ernest Ranglin Specials This Week in the Global Village http://kmuw.org/post/afrobeat-asian-rock-and-ernest-ranglin-specials-week-global-village <p><strong>Monday&nbsp; June 16</strong></p><p>An Afrobeat special this time in the Global Village to mark the birthday of Femi Kuti. Music from his father, Fela, and brother Seun Kuti, Australia’s Liberators, Italy’s Mamud Band, the U.S. based Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band, and the new Sia Tolno album featuring Fela music director and drummer Tony Allen are also featured.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday&nbsp; June 17</strong></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:44:12 +0000 Chris Heim 36001 at http://kmuw.org Afrobeat, Asian Rock and Ernest Ranglin Specials This Week in the Global Village Joao Gilberto, Bernard Purdie & Chick Corea birthdays this week in the Global Village http://kmuw.org/post/joao-gilberto-bernard-purdie-chick-corea-birthdays-week-global-village <p><strong>Monday&nbsp; June 9</strong></p><p>Global Village has the ‘blues’ this time – with blue and blues related music from Richie Havens, Terry Callier, Boris Kovac &amp; La Campanella, I.K. Dairo &amp; the Blue Spots, RealWorld’s Big Blue Ball project, and the new Rough Guide to African Blues among the featured selections.</p><p><strong>Tuesday&nbsp; June 10</strong></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:09:54 +0000 Chris Heim 35655 at http://kmuw.org Joao Gilberto, Bernard Purdie & Chick Corea birthdays this week in the Global Village Da Lata caps Global Village's May Top 40 http://kmuw.org/post/da-lata-caps-global-villages-may-top-40 <p><strong>Global Village - Top 40 May 2014</strong></p><p>1.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Da Lata - Fabiola (Agogo)</p><p>2.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars - Libation (Cumbancha)</p><p>3.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Kepa Junkera - Galiza (Fol Musica)</p><p>4.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Jerez Texas - Viento y Marea (Jerez Texas)</p><p>5.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Jaro Milko &amp; the Cubalkanics - Cigarros Explosivos! (Asphalt Tango)</p><p>6.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Yaaba Funk - My Vote Dey Count (Sterns)</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 15:24:49 +0000 Chris Heim 35342 at http://kmuw.org Da Lata caps Global Village's May Top 40