This time in theGlobal Village – some coastal sounds with music from Canadian group, Pacifika; from the Pacific Premiers album from Quartet San Francisco; the Garifuna Collective from the Caribbean coast of Central America; and from one of the pioneers of champeta music from the Caribbean coast of Columbia.
Crossroads remembers saxophonist Bobby Keys and keyboardist Ian McLagan, two prolific and blues-drenched players who worked with a who’s who of classic rock greats. Highlights include music they did with the Small Faces, Ron Wood, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Cocker, Chuck Berry and more.
Plus some holiday blues sounds and new music from Johnny Winter, the Ultimate New Orleans Brass compilation, Otis Clay with Johnny Rawls, and the Andy T-Nick Nixon Band.
Under The Streetlamp is a vocal quartet that salutes American pop music from the past. The group has its origins in the Chicago company of Jersey Boys. It was during that run of the show that Shonn Wiley and the other members began moonlighting as a vocal group performing music from and around the doo-wop era. By early 2010 the production had closed but the members continued to perform together.
It's another Best of the Best tonight on New Settlers' Radio Hour. We'll hear from the eclectic, talented and completely charming alt-bluegrass group Still on the Hill and their performance at the Old Settlers Inn. Fresh, funky, fun!
Web extra: Here's Still on the Hill performing "Otis and Ocie."
Listen for selections from A Very Maysa Christmas, the first holiday album by the soul artist Maysa. Her voice has been described as “smooth and as rich as chocolate” by Blues & Soul Magazine while The Dallas Morning News declares it “sublime…down-home funky one moment and elegantly jazzy the next.”