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#438 - Radiothon Special #2, "Rhythm Exotica" - highlighting sophisticated and intricate percussive works from many cultures

Program 438
Yoshiaki Ochi - Beat The Water

ARTIST ... Origin
Title  Duration
(Album) [Label]

... with thanks to Glen Velez for the inspiration!

Bachir ATTAR .... Morocco / USA
Under The Shadow of Liberty 5'51
(The Next Dream) [CMP]

Glen VELEZ .... USA
Doorway to Dionysus 6'16
(Rhythmcolor Exotica) [Ellipsis Arts]
This disc features Arthur BARON on trombone with the HANDDANCE FRAME DRUM ENSEMBLE. Flawless playing that will blow your senses. Highly recommended

Hossam RAMZY ....Egypt / UK
Gani Lasmar 6'28
(Egyptian Raï) [ARC Music]
This features a Yemeni rhythm adani, in a song from Saudi folklore that will remind you of the jerky style that Ali Hassan KUBAN plays at weddings. Featuring Samy El-Bably trumpet, Mostafa Sax on sax (that's destiny for you), Mohammed Ali ney (no, not the boxer) and Farouq M. Hassan quarter tone accordian.

Chabako 6'27
(Gnawa Music of Marrakesh) [Axiom]

Steve SHEEHAN ....France
Southern Attitudes 4'03
(Indigo Dreams) [K-Vox]

AZUMAH .... South Africa
Woza Moya 4'53
(Long Time Ago) [Kaz]
Bowharp, mbira, marimba and shakers are the accompaniment for this song calling to the spirits of Africa

Explorations of Ewe 6-8 rhythms 6'05
(Opus 1) [Real World]

FATALA .... Guinea
Yêkêkê 5'17
(Gongoma Times) [Real World]

Michael LIVETT & Anne NORMAN .... Australia
(a) Beside The Stream 2'50
(b) Drip Dropt 2'00
(Driftwood) [AMN Productions]

Paolo MODUGNO .... Italy
Visioni di Pietra 6'00
(Le bala et la mouche) [Robi Droli / Newtone]

Aitutaki Drummers .... Cook Island
Reureu Drum Dance 1'39
(Exotic Voices and Rhythms of the South Seas) [ARC Music]

OLODUM .... Brazil
Olodum 3'25
(Ritual Beating System) [Axiom]

Trilok GURTU .... India / Germany
1-2 beaucoup 5'42
(The Glimpse) [CMP]

Lineage 4'55
(Zakir Hussain & The Rhythm Experience) [Moment]

Rabih Abou-KHALIL .... Lebanon
Remember The Desert 7'08
(Bukra) [Enja]
with Glen VELEZ on frame drums, and opening the piece with overtone singing. Also Sonny FORTUNE on alto sax

RHYTHM DEVILS play river music .... USA
Compound 3'14
(The Apocalypse Now Sessions) [Ryko]

Yoshiaki OCHI .... Japan
(a) Beat The Water 2'25
(b) Balasong 4'28
(Natural Sonic) [Newsic]
A diverse album of tuned and untuned percussion, including a creek beaten with sticks (there is a photo to prove it)