Words on World Music

Blog archives for May, 2009


Archive for May, 2009

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Heading into June, the kids are out of school and everyone is moving outside to get the most out of the great weather.  Take us along, and tune in and turn on to this week’s Celt in a Twist program, available to you at our podcast page and the iTunes store. This week, producer Cal Koat […]

Friday, May 29th, 2009

New York, that great standard by which all other cities are measured has lost its jazz festival. The JVC Jazz Festival was silenced this year after a long and celebrated history. According to a May 20th article in the New York Times, “The disappearance of several former JVC festivals, particularly in New York, has deprived […]

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

I hope you have already got your free CD from the show — or you’ll listen to worldbeatcanada radio to find out how you can get it! This week’s  worldbeatcanada radio podcast is up at the website, here. Or, you can find the worldbeatcanada radio podcast for free at the iTunes store. However you get […]

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Here are some stories that have been making the rounds in the world of world music. Tragedy headlined the Rabat Festival as 11 people were killed in a stampede. Rokia Taore has launched a music foundation in her native country of Mali Alim Qasimov was honoured at this year’s Abu Dhabi world music series

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Happy Memorial Day to our American listeners!  And happy Bank Holiday to those of you in the UK. I hope you will take us along on your travels, and tune in and turn on to this week’s Celt in a Twist program, available to you at our podcast page and the iTunes store. Have YOU got […]