Conference of the Birds Podcast

Conference of the Birds, 4-22-16

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Hour One

Set One:
Dahmane el Harrache/ Elkhbar Ijibouh Touala/ Dahmane el Harrache, Le Chaâbi Volume II/ France: Club du Disque Arabe, 1992.

Set Two:
Ljiljana Buttler/ Nocas Mi Scre Pati/ The Mother of Gypsy Soul/ The Netherlands: Snail, 2002.

Tá Lam 11/ Self-Portrait in Three Colors/ Mingus!/ Germany: Jazzwerkstatt, 2011.

Pete La Roca/ Basra/ Basra/ USA: Blue Note, 1965.


Set Three:
Aruán Ortiz Trio/ Caribbean Vortex - Hidden Voices/ Hidden Voices/ Germany: Intakt, 2016.

Orquestra Àrab de Barcelona/ Báraka/ Báraka/ France; Temps, 2006.

Terremoto/ En Tus Suenos/ Cosa Natural/ France: Auvidis, 1999.

Remedios Amaya/ Sin ti no puedo vivir/ Rompiendo el Silencio/ Spain: Warner, 2016.

Roberto Roena y Su Apollo Sound/ Mi Desengaño/ Lucky 7/ USA: Fania, 2006.


Hour Two

Set Four:
Ray Barretto/ Hipocrecia y Falsedad/ Anthology: Ray Barretto/ USA: Codigo, 2012.

Charles Mingus/ All the Things You Could Be By Now If Sigmund Freud's Wife Was Your Mother/ Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus/ USA: Columbia, 1960.

Moussa Konaté/ The Scorpion/ Burkina Faso: Harpes du Soir/ Switzerland: VDE-Gallo, 1990.

Charles Mingus/ Vassarlean/ The Candid Recordings/ USA: Barnaby, 1972.

Kumasi Bethany Singers/ Nyame Bekyere/ The Best From Essiebons, Vol. 5/ Ghana: Essiebons, 2015.


Set Five:
Maraca Mwinshehe w. Orchestra Super Volcano/ Unaulizwa/ Zanzibara 9 - Tanzania 1972-74 (Masika, un souffre frais de Tanzanie)/ France: Buda, 2016.

Youssou n'Dour & Etoile de Dakar/ Alboury/ From Senegal to the World: 80s Classics & Rarities/ USA: 1010 Distribution, 2012.

Claude Ernest Razafimaliatratra/ Tandem na Dina/ Fanofody: A Collection of Recordings and Photography from Madagaskara Volume II/ USA:  Mississippi Records-Cultural Knot, 2011.

Tsihombe & Tarikilava/ Beko Fombandrazanah/ Fanofody: A Collection of Recordings and Photography from Madagaskara Volume II/ USA:  Mississippi Records-Cultural Knot, 2011.

Kine Lam/ Buuna Albury/ Sunu Cossaan No. 1/ Senegal: KSF Productions, 1993.

Sonny Sharrock/ Venus-Upper Egypt/ Into Another Light/ USA: Enemy, 1996.


Hour Three

Set Seven:
Bhimsen Joshi/ Raga:Brindabani Sarang in Teentaal - Jaoon Main Top Balihari/ Rare Gems Of Classical Vocal Music/ India: Saregama, 1978.

Alice Coltrane/ Mantra/ Ptah the El Daoud/ USA: Impulse!, 1970./

Shruti Sadolikar/ Raga Shree/ Thaat Purvi/ India: Living Media, 2000.


Set Eight:
Equal Interest (Myra Melford, Joseph Jarman, Leroy Jenkins)/ Poem Song/ Equal Interest/ USA: OmniTone, 2000.

Hour Four

Mario Pavone/ Elkna/Street Songs/ USA: Playscape, 2015. 

Ukandanz/ Gela Gela/ Awo/ France: Buda, 2016.

Set Nine:
Thahoun Gèssèssè/ Alegntaye/ Ethiopiques 17/ France;l Buda, 2004.

Rabab/ unknonw/ The Best of Rabab/ Kuwait: Buzaidphone, 1990.

George Wassouf/ Harema Min Ounsak/ Kalam Ennas/ Libanon: Relax-In, 1994.

A Spencer Barefield/ Raise Four/ After the End/ Germany: Sound Aspects, 1989.

Set Ten:
Dahmane el Harrache/ Ya Nakkaret Elmehl/ Dahmane el Harrache: Le Chaâbi, Volume IV/ France: Club du Disque Arabe, 1996.

Conference of the Birds, 4-15-16

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Hour One

Set One:
Nedim Nalbantoglu/ Yemen, yeh man/ Mûsik kimé aittir/ France: al-sur, 1997.

Nazem El Ghazali/ Yaim El Ouyoun El Soud/ Al Aroussa Al Arabia/ Iraq: Duniaphon, 1990.

Ghada Shbier/ Hajarni Habibi.../ Al Muwashahat/ Lebannon: Zaman, 2006.


Set Two:
Mithat Güçlü Karataş (lyrics Nâzem Hikmet)/ Karıma Mektup/ Sevda Şiirleri (Nazım Hikmet)/ Turkey: Bayar Musik Uretim, 2004.

Eric Charles/ a la Derive/ haitian Troubadours Volume 1/ France: Sono, 2001.

Aimé Césaire (perf. Nicole Dogué & Alain Ravaud)/ Torpeur de l'histoire/ Insurrection perlière, vol. 2 (Voyage dans l'écrit d'Aimé Césaire par le dire et la musique à travers son oeuvre)/ Martinique: TC In Productions, 2007.

Wadada Leo Smith Golden Quintet/ American Pts. 1, 2, 3/ Ten Freedom Summers/ USA: Cuneiform, 2012.

Pino Minafra & Canto General w. Louis Moholo-Moholo/ Angel Normali/ Rebel Flames/ UK: Ogun, 2015.


Hour Two

Set Three:
Franco Luambo w. Tabu Ley et al./ Suite le Lettre No. 3-1/ Suite Lettre (Moto Akoloba Somo)/ Kenya: Tamasha, 2010.


Set Four:

Tito Paris/ Graça de Tchega/ Graça de Tchega/ France: Lusafrica, 1996.

Paulo Flores w. Tito Paris/ Clarice/ Paulo Flores: Au Vivo/ Portugal: Tratorte, 2005.


Papá Noel/ Oye! Sabroso Son/ Bana Congo/ UK: Tumi, 2002.


Dimensión Latina/ Ave María Lola/ Éxitos de Oro/ Venezuela: YOYO Records, 2010.


Blue Brass Connection & George Adams/ Vine City/ Cool Affairs/ Austria: PAO Records, 1997.



Set Five:

Oliver Lake/ Tse'lane/ Ntu: Point From Which Creation Begins/ USA: Arista Freedom, 1971.

Ivo Perleman, Mat Maneri/ Two men Walking: Part Four/ Two Men Walking/ UK: Loe, 2015.

Conference of the Birds, 4-8-16

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Hour One

***Set One:
Abdel Aziz el Mubarek/ Achir el Achira/ Orient de Luxe/ Germany: Piranha, no date.

Charles 'Chick' Ganamian And His Orientals/ Halvah (Halvaje)/ Oud Vibrations/ USA: Fingetips, 2012.

Fawn al-Aiedy & L'Oriental jazz/ Shéhérazade/ Tarab/ France: Flat & Sharp, 1992.

***Set One is not included on the podcast due to technical issues during recording.


Set Two:
Henry Threadgill/ Old Locks and Irregular Verbs: Part Four/ Old Locks and Irregular Verbs/ USA: Pi Recordings, 2016.

Reem Kelani/ 1932/ Live at the Tabernacle/ UK: Fuse, 2016.

Sayyed Darwish/ Hella Halla/ Sayyed Darkish: The Father of the New Egyptian Music, 1919 - 1922/ Greece: Phorminx, 2016.


Set Three:
Oum Kalsoum/ Talet Layali El Boaad/ The Best of Oum Kalsoum/ UK: Excalibur, 2013.

Steve Lacy, Steve Potts w. Irene Aebi/ Tips: H,I,J,K,L,M,N/ Tips/ Switzerland: Hat Hut, 1981.


Hour Two

Don Pullen & the African-Brazilian Connection/ Kele Mou Bana/ Live...Again: Live at Montreaux/ USA: Blue Note, 1995.


Set Four:
Dollar Brand, Don Cherry, Carlos Ward/ Bra Joe from Kilimanjaro & Jubilant, Easter Joy/ The Third World - Undergound/ Japan: Nadja - Trio Records, 2014 (1974).

Marilyn Crispell & Tisziji MuñozNo Self, No Thought, No Mind/ The Paradox of Independence/ USA: MRI, 2015.

Jamelão/ Piano Mangueira/ Noventa Anos do Samba/ UK: Tumi, 2015.


Set Five:
Jorge Aragão/ Lua e Estrela/ UIm Jorge/ Brazil: Som Livre, 1993.

Eliza Soares/ Melandro/ Retratos: Elza Soares/ Brazil: EMI Brazil, 1994.


Set Six:
Zaïko Langa Langa/ Amour suicide/ Zaiko Langa Langa, vol. 7 (Hits inoubliables)/ France: DMS- Le Monde des artistes, 1987.

Conference of the Birds, 4-1-16

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Hour One

Set One:
Enrique Morente/ Defender Andalucía/ Depegando/ Spain: CBS, 1996.

Pansequito/ De romería vamos/ Un Canto a la Libertad/ Spain: Bujío, 2009.

Salim Halali/ Moi je suis d'un pays/ Salim Halali: Au Maroc/ France: Club du Disque Arabe, 1991.


Set Two:
Chabuca Granda/ La Herida Oscura/ Tarimba Negra/ Spain: Fonomusic, 1978.

Juan Rosales/ Los Obreros de Huancayo/ Huayno Music of Peru, Vol. 2/ USA: Arhoolie, 1993.

Mart'nália/ Renascer Das Cinzas/ Mart'nália Em Berlim Ao Vivo/ Brazil: Biscoito Fino, 2007.

Chico Freeman/ Pepe's Samba/ Morning Prayer/ Japan: Whynot, 1975.


Set Three:
Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone/ Saturn/ Departure of Reason/ USA: Thirsty Ear, 2011.

Sun Ra w. The Cosmic Rays/ Dreaming/ Gilles Peterson Presents Sun Ra And His Arkestra: To Those of Earth... And Other Worlds/ UK: Strut, 2015.

Eddie Gale/ African Sunshine/ Eddie Gale Live at Vision Festival X/ USA: self-released?, 2007.


Hour Two

Set Four:
Reem Kelani/ Yarmouk (Huna Al-Yarmouk!)/ Live at the Tabernacle/ UK: Fuse, 2016.

Na'ama/ Meskine Ya Kalbi/ Best of Naâma, Vol. 3 (La diva tunisienne)/ France: Jasmine, 2013.

Cheb Mami/ Ana mazel/ Kings of Raï/ France: Atoll, 2005.

Nasro/ Dhaktek/ Nasr Duo Fella/ Algeria: Royal Music, 2013.

Antique/ Die for You/ Die For You/ Sweden: Bonnier, 2001.

Eli Sarri/ Ego Plirono Me Drachmes/ Ego Plirono Me Drachmes/ Greece: FM, 2012.


Set Five:
Sambasunda/ Taubat/ Takbir Sholawat/ Indonesia: Gema Nada Pertiwi, 2014.

Fred Frith, Joëlle Leandre, Alvan Curran, Urs Leimgruber/ Maxwell Park/ Oakland-Lisboa/ France: Rogue Art, 2015.


Set Six:
Kyoto Imperial Court Music Orchestra/ Karyobin/ Gagaku: Japanese Court Music/ USA: Lyrchord, 1994.

Conference of the Birds, 3-25-16

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Hour One

Set One:
Osvaldo Golijov (perf. by Dawn Upshaw and Andalusian Dogs)/ Ayre - Yah, Annah Emtza'Cha; Golijov: Ayre - Ariadna En Su Labertino/ Golijov: Ayre; Berio: Folk Songs/ Germany: Deutsche Gramophon, 2004.

Set Two:
Erik Friedlander/ Two little Pearls/ Oscalypso/ USA: Skipstone, 2015.

Mark Feldman, Uri Caine, Greg Gohen & Joey Baron/ Kel Adon/ Secrets/ USA: Tzadik2009.

Cecil Taylor/ Lino/ Solo/ Japan: Trio, 1973.


Set Three:
Carlos do Carmo & Aldina Duarte/ Vou Contigo, Coração/ Fado É Amor/ Portugal: Universal, 2013.

Elizeth Cardoso/ manhã de Carnaval (Eurydice)/ Orfeu Negro: The Orginal Soundtrack of the Movie Black Orpheus/ USA: Epic, 1959.

Beth Carvalho/ Silêncio/ Sentimento Brasileiro/ Brazil: RCA Victor, 1980.

Agostinho dos Santos/ Morte do Amor (feat. Maestro Nelsinho)/ Agostinho Dos Santos/ UK: Odeon, 1970.

Fred Hopkins & Diedre Murray/. Calypso/ Stringology/ Italy: Black Saint, 1994.


Hour Two


Set Four:
Diedre Murray & Fred Hopkins/ Jelly Ollie/ Firestorm/ Canada: Victo, 1990.

Kala Ramnath (w. Subhankar Banerjee & Abhjit Banerjee)/ Shankara/ Aavartan - A Musical Odyssey/ India: Kalashree Music Foundation, 2012.

Maryam Saleh/ Wahdi/ Mesh Baghanny/ Lebanon: eka3, 2012.


Set Five:
Sonora Ponceña/ Borinquen/ Sonora Ponceña - 45 Aniversario (En Vivo)/ USA: BMG, 2001.

Cecil Taylor New Ensemble/ Sperichill on Calling/ Belgium: MPS, 1978.