Conference of the Birds Podcast

Conference of the Birds, 5-20-16

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Hour One

Set One:
Alfredo Rodriguez/ Africa 93/ Para Yoya/ France: Bleu Caribe, 1993.

Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez/ Soy la Ley/ Soy la Ley/ USA: Fania, 1979. 

Andy Montañez/ Genio y Figura/ Andy Montañez: Grandes Exitos/ USA: Rodoven, 1992.


Set Two:
Johnny Colon/ Guajira y Tambor/ Portrait of Johnny/ USAL: Cotique, 2016.

Sun Ra/ Space is the Place/ Space is the Place/ USA: Impulse!, 1998.

anon./ Nembon/ Cameroun: Pymées Bedzan de la plaine Tikar/ France: Inedit - Maison des Cultures du Monde, 2000.


Set Three:
Henry Threadgill Very Very Circus w. Aisha Puthli/ My Rock/ Easily Slip Into Another World/ USA: Novus, 1987.


Hour Two


Coumba Gawlo w. Souleymane Faye/ Su Fiu Ande/ Gawlo & Diego/ France: Espace Africa, 2003.

Thione Seck & Raam Daan/ Mass N'Diaye/ France: Syllart, 1983.


Set Four:
Johnny Dyani et al./ Ntyilo, Ntyilo/ Witchdoctor's Son/ The Netherlands: Steeplechase, 1978.

Toquinho y Vinicius/ O Velho E A Flor/ O Poeta E O Violão/ Brazil: Som Livre-RGE, 1975. 

Sylvia Talles w. Trio Tamba & Quarteto VIllalobos/ Canta, Canta Mais/ Reencontro/ Brazil: Elenco, 1966.

Lionel Rugama/ La Tierra es un Satélite de la Luna & El Libro de la Historia del Che/ Poesía Trunca 20: Palabra de Esta America/ Cuba: Casa de las Americas, no date.


Set Five:
Les Guanaguas/ Lanrjak/ Casablanca: Gnawa Music from Morroco/ Morocco: No Label, 2011.

Joachim Kühn, Majid Bekkas, Ramon lopez, Archie HSeppp (et al)/ Kulu se Mama/ Voodoo Sense/ Germany: ACT Sound & Vision, 2013.

Conference of the Birds, 5-13-16

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Hour One

Set One:
Grigoris Bithikotsis/ The Prison halls Echo/ The Greek Rebetika/ Greece: EMI Minos, 2001.

Magda el Yahyaoui/ Zwaken Yi Himaki/ Untitled/ no date


Set Two:
Edward Musa w. Moraito et al./ The World/ Journey to the Roots of Flamenco/ Spain: Buijo, 2003.

Roy Campbell/ The Akhenaten Suite Part I: Intro & Part I/ Akhenaten Suite/ USA: AUM Fidelity, 2008.

John Lindberg/ Dresden Moods/ Trilogy of Works for Eleven Instrumentalists/ Italy: Black Saint, 1985.


Hour Two

Set Three:
Remedios Amaya/ Rompiendo el Silencio (Bulería)/ Rompiendo el Silencio/ Spain: Warner, 2016.

La Tobala/ La Mano a mi me duele/ Lenguaje Puro/ Spain: Le Voz del Flamenco, 2008.

Larry Ochs, Mark Dresser, Vladimir TarasovDialectical Jones/ Live in Moscow: Jones Jones/ Poland: Not Two, 2016.

anon. Peuhl Musicians/ Solo de Hautbois: Odilarou/ Nomades du Désert: Les Peuls du Niger/. France: PlayaSound, no date.


Set Four:
Allah & Sarijah w. Ronggéng band/ Sri Mersing/ Music of  Indonesia: Volume 11: Melayu Music of Sumatra and the Riau Islands/ USA: Smithsonian Folkways, 1996.

Abdel Aziz el Mubarek/ Achir el Achira/ Orient de Luxe/ Germany; Piranha, no date.

Ahmed Abdel Raheem/ Hamam Al Garam/ Hama Al Garam/ Greece: Music Master, 1998.

Ghulam Ali/ Ehsaas/ India: Venus, 2000.

Bhimsen Joshi/ Raga Basant/ Thaat Purvi/ India: Music Today, 2000.

Conference of the Birds, 5-6-16

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Hour One

Set One:
Orchestra Super Mazembe/ Ndona/ Mazembe @ 45rpm Vol. 2/ Kenya: A.I.T. Recordings, 2013.


Set Two:
Kwabena Nama (Sunday Monday)/ Mame Buabi Menna/ Ghana: Musique Vin de Palme/ France: Buda, 2000.

Saadou Bori/ Soyeya/ Niamey Twice/ UK: Stern's, 1993.

Sorry Bamba/ Hamdallaye/ Hamdallaye/ France: Sonodisc, 1997.

Aww de Sangha (Dogon musicians)/ Musique des Masques (dama): Yagule: jeune fills/ Mali: Les Dogon: Musique des masques et des funérailles/ France: inédit, 2000.

Dogon musicians/ Bulu (fête des semailles)/ Mali: Cérémonies rituelles des Dogons (Ritual Ceremonies of the Dogon). Switzerland: VDE-Gallo, 1994.


Set Three:
Joe Fonda - The Nu Band/ The Dope and the Ghost/ The Dope and the Ghost/ Poland: Not Two, 2008.


Hour Two

Set Four:

Julius Hemphill Sextet/ At Dr. King's Table- Ascension/ At Dr. King's Table/ USA: Music & Arts, 1997.

Luca Sissela Roofer/ Rockaway/ Prospect/ UK: Leo, 2015.

Eri Yamamoto/ Blue in Tunisia/ In Each Day, Something Good/ USA: AUM Fidelity, 2010.

Aïda Nassim/ Ifrah ya galba - Ya ouicha jibi l'goula/ Ifrah ya galba / Tunisia; Brahim Ouanasser, 2013.


Set Five:
Victor Jara/ Arribà Monte/ Best Of Victor Jara/ USA: One World, 2011.

Mária Teresa Vera/ Eso No Es Na/ Son de Cuba/ Cuba: Egrem, 1992.

Felix Baloy y su Cuban Son Allstars/ De Donde Es el Son/ Unpoquito de Fé/ UJK: Tumi, 2004.

A Lo Cubano (ALC)/ Vanilla y Chocolate/ Dimelo! Con Salsa, Vol. 2/ USA: Dimelo, 2006.

The Latin Brothers/ Las Calaveras/ Greatest Hits/ Columbia: Discos Fuentes, 1994.

The Latin Jazz Quintet & Eric Dolphy/ Mamba Ricci/ Caribé/ USA: Original Jazz, 1960.

Conference of the Birds, 4-29-16

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Hour One

Set One:
Vindya Basini Devi/ Ô Gange/ Inde du Nord: Mithila: Chants d'amour de Vidyapati/ France; Ocora, 1995.

Faqirs du Sindh/ Sur Sasui Husaini/ Pakistan: Faqirs du Sindh/ France: Buda, 2007.

Sabri Brothers/ Kami Kamiliya Wale/ Echos du paradis: Sufi Soul/ Germany: Netwerk Medien, 2013.


Set Two:
Abdora'uf/ An Khodâvând/ Baloutchistan: Musiques d'extase et de guérison/ France: Ocora, 1992.

unknown/ Jhumra/ Himalaya and Nepal/ France: Sunset-Airmail, 1999.

Rames Kazi et al./ Wane Tela Jila Thau Kalâyâ Tha Ché/ Folk Music of Nepal/ Japan: King Co., 1994.

Bagad Men Ha Than w. Doudou n"Diaye Rose et al/ Yassalame a dounia/ Dakar/ France: L'oz productions, 2000.

David Murray w. Fo Deuk Revue + Amiri Baraka/ Chant Africaine/ Fo Deuk Revue/ Canada; Justin Time, 1997.

Omar Pene w. Super Diamono/ Chômeur/ Fara/ UK: Stern's, 1993.

Hour Two

Set Three:

Marion Brown/ Africa/ Live in Japan/ Japan: DIW-Japan, 1991.


Set Four:
Bagad Men Ha Than w. Doudou n"Diaye Rose et al/ Du Ze/ Dakar/ France" L'oz Productions, 2000.

Toumani Diabate's Symmetric Orchestra/ Wasso/ Boulevard de l'Independence/ USA: Nonesuch, 2006.

Tîécoro Sissoko/ Ti ta Ti/ Keme Borama/ USA: KSK Recordings, 2014.

L'Orchestra Sidi Yassa de Kayes/ Lali/ L'Orchestra Sidi Yassa de Kayes/ USA: Kindred Spirits, 2014.

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.