Conference of the Birds Podcast

Conference of the Birds, 7-15-16

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Hour One


Set One:

Sonny Criss Orchestra/ Daughter of Cochise/ Sonny's Dream (Birth of the New Cool)/ USA: Prestige, 1968.

Konomo N°1 w./ Batida/ Bom Dia/ Konomo N°1 Meets Batida/ Belgium: Crammed Discs, 2016.


Set Two:
Grupo Abbilona/ Obstala 2/ Obstala III/ Cuba: DDS - Carbe Sound, 2013.

Jerry Gonzalez & the Fort Apahce Band/ Obatalá/ Obatalå/ Germany: Enja, 1989.

Jim Pepper/ Witchi Tai To/ The Path/ Germany: Enja, 1988.

Kamasi Washington/ Seven prayers/ The Epic/ USA: Brainfeeder, 2015.

Nzé Menvié/ Zambi Pungu/ Gabnb: Les musiciens de la forêt/ France: Ocora, 1981.


Set Three:
Mbongwana Star/ Kimpala Pala/ From Kinshasha/ UK: World Circuit, 2015.


Wenge Musica BCBG/ Kama/ Les anges adorables, vol. 2/ France: Sonodisc, 1994.

Teofilo Chantre/ Au Restau De l'Exil/ Mestissage/ France: Lusafrica, 2011.


Hour Two


Set Four:
Maria Alice/ Pove Podê Na Tchôm/ Lagrima e Suplica/ Cape Verde: Zona Musical, 2002.

Roberto y Su Nuevo Montuño/ La China de Oriente/ Aquí Esta/ USA: International Records, 1972.

Étiole de Dakar/ Esta China/ Étoile de Dakar Volume 1:L Absa Gueye/ UK: Stern's, 1994.

Frank Wright/ China/ One for John/ UK: Affinity, 1979.


Set Five:
Zuhal Olcay/ Esmi Resimier/ Askin Halleri/ Turkey: Ada Müsik, 2009.


Set Six:
Abdel Aziz el Mubarek/ Bissaraha/ Straight from the Heart/ UK: World Circuit, 1989.


Conference of the Birds, 7-8-16

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Hour One


Set One:

Maria Azoia/ Estranha Forma de Vida/ Ao Vivo no Teatro Sá da Bandeira/ Portugal: Maria Azoia, 2009.

Bright Moments (Joseph Jarman, Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre, Kahil el-Zabar, Malachi Favors, Steve Colson)/ Fragmentation - Prayer At Twilight/ Return of the Lost Tribe/ USA: Delmark, 1998.


Set Two:
Fosforito/ Los Desengaños  y el Tiempo/ Fundamento/ Spain: Universal, 2012.

Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers/ Free for All/ Free for All/ USA: Prestige, 1964.

unknown/ Galla Song/ Ethiopian Urban and Tribal Music: Gold to Wax Volume 2/ USA: Lyrichord, no date.


Set Three:
Orchestra Ethiopia/ Od/ Ethiopiques, Vol. 23: Orchestra Ethiopia/ France: Buda, 2007.

Ukandanz/ Lantchi Biyé/ Awo/ France: Buda, 2016.

Eric Revis 11:11/ Mxr/ Parrallax/ Portugal: Clean Feed, 2012.

Myra Melford/ Barcelona/ Life Carries Me This Way/ USA: Firehouse 12, 2013.

Fadela/ N'Sal Fik/ Kindîre Mâak/ Belgium: MLP, 2013.

Chex Mami/ Trab 2/ Reves d'Oasis: Desert Blues, Vols. 1 & 2/ Germany, Netwerk, 2012.


Hour Two

Set Four:
Kishore Amonkar/ Raga Adana Malhar: Khayal In Drut Teentaal "Aai Re Badariya Kaari Kaari"/ Malhar Malika/ India: Saregama, 1999.

John Coltrane/ India/ The Complete 1961 Village Vanguard Concerts/ USA: Impulse!, 1997.


Set Five:
Ivo Perleman, Mat Maneri, Joe Morris, Gerald Cleaver/ Harsh Moon/ Breaking Point/ UK: Leo, 2016.

Ensemble al-Umayri/ Carib al-Faraj/ Le Sawt de Kuwait/ France: Insitut du Monde Arabe, 2004.


Conference of the Birds, 7-1-16

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Hour One


Set One:

Tim O'Dwyer/The Past / The Fold (Köln Project)/ UK: Leo, 2106.

Efi Georgakoupoulou/ Ela Mes Tin Agkalia Mou/ Volta Sta Klaring Volume 2/ Greece: BMG, 1995.

Kiki Fragkouli/ Elatos (Tsimiko)/ Dimotiko Panigiri/ Greece: FM, 2010.

Nikos Gouvas/ To Klarino Pou Milai/ Tsiftetelioa Mi Klarina Ke Violia/ Greece: BMG, 1995.


Set Two:
Shimal/ Mavilim/ Turkey: Modern Tradition/ UK: Arc, 1999.


Set Three:
Kunnakudi Vaidhyanathan/ Kurai Onrum Illai ( Ragamalika)/ Sri Annamayya Aradhana Kunnakudi Vaidhyanathan/ India: Saregama, 2007.

Ali Yahyaten/ Ya Mudjaarb/ Les Grands Maîtres de la Chanson Kabyle: Akli Yahyatene/ France: Club du Disque Arabe, 1999.

Cheikh Elhasnaoui/ Sani Sani/ Les Grands Maîtres de la Chanson Kabyle Volume II/ France: Club du Disque Arabe, 1991.

Jacob Hoffman & Kandal's Orchestra/ Diona & Hora/ I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore/ USA: Mississippi, 2007.


Set Four:
Juan Carlos Caceres/ Bar Florida/ Tango Negro (En Vivo)/ Argentina: CNR Discos, 2016.


Hour Two


Fred Anderson/ Ode to Alvin Fielder/ 21st Century Chase/ USA: Delmark, 2009.

Adalberto Alvarez y su Son/ Mamâita no queire/ Dale como es/ Cuba: Egrem, 1993.

Totó la Momposina/ Yo Me Llamo Cumbia/ La Bodega/ UK: Astar Artes, 2010.

Silvio Rodriguez/ La Familia, la Propiedad Privada y el Amor/ Al Final de Este Viaje.../ Cuba: MSI, 1978.

El Cabrero/ La Lluvia Sucede En El Pasado/ Que Corra De Boca En Boca/ Spain: Doblon, no date.


Set Five:
Remedios Amaya/ Quiero amanecer con alguien/ Rompiendo el silencio/ Spain: Warner, 2016.

Andrew Cyrille Quartet/ Aftermath/ Good to Go (with a Tribute to Bu...)/ Italy: Soul Note, 1987.


Set Six;
Sirone/ Illusions of Reality/ Artistry/ USA: Of the Cosmos, no date.

Gabriella Ghermandi et al./ Tew Below/ Celebrating Emperor Tewodros II/ UK: Arc, 2016.

Conference of the Birds, 6-24-16

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Hour One


Set One:

Arlindo Cruz/ Amor Com Certeza/ Sambista Perfeito/ Brazil: Deckdisk, 2007.

Amandio Cabral/ Trisalegria/ Tristaleria/ France: Lusafrica, 1996.

Franz Kogelmann & Moonblue Quartet/ Moon Dreams/ L'Heure Bleue/ Switzerland: Hat Hut, 1991.

Javelina Pérola Negra/ Maria Tristeza/ Javelina Pérola Negra/ Brazil: Som Livre, 1986.


Set Two:
Rokia Traoré/ Dianguina/ Mounelissa/ France; Label Bleu-Indigo, 2001.

Ensemble Watmon Amone/ Too paco/ Ouganda: Musique des Acholi/ France: Inédit - Maison du cultures du monde, 2007.

Sekouba "Bimbino" Diabate/ Dioula/ Le Destin/ Germany: Popular African Music, no date.

Achol I/ Nangu Ringu Oromo/ Cwara Mara/ Uganda: Uganda Performing Right Society, 2015.

Herbie Nichols Trio/ Riff Primitif/ The Complete BVLue Note Recordings of Herbie Nichols/ USA: Blue Note, 1997.

Andrew Hill/ Desire/ Change/ USA: Blue Note, 2007.


Set Three:
The Out Louds (Mary Holvorson, Ben Goldberg, Tomas Fujiwara)/ Nearly Wild/ The Out Louds/ USA: Relative Pitch, 2016.


Hour Two

Set Four:
Sabri Brothers/ Mere Hamsaf mere Hamnawa/ Pyer Ke Mor: Live in the UK Volume I/ UK: Oriental Star Agencies, 1993.

Ahmad Ghulam Farid Sabri/ Jis Ne Madine Jama/ Bhar Do Jholi, Volume 4 - Islamic Qawwalies/ Pakistan: Hi-Tech, 2014.


Set Five:
Rosa Eskenazi/ I Tserkeza/ Kanarini Mou Glyko (Recordings 1930-1947)/ Greece: Vintage Music, 2012.

Hamlet Yücesses/ Kadifeden Kesesi/ Makber/ Turkey: Mu-Yap, 1993.

Adana/ Adana Çïftetellïsï/ escale en Turquie/ France: Pathé, no date.

Khemaïs Tarnane & Orchestre et chorale de la Radio Tunisienne/ Tüshiya/ Anthologie du Malouf, Vol. 1: Nûba al-Dhîl/ France: Inédit - Maison des cultures du monde, 1992.

Juan Peña el Lebrijano w. Orquesta Andalusi de Tenger/ Pensamientos/ Encuentros/ UK: Globestyle, 1989.

Nass el Ghiwane/ Iâafou moulana/ Musiques du Maroc de Tanger au Sahara/ France-Marocco: Institut du Monde Arabe -Le Temes au Maroc, 1999.

Conference of the Birds, 6-17-16

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Hour One

Set One:

Steve Coleman & Five Elements/ Ritual- Septet (Fire)/ Weaving Symbolics/ France: Label Bleu, 2006.

Jaipong Ensemble/ Jaipong w. Indonesian Lyric/ Kumpulan Seni Tradisi Nusantara/ Indonesia: Seni Tradisi, 2014.

Ustad Bismillah Khan w. Dr.Soma Ghosh/ Dadra - Mohe Panghat Pe Nandlal/ Ras Barse (Live At Nehru Centre)/ India: Times, 2013.

Dimi Mint Abba/ Oum el Khayriyel Ou Laila Jaw/ Musique et Chants de Mauratanie/ France: Auvidis, 1992.



Set Two:
Diaba Koïta/ Diamadouassi/ Bencounda/ Mali: Kalitex, 2014.

anon/ Trio de Harpes Adundu/ Ouganda: Aux Sources du Nil/ France: Ocora, 2010.

William Parker & Raining on the Moon w/ Leena Conquest/ Song of Hope/ Raining on the Moon/ USA: Thirsty Ear, 2000.

Sonny Simmons & Brandon Evans/ Salute ot Ustad Bismillah Khan/ A Salute to Ustad Bismillah Khan/ USA: Parallactic, 2001.


Hour Two

Jen Shyu & Jade Tongue/ Mother of Time/ Sounds and Cries of the World/ USA: Pi Recordings, 2015.


Set Three:
Sexteto Manaure/ Bajo el Trujillo Guajiro/ Diablos del Ritmo 1960-1985 - The Colombian Melting Pot/ The Netherlands: Analog Africa, 2012.

Booker Ervin w./ Dexter Gordon/ Setting the Pace/ Setting the Pace/ USA: Prestige, 1967.

Guelewar/ President Jawara - Abdou Diouf/ Halleli N'Dakarou (Live 1982 At Kaolack Canari Club, Senegal)/ Greece: Teranga Beat, 2011.


Set Four:
Hakim Jami & the Revelation Ensemble w. James "Blood" Ulmer/ Proof/ Revealing/ USA: Reparation Records, no date.

Conference of the Birds, 6-10-16

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Hour One

Set One:
Ti-Coca/ Legba/ Haiti: Ti-Coca and Toto Bissanthe/ Germany: Netwerk Medien, 1999.

Le Zagazougou/ Allah Ma Diana/ Zagazougoug Coup/ Germany: Piranha, 1993.

Cuban Marimba Band/ Shemeji Shemeji/ Tanzania Sound/ USA: original Music, 1993.

The Lion/Death/ Fall of Man: Calypsos on the Human Condition/ USA: Rounder, 1999.


Set Two:
Caresser/ Exploiting/  Fall of Man: Calypsos on the Human Condition/ USA: Rounder, 1999.

Emeline Michel/ Mwen Pa Ka Lage'w/ Reine de Coeur/ Canada: Cheval de Feu, 2008.

Tarbaby/ E-Math/ The End of Fear/ USA: Posi-tone, 2010.

anon./ Solo Song of a Woman/ Chad: Music of Kanem/ Germany: Barenreiter-Musicaphon, 1963.

Ami Koïta/ Concorde Gaye/ Tata Sira/ Freance: Éditions Bolibana, no date.

Bengt Berger, Don Cherry & The Bitter Funeral Beer Band/ Bitter Funeral Beer/ Live in Frankfurt '82/ Sweden: Country & Eastern, 2011.


Set Three:
Nawal el-Kuwaiti/ Yafahamni/ Nawal 2013/ U.A.E.: EMI Arabia, 2013.


Hour Two

Farida w. Iraqi Maqam Ensemble/ A Sumerian Princess/ Sun of Iraq/ The Netherlands: Papyros,2008.



Set Four:
Eric Dolphy/ Glad to Be Unhappy/ Eric Dolphy In Europe: Volume 1/ USA: Prestige, 1964.

Gal Costa/ Minha Voz, Minha Vida/ Monha Voz/ Brazil: Philips, 1982.

La Niña de los Peines/ Sombrerito de Hule/ Voz de Estaño Fundido/ Spain: Sonifolk, no date.

Pilar Garcia/ U I Dos/ Espagne - Valencia, cant d'estil - joutes chantées (Spain - Singing Contests)/ France: Ocora, 2007.

E. Moraiti & Georgia Mittaki/ Me Gelasan Mia Haravgi/ Ta Kleftika, No. 6/ Greece: FM, no date.