Conference of the Birds Podcast

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.

Conference of the Birds, 5-27-16

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Hour One

Set One:
Papa Wemba/ Phrase/ M'Zee Fula Ngenge/ France: Agitrade, 1991.

Steve Lacy/ Across/ Vespers/ Italy: Soul Note, 1993.

Ngbaka Men's group. Song for Ancestor's Souls: ze ze ze kuluze/ Central African Republic/ Germany; Barenreiter Musicaphon, 1983.


Set Two:
Wolof musicians/ Mankayra/ Senegal: Musique Wolof/ France; Ocra, 2007.

Skip James/ Cherry Ball Blues/ The Very Best of Skip James/ USA: Fuel, 2000.

Papa Wemba/ Mississippi/ Ainsi soit-il (The Complete Papa Wemba)/ France: Sonodisc, 2016.

Rent Remus Life's Blood Ensemble/ Cherry Vanilla/ Rising Colossus/ USA: Edgetone, 2016.

anonymous Mpyemo musicians/ Canto funebre/ Africa - Dolore e Magia - (Central African Republic)/ Italy: Albatross, 1975.

Archie Shepp/ Three for a Quarter/ Three for a Quarter, One for a Dime/ USA: Impulse!, 1969.


Hour Two

Set Three:
Baña/ Morte Dum Tchuk/ 80 Años a Cantar Cabo Verde/ France: Sons d'Africa, 2012.

Cesura Evora/ Coragem Irmon/ Cabo Verde/ France: Lusafrica, 1997.

Felipe Mukenga (w. Zeca Baleiro)/ Uma Volta e Meia/ Nós Somos Nós/ France: Sarava, 2009.

Virgilio Martí/ Todos Vuelven. Saludando a los Rumberos/ USA: Caiman, 1984.


Set Four:
Beth Carvalho/ Andança/ Andança/ Braziul: Odeon, 1969.

Willem Breuker Kollektief w. Loes Loca/ from Hunger: Breadriot, Red Sunrise, Time is an Empty Bottle of Wine/ Hunger/ The Netherlands: BV Haast, 2000.


Set Five:
Jon Jang Sextet w. Genny Lim/ Yellow Woman (reprise)/ Island: The Immigrant Suite No. 1/ Italy: Soul Note, 1987.

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.