The Central Park Sessions continued Thursday, Aug 10 with the Cuban band El Septo Santiaguero headlining. They were kind enough to stop by our studios for an exclusive live session to share some of their music with us last Monday morning on Global Revolutions. Have a listen and enjoy the beautiful music of Cuba!
It is with great sadness that WORT announces that DJ Captain Juju of Tropical Rhythms, aka Pierre-Claver Goudjo Gbedey, has passed away at age 77. Besides his role as a WORT program host, local concert promoter, and restaurateur he also owned and operated the African boutique Vision d’Afrique. “Pierre Gbedey truly brought the world of African music […]
Howdy, listeners I will be leaving the country in four months and I’m not sure when I will be back. Join me for one of the last Queen of Exiles editions of Diaspora on Thursday, June first, from 9 am until noon. We’ll soak up the sun and get ready for summer together. I look forward […]
On Thursday, May 18 at 10 am, Chris Ruppenthal (renowned string player for local bands such as Mal-O-Dua) will join Terry O’ for thirty minutes of Hawaiian music played from Chris’ collection of rare 78 rpm recordings.
While at one of the largest international music festivals in the US, Global Revolutions host Dan Talmo sat down with members of three headlining bands: Abajo del Agua, Dengue Fever, and Las Cafeteras. These conversations give insight into what makes world music so relevant today. Listen to the interviews posted below:
Diaspora’s Terry O’Laughlin shares an interesting conversation about music and musical history with the great Indian tabla master Ustad Zakir Hussain, who’s worked with Mickey Hart, John McLaughlin, Eric Harland, Yo Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Béla Fleck, Pharoah Sanders, Charles Lloyd and many more. Zakir Hussain appears with Rahul Sharma on Thursday, April 27, 8 […]