The upcoming birthdays of Hugh Masekela (4/4) and Ravi Shankar (4/7) prompted a train of thought that stopped at the station of “let’s do a radio show featuring musicians who are/were still making music as elders.” Along with those two, let’s hear from Asha Bhosle, Wendo Kolosoy, Abdullah Ibrahim, Celia Cruz, Ernest Ranglin, Dorothy Masuka, Tito Puente, Miriam Makeba, Tony Allen, and others! Plus a few new releases to round out the show.
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Sergio Mendes “Berimbau / Consolacao (feat. Stevie Wonder & Gracinha Leporace)” from Timeless
Tito Puente “Mambo Diablo” from Mambo Diablo
Grand Afro Cuban Orchestra of Generoso Jiminez “Dame un chance” from Generoso Que Bueno Toca Usted
Celia Cruz “Yo vivire (I Will Survive)” from The Absolute Collection
Michael Stipe & Asha Bhosle “The Way You Dream” from 1 Giant Leap
Dorothy Masuka “Hapo Zamani” from The Definitive Collection
Miriam Makeba “Pata Pata 2000” from Homeland
Manu Dibango “Soul Makossa 2.0” from Past Present Future
Set break — KAOS Community Billboard
Abdullah Ibrahim “African Marketplace” from The Very Best Of Abdullah Ibrahim
Ernest Ranglin & Avila “Joan’s Pen” from Bless Up
Tony Allen “Celebrate” from Secret Agent
Hugh Masekela “Fiela” from Jabulani
Skatalites “Freedom Sounds” from From Paris With Love
Celeste Rodrigues “Meus olhos” from The Rough Guide to Fado
Cesaria Evora “Zinha” from Nha Sentimento
Kim Sinh “Lieu Durong hoang thien khuc” from Music from Vietnam
Wendo Kolosoy “Toko Wela Wela” from Amba
Boubacar Traore “Mbalimaou” from Mbalimaou
Obo Addy “Alagao Welcoming the Spirits” from Wonche Bi
Abelardo Barroso “En Guantánamo (with Orquesta Sensación)” from Cha Cha Cha (with Orquesta Sensación)
Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar
Jaime Cuadra “El plebeyo (excerpt)” from Cholo Soy
Mucca Pazza “J’accuse” from L.Y.A.
Briga “Plovdivska Kopanitza” from wake
Taraf de Haidouks “Balalau From Bucharest” from Of Lovers, Gamblers & Parachute Skirts
The Very Best “Mwana Wanga” from Makes a King