2017-02-24 Music of Carnival and Mardi Gras

trinidad-and-tobago-carnivalThis week we celebrate the end of the Mardi Gras season as Fat Tuesday approaches. Carnival music from Brazil, New Orleans, Trinidad, and other Carnival-celebrating corners of the planet.

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Hour 1
Nation Beat
“Canto da Ema / All On a Mardi Gras Day (feat. Cha Wa)” from Carnival Caravan – EP

Max Pollak “big chief” from RumbaTap

¡Cubanismo! “Mardi Gras Mambo (feat. John Boutté & The Yockamo All-Stars)” from Mardi Gras Mambo – ¡Cubanismo! In New Orleans (feat. John Boutté & The Yockamo All-Stars)

Maria De Barros “manha de Carnaval” from Nha Mundo

Lord Pretender “human race” from The Rough Guide to Calypso Gold

Atilla the Hun “History of Carnival” from History of Carnival

Rebirth Brass Band “Do Whatcha Wanna” from Ultimate New Orleans Brass

Harry Belafonte “don’t Stop the Carnival” from Banana Boat Song

Set break — KAOS Community Billboard

Maracatu New York “Baque de Brooklyn” from Baque de Brooklyn

SambaDa “Manha” from Salve a Bahia

Treme Brass Band “Hey Pocky Away” from Treme Traditions

Unknown Artist “Flag Woman” from Steel Band Music of the Caribbean

Los Po-Boy-Citos “Big Chief” from New Orleans Latin Soul

Hour 2
Bo Dollis and The Wild Magnolias
“Golden Crown” from I’m Back…At Carnival Time!

Charlie Palmieri “Las Negritas De Carnaval” from Soul Jazz Records Presents Nu Yorica! Culture Clash In New York City: Experiments In Latin Music 1970-77

Mighty Panther “Barbados Carnival” from Calypso

Manu Dibango “African Carnaval” from Africadelic

Bat Makumba “Lua bonita” from Bat Makumba

The Original Pinettes Brass Band “Mardi Gras in New Orleans” from Finally

Dejan’s Olympia Brass Band “The New Second Line” from Here Come Da Great Olympia Band

Cesaria Evora “Carnaval de São Vicente” from Cafe Atlántico

Nei Lopes “Samba de Elegua” from The Rough Guide to the Music of Brazil: Rio de Janeiro

Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar

Toucans Steel Drum Band “Take Me to the Carnival” from Toucans Play Calypso!

Correo Aereo “Carnaval” from Lo Que Me Dijo El Viento

The Nile Project “Uruzi Nil (feat. Steven Sogo)” from Jinja

FolkBeat “Вишня / Cherry” from I’m Marching on My Own

Tinariwen “Assàwt” from Elwan

Orchestra Baobab “Caravana” from Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng

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