Music of the World with Stephen Kent

Music of the World honors the life of Ornette Coleman

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 21: Ornette Coleman performs on stage as part of Meltdown at the Royal Festival Hall on June 21, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by C Brandon/Redferns)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – JUNE 21: Ornette Coleman performs on stage as part of Meltdown at the Royal Festival Hall on June 21, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by C Brandon/Redferns)

This morning’s show begins today with a tribute to Ornette Coleman, one of the greats of American jazz, who has passed away today at the age of 85.

Then we feature a live performance and interview in the KPFA studio with Soji who, with his  Afrobeat Band opens the People’s Park stage at the 12th annual Berkeley World Music Festival at 1pm Sat June 13th (www.berkeleyworldmusic.org).

 

 

Playlist

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
oRNETTE coLEMAN (USA)Africa is the Mirror of all ColorsIN All AlnguagesVerve
oRNETTE cOLEMAN (USA)Word For BirdIn All LanguagesVerve
Nawal (Cormoros Islands)KweliKwelinawali.com
Soji & The Afrobeat Band (Bay Area)No LimitIn the Flowsojisoundz.com
Sojilive in the KPFA Studio
Soji & The Afrobeat BandMoyegeIn The Flowsojisoundz.com
Mama Sissoko (Mali)Jarabi MusoSoleil de MinuitTinder
Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited (Zimbabwe)Kuvarira MukatiRise UpChimurenga Music Company

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