Music of the World with Stephen Kent

Music of the World with Stephen Kent – July 23, 2015

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Beginning with a tribute to the revolutionary Chilean folk singer and activist Victor Jara this show also features a live appearance and interview with song collector and folk singer Sam Lee of the UK (SamLeeSong.co.uk), whose work follows in the footsteps of such luminaries as Alan Lomax, Chris Strachwitz (very much alive and kicking), and … Continued


Music of the World with Stephen Kent

Music of the World with Stephen Kent – June 25, 2015

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Today’s program features an interview with Banning Eyre of Afropop Worldwide, whose new book “Lion Song – Thomas Mapfumo and the music that made Zimbabwe” Duke University Press) is about the great Zimbabwean band leader and social/political commentator whose rise to prominence began during Zimbabwe’s struggle for Independence in the 1970’s and whose music shines a … Continued


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