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WOMEX 2009

World Routes, WOMEX 2009 Episode 1 of 2

Lucy Duran presents highlights from WOMEX, the annual gathering of the world music industry. The 2009 event takes place in Copenhagen in Denmark and showcases the newest bands and the freshest talent in world music. With performances by Chinagrass band Hanggai from the Chinese province of Inner Mongolia, and Quebec folk band Yves Lambert and the Bebert Orchestra.

WORLD ROUTES

Presented by Lucy Duran
Produced by Roger Short

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Fax. 020 7765 5052
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Saturday 7th November, 3:00pm

Highlights from WOMEX 2009

Hanggai
Ilichi (vocals/2 & 3-string tobshurr)
Sheng Li (guitars)
Bagen (vocals/morinkhuur)
Lao Hu (vocals)
Lao Wu (bass)
Li Dan (percussion

Long Song Genghis Come Wuji
Hanggai
Recorded at the WOMEX Expo, Copenhagen, October 2009

Lucy Duran interviews Ilchi from Hanggai, plus band manager Robin Haller

Four Seasons
Hanggai
Recorded at the WOMEX Expo, Copenhagen, October 2009

Lucy Duran interviews Christian Mousset, winner of the WOMEX 09 Award for Professional Excellence

Parno Graszt
Sándor Horváth (vocals/spoons)
János Jakocska (vocals/guitar)
István Mémeth (oral bass/churn)
János Oláh (double bass)
Mária Balogh (vocals)
József Oláh (vocals/guitar/tambura)
Krisztián Oláh (accordion)
Viktor Oláh (vocals/guitar)
Mária Váradi (vocals)

József Oláh: Ravagok a Zongorara
Parno Grazt
Recorded at the WOMEX Expo, Copenhagen, October 2009

Gilzene and the Blue Light Mento Band
Lanford Gilzene (lead vocals/guitar)
Donnet Leslie (maracas/vocals)
Courtney Clarke (rhumba box/backing vocals)
Wesley Balds (banjo)

Arr. Gilzene: Sweet Sweet Jamaica
Gilzene and the Blue Light Mento Band
Recorded at the WOMEX Expo, Copenhagen, October 2009

Arr. Gilzene: Come back Liza
Gilzene and the Blue Light Mento Band
Recorded at the WOMEX Expo, Copenhagen, October 2009

Victor Démé
Victor Démé (rhythm guitar/lead vocals)
Ali Diarra (calabas/balafon/vocals)
Issouf Diabate (lead guitar)
Moussa Diabate (bass)
Sakufiy Duarra (kora/percussion/vocals)

Démé: Tatamola
Victor Démé & Ensemble
Recorded at the WOMEX Expo, Copenhagen, October 2009

Lucy Duran interviews Rokia Traore about the launch of The Passerelle Foundation

Yves Lambert and the Bebert Orchestra
Yves Lambert (accordion/jew’s harp/harmonica/didgeridoo/lead vocals)
Robin Boulianne (fiddle/feet percussion/cajon/vocals)
Jean-Grançois Déry (vocals/double bass)
Olivier Rondeau (vocals/guitar)
Sylvain Neault (fiddle)

Lambert: Le Voyage
Yves Lambert and the Bebert Orchestra
Recorded at the WOMEX Expo, Copenhagen, October 2009

Lucy Duran interviews Yves Lambert

Lambert: La fille de la vigneron
Yves Lambert and the Bebert Orchestra
Recorded at the WOMEX Expo, Copenhagen, October 2009

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