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Global Artists

5 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 02 December 2012

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a collection of sessions and interviews with the best in global music including Rokia Traore, Manu Chao and Salsa Celtica among others.


9 items
  • Global Gathering – Tropic of Cancer

    Mary Ann Kennedy takes a musical trip through some of the countries that lie 23 degrees north of the equator.

  • Global Gathering - Salsa Celtica

    Founder member Toby Shippey and new recruit Megan Henderson discuss the enduring allure of Scotland’s best known fusion group.

  • Global Gathering – Tropic of Capricorn

    Mary Ann Kennedy heads south to take a trip round the music of the lands that lie 23 degrees south of the equator.

  • Seckou Keita

    The Senegalese Kora player chats to Mary Ann Kennedy about the art of playing this magical African instrument.

  • Del Castillo

    The brothers from Austin Texas perform their brand of Tex Mex music at the 2012 Celtic Connections Festival.

  • Songlines - Nkosi Sikelel iAfrica

    John Cavannagh tells the story behind South Africa’s national anthem.

  • Rokia Traore

    The Malian singer and guitarist discusses her musical career and performs a recorded live track for Bruce MacGregor’s Music Café.

  • Manu Chao

    The rebel rocker chats to Mary Ann Kennedy looks back over his career as a globe-trotting musician and his work producing artists like Mariam & Amadou.

  • Carlos Nunez

    In a fascinating archive interview from 1998, presenter Phil Cunningham chats to the celebrated Galician piper.


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