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Natacha Atlas in Session

2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 11 October 2013

Mary Ann Kennedy with new tracks from across the globe, plus a session with one of the legends of world music, Natacha Atlas.

Natacha Atlas emerged in the 1990s as lead singer with Transglobal Underground, later following a solo career. She has described herself as a 'human Gaza Strip', blending together influences from her diverse musical background, which embraces Arab, Jewish and Western European styles. She has two new albums just out, a 2-CD retrospective and a live album recorded in Toulouse.

Music Played

22 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra

    Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra Tubo Dizel (Turbo Diesel)

    Gipsy Manifesto, Piranha, CD PIR2753

  • Image for Erol Josué

    Erol Josué Ti Moun Yo

    Rough Guide to Voodoo, World Music Network, RGNET 1275CD

  • Image for Winston McAnuff & Fixi

    Winston McAnuff & Fixi Wha Dem Say

    Garden of Love EP, Self Release

  • Image for Georgia Ruth

    Georgia Ruth Codi angor

    Week Of Pines, Gwyman Records

  • Image for Anders Thunell and Olav L Mjelva

    Anders Thunell and Olav L Mjelva Polska efter Per Myhr

    Uppspelt, Dimma, DIS021

  • Image for Ruth Keggin with Eoghain O Ceanabhain

    Ruth Keggin with Eoghain O Ceanabhain Roish my row falunys en ir Chroo

  • Image for Abdel Hay Hilmi

    Abdel Hay Hilmi Mawwal 'Ya mufrad el-ghid'

    Abdel Hay Hilmi: An Anthology, Arab Music Archiving and Research Foundation, P1131188

  • Image for Cuneyt Sepetci and Orchestra Dolapere

    Cuneyt Sepetci and Orchestra Dolapere Gayda

    Bahriye Cifetellsi, LM Duplication

  • Image for Natacha Atlas

    Natacha Atlas Makaan

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    Natacha Atlas Fayek walla nassi

  • Image for Tal National

    Tal National Tchana

    Kaani, Fat Cat Records, FATCD126

  • Image for The Cape Jazz Band

    The Cape Jazz Band Die maan skyn so helder vanaand

    Musical Democracy, Mountain Records, MOU4747

  • Image for Da Lata

    Da Lata Cambara

    Fabiola, Agogo Records, AR037CD

  • Image for Dom La Nena

    Dom La Nena No meu pais

    Ela, Six Degrees, 570361191

  • Image for Natacha Atlas

    Natacha Atlas Mounqaliba

  • Image for Natacha Atlas

    Natacha Atlas Nalfourat El Anwar

  • Image for April Verch

    April Verch Davy, Davy Folding down the Sheets

    Bright Like Gold, Slab Town Records, STR13-01

  • Image for Arto Jarvela and Kaivama

    Arto Jarvela and Kaivama Ukon ja akan ruta

    Arctic Paradise 2014, Music Finland

  • Image for Bonnie Rideout with Allan MacDonald

    Bonnie Rideout with Allan MacDonald Iseabail Nicaoidh - Isabel McKay

    Scotland's fiddle piobaireachd vol 2, Tulloch Music, TM 506

  • Image for Rayna Gellert

    Rayna Gellert The Cruel Mother

    Old Light: Songs From My Childhood & Other Gone Worlds, Story Sound Records

  • Image for Ron Block

    Ron Block What wondrous love is this?

    Walking Song, Rounder, 11661-9167-2

  • Image for Ruth Keggin

    Ruth Keggin Graih Foalsey


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