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Mary Ann Kennedy

Mary Ann Kennedy presents the latest sounds from around the world and three musicians from Rajasthan in session, with British-Tamil vocalist Susheela Raman and guitarist Sam Mills.

Mary Ann Kennedy with the latest sounds from around the globe, and a trio of musicians from Rajasthan in session.

Nathoo Lal Solanki, from Pushkar in Rajasthan, is the acknowledged master of the nagara stick-drumming traditions, and comes from a long line of temple drummers. Kutle Khan is a young rising singing star, a great vocalist and improviser he is also a superb percussionist and expert on the emblematic instruments of Rajasthan like the morchang (jaw harp) the kartal (castanets). Male Khan is one of the very few remaining players of the Narh Flute.

These three performers give captivating performances of the distinctive music of Rajasthan, and are joined by renowned British-Tamil vocalist Susheela Raman, and guitarist Sam Mills, for a taste of the collaboration they have been building over the last few years.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Music Played

  • Sister Fleeta Mitchell & Rev. Willie Mae Eberhardt

    Satan, Your Kingdom Must Come Down

    • Art of field recording.
    • Dust-to-Digital DTD-07.
  • Samba Chula De São Braz

    Roça, boi e lobisomen

    • Quando Dou Minha Risada, Ha, Ha.
    • Funarte CSB00001.
  • Os Bongos

    Pachango Maria

    • Angola soundtrack.
    • Analog Africa AACD 069.
  • Sidi Touré & Jiba Akolane Touré

    Taray Kongo "Moonlight song"

    Composer: Jambala Maiga

    • Sahel Folk.
    • Thrill Jockey.
  • Studio Session

    • Male Khan

      Nahr Solo

      Performers: Male Khan (nahr)

      • BBC Recording by Sound Engineer Andy Rushton.
    • Kutle Khan

      Antbahardi

      Performers: Kutle Khan (voice/castanets), Natloo Lal Solanki (nagara)

      • BBC Recording by Sound Engineer Andy Rushton.
  • Danny Knicely

    Three thin dimes

    Performers: Danny Knicely (mandolin/fiddle), Nate Leath (fiddle/shaker), Aimee Curl (bass/vocals), Bert Carlsson (guitar/vocals)

    • The Melody Lingers On.
  • Dominic MacGiolla Bhríde & Griogair Labhruidh

    Tha min nam Chadal

    • Guaillibh A’ Chéile.
    • GL&DMGB DUN1001.
  • Bruce Molsky

    Bury me not on the lone prairie

    • Soon be time.
    • Compass Records COM4432.
  • Sidan

    Cymylay

    • Welsh Rare Beat 2.
    • Finders Keepers Records FKRO014CD.
  • Deerhoof Vs. Kasai Allstars

    Travel Broadens the Mind

    • Tradi-Mods vs. Rockers.
    • Crammed CRAM169P.
  • Mario Lucio

    Egal Ego

    Performers: Ralph Thamar, Mario Canonge Composer: Mario Lucio

    • Kreol.
    • Lusafrica 024082.
  • AfroCubism

    Dakan

    • Afro Cubism.
    • World Circuit WCD085.
  • Femi Kuti & Positive Force

    Make we remember

    • Africa for Africa.
    • Wrasse Records Wrasse282.
  • Studio Session

    • Kutle Khan

      Damadam Mast Qalandar

      Performers: Kutle Khan (voice/mrochang), Natloo Lal Solanki (nagara)

      • BBC Recording by Sound Engineer Andy Rushton.
    • Kutle Khan

      Sakhi Maro

      Performers: Susheela Rahman (voice), Kutle Khan (voice), Natloo Lal Solanki (nagara), Sam Mills (guitar)

      • BBC Recording by Sound Engineer Andy Rushton.
  • Staff Benda Bilili

    Polio

    • Tres Tres Fort.
    • Crammed Discs CRAW51.
  • Studio Session

    • Natloo Lal Solanki

      Sakhi Maro

      Performers: Kutle Khan (dhol), Natloo Lal Solanki (nagara)

      • BBC Recording by Sound Engineer Andy Rushton.

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