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Toko Telo in session with Kathryn Tickell

Kathryn Tickell presents a session with all-star trio Toko Telo from the island of Madagascar, The Turbans share their mixtape and there's a Road Trip to Israel.

Kathryn Tickell presents a session with all-star trio Toko Telo from the island of Madagascar, The Turbans share their mixtape and there's a Road Trip to Israel

Featuring the soulful vocals of Monika Njava and stunning guitar tapestry from D'Gary and Joël Rabesolo (the latter joining the trio after original member Regis Gizavo tragically passed away last summer), Toko Telo ('group of three') present a fresh take on the traditional musical styles of Madagascar such as tsapiky, jihe and beko.

This May marks 70 years since the declaration of the State of Israel, so for this week's Road Trip, the composer and oud player Yair Dalal talks to us from his home town, the ancient port city of Jaffa, about the rich and complex musical heritage of the communities within Israel.

Kathryn will be joined by editor in chief of Songlines magazine Simon Broughton to announce some of the winners and introduce tracks from this year's Songlines Music Awards.

And we've a Mixtape from The Turbans, a band of international musical adventurers who hail from Turkey, Bulgaria, Israel, Iran, Spain, Greece and England - it's bound to be eclectic!

Plus the latest new releases and a track from this week's classic artist the Bulgarian clarinettist Ivo Papasov

Listen to the world - Music Planet, Radio 3's new world music show presented by Lopa Kothari and Kathryn Tickell, brings us the best roots-based music from across the globe - with live sessions from the biggest international names and the freshest emerging talent; classic tracks and new releases; and every week a bespoke Road Trip from a different corner of the globe, taking us to the heart of its music and culture. Plus special guest Mixtapes and gems from the BBC archives. Whether it's traditional Indian ragas, Malian funk, UK folk or Cuban jazz, you'll hear it on Music Planet.

2 hours

Last on

Fri 11 May 2018 23:00

Music Played

  • The Turbans


    • The Turbans.
    • Six Degrees Records.
    • 3.
  • Toko Telo

    Be Tepotepo (Fearful) (Studio Session)

  • Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band

    The Fitter's Song

    • Big Machine.
    • Topic.
    • 3.
  • Trio Da Kali and Kronos Quartet

    Garaba Mama

    • Ladilikan.
    • World Circuit.
    • 4.
  • Black String

    Mask Dance

    • Mask Dance.
    • ACT.
    • 3.
  • Toko Telo

    Raha Hita (Something Seen) (Studio Session)

  • Toko Telo

    Ndreto Zahay (We are Here) (Studio Session)

  • Yair Dalal

    Acco Malco (Road Trip)

    • Silan.
    • Najema Music & TV.
    • 1.
  • Yaffa Yarkoni

    Eretz Zavat Chalav Ud'Vash (Road Trip)

    • Sabra - Yaffa Yarkoni Sings 14 of Israel's Best Loved Popular and Folk Songs.
    • Fontana.
    • 1.
  • Nina Simone

    Eretz Zavat Chalav Ud'Vash (Road Trip)

    • Folksy Nina.
    • Pure Pleasure Records.
  • Ran & Nama

    Shibolet Basadeh (Road Trip)

    • Ran and Nama.
    • Hed Arzi.
  • Ilka

    At Adama (Road Trip)

    • Shdmati ... Ilka Raveh Sher.
    • Hebrew Song Heritage Association.
  • Shoshanna Damari

    Shnei Shoshanim (Road Trip)

    • Songs of Israel.
    • Vogue Records.
    • 1.
  • Marsh Dondurma

    Two Roses (Road Trip) (feat. Liora Itzhak)

    • Between Times.
    • The Eighth Note.
    • 8.
  • Ivo Papasov & His Bulgarian Wedding Band

    Bulchenska Ratchenitsa (Brides's Ratchenitsa) (Classic Artist)

    • Orpheus Ascending.
    • Hannibal.
    • 1.
  • Mama Sana

    Varavaranao (Heritage Track)

    • Valiha.
    • FUEC.
  • Toko Telo

    Diavola (Studio Session)

  • Sonido Gallo Negro

    La Foca (Cha Cha Cha)

    • Mambo Cosmico.
    • Glitterbeat Records.
    • 6.
  • Rhiannon Giddens


    • Freedom Highway’.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 3.
  • Oumou Sangaré


    • Mogoya.
    • No Format!.
    • 6.
  • Brenna MacCrimmon & Selim Sesler

    Penceresi Yola Karsi (Mixtape)

    • Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul.
    • Warner Music Group Germany.
    • 10.
  • Alsarah & The Nubatones

    Soukura (Mixtape)

    • Soukura - EP.
    • Wonderwheel Recordings.
  • Yemen Blues

    Eli (Mixtape)

    • Yemen Blues by Ravid Kahalani.
    • Lev Group Media.
  • Kardemimmit

    Matala Ranta (Shallow Water)

    • Midnight Sun.
    • Kardemimmit.
    • 8.


  • Fri 11 May 2018 23:00

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