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Mayra Andrade in session with Kathryn Tickell

Kathryn Tickell introduces a studio session from Cape Verdean singer Mayra Andrade plus a Road Trip from Mali and a Mixtape from Richard Dawson.

Kathryn Tickell introduces a specially recorded studio session from Cuban-born, Lisbon-based Cape Verdean singer Mayra Andrade, performing songs from her forthcoming album Manga. In this week's Road Trip, producer Paul Chandler reports from the current music scene in and around the Malian capital of Bamako, our Mixtape comes from Newcastle troubadour Richard Dawson, and our featured artist is Iraqi oud player Munir Bashir. Plus the latest releases from around the world including tracks from Sans, Refree, Hot 8 Brass Band and Lionel Loueke.

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.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Mayra Andrade


  • Afro Celt Sound System


    • Flight.
    • ECC.
    • 3.
  • SANS

    I Forgot All Joy, Stopped Singing The Songs

    • Kulku.
    • Cloud Valley.
    • 9.
  • Doussou Balo, Tou Sinayoko & Taka Sidibe

    The Sigi

  • The Ballet of Wassoulou

    Traditional Hunters' Music

  • Ko Saba

    Live from Blues Faso in Missabougou

  • Oumou Diarra

    Live from Stadium Mamadou Konaté in Commune 3

  • Oumar Konaté

    Live from Club Songhoy in ACI Gulf

  • Madou Diabate

    Live from Club Africa

  • Tambouri


  • Foghorn Stringband

    Natural Bridge Blues

    • Rock Island Grange.
    • 7.
  • Mayra Andrade


  • Mayra Andrade

    Pull Up

  • Hot 8 Brass Band

    Love Will Tear Us Apart

    • n/a.
    • Tru Thoughts.
    • 1.
  • Refree

    Niño perdío

    • La otra mitad.
    • Tak:til.
    • 7.
  • Refree


    • La otra mitad.
    • Tak:til.
    • 9.
  • Refree

    Cuando salga el sol

    • La otra mitad.
    • Tak:til.
    • 13.
  • Lionel Lueke

    Dark Lightning

    • The Journey.
    • Aparte Music.
    • 7.
  • Black Roots

    How Long

    • Take It.
    • Nubian Records.
    • 19.
  • Munir Bashir

    Maqam al Asil, invocation

    • Master of the Arab Lute.
    • INEDIT.
    • 4.
  • Sayed Abood

    Min Fergtak Lilyom

    • Give Me Love - Songs of the Brokenhearted.
    • Honest Jons Records.
    • 2.
  • Luzmila Carpio

    Ch'uwa yaku Kawsaypuni

    • the yuyay jap'ina tapes.
    • squirrel thing recordings.
    • 2.
  • Orchestra Baobab


    • Bawobab 75.
    • buur records.
    • 5.
  • Louis Killen

    Derwentwater's Farewell

    • Northumbrian Garland.
    • Topic.
    • 6.
  • Anon

    Akazéhé Par Deux Jeunes Filles

    • Musique Du Burundi.
    • Ocora.
    • 9.
  • Mountain Man


    • Magic Ship.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 10.
  • Pierre Akendengué


    • La Couleur de L’Afrique.
    • Lusafrica.
    • 3.
  • Mayra Andrade

    Tan Kalakatan

  • Bokanté

    All The Way Home (feat. Metropole Orkest & Jules Buckley)

    • What Heat.
    • Real World Records.
    • 001.


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