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Kathryn Tickell at Free Thinking

Kathryn Tickell from Free Thinking Festival at Sage Gateshead with live music from Olcay Bayir, Kadialy Kouyate and The Young Uns.

Kathryn Tickell presents a special episode from Free Thinking at Sage Gateshead exploring the emotional power of music and song from different global cultures. With live music from Teesside folk trio The Young'uns, who use the sea shanty and work song traditions of the North East to tell real human stories, kora player and singer Kadialy Kouyate - born into the great line of Kouyaté Griots in Southern Senegal - explores the emotional resonance of his musical heritage and Olcay Bayir sings the emotional Kurdish and Turkish folk songs of her youth.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Olcay Bayir

    Yar Dedi

    Performer: Olcay Bayir.
  • Olcay Bayir

    Ruya

    Performer: Olcay Bayir.
  • Olcay Bayir

    Ferze

    Performer: Olcay Bayir.
  • Olcay Bayir

    Uzun Ince Bir Yoldayım

    Performer: Olcay Bayir.
  • Billy Pigg

    Border Spirit

  • The Brothers Gillespie

    Northumberland 11

  • Kadialy Kouyate

    Samah

    Performer: Kadialy Kouyate.
  • Trad.

    Khera Doron

    Performer: Kadialy Kouyate.
  • Trad.

    Jigui Nana

    Performer: Kadialy Kouyate.
  • Trad.

    Miniyamba

    Performer: Kadialy Kouyate.
  • Rudolphe Gomis

    Utrus Horas

    Performer: Orchestra Baobab.
  • Sean Cooney

    Cable Street

    Ensemble: The Young'uns.
  • Sean Cooney

    Dark Water

    Ensemble: The Young'uns.
  • Sean Cooney

    Ghafoor's Bus

    Ensemble: The Young'uns.
  • Sean Cooney

    Be the Man

    Ensemble: The Young'uns.

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