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Lopa Kothari with Black Flower in session

Lopa Kothari features Ethio-jazz sounds from Belgian band Black Flower, live in session.

Lopa Kothari presents a specially recorded studio session from the Belgian band Black Flower with their modern take on the Ethio-jazz tradition. Plus the latest new releases from across the globe.

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; specially curated mixtapes, classic tracks and new releases, plus a monthly Road Trip, taking us to the heart of each location's music and culture. Whether it's traditional Indian ragas, Malian funk, UK folk or Cuban jazz, you'll hear it on Music Planet.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Andi Otto


    Performer: Andi Otto. Performer: Evariste Karinganire.
    • Rwandance.
    • Shika Shika.
    • 3.
  • Black Flower


    Ensemble: Black Flower.
  • Gaye Su Akyol


    Performer: Gaye Su Akyol.
    • İstikrarlı Hayal Hakikattir.
    • Glitterbeat.
    • 3.
  • Monsieur Doumani

    Fallow Fields (Τ'ακάμωτα)

    Ensemble: Monsieur Doumani.
    • Angathin.
    • Monsieur Doumani.
    • 4.
  • James Yorkston

    Westlin Winds

    Composer: Jon Thorne. Composer: Suhail Yusuf Khan. Performer: James Yorkston. Performer: Jon Thorne. Performer: Suhail Yusuf Khan.
    • Westlin Winds.
    • Domino Recordings.
  • Traditional Ethiopian

    Aha gèdawo

    Performer: Gétatchèw Mèkurya. Performer: Eshètu Haylé. Performer: Gétatchèw Dègèfu. Performer: Bogalè Wèldè-Hanna. Performer: Mèkonnen Mèrsha. Singer: Abbèbè Haylou.
    • Ethiopiques 14: Gétatchèw Mèkurya – Negus of Ethiopian Sax.
    • Buda.
    • 3.
  • Black Flower


    Ensemble: Black Flower.
  • Black Flower

    Helios Victor

    Ensemble: Black Flower.
  • Zakir Hussain

    Char Taal Ki Sawari

    • The Rough Guide to Zakir Hussain.
    • World Music Network.
    • 1.
  • Faadumo Qaasim

    Waakaa Helaa (I like you)

    Performer: Faadumo Qaasim. Performer: Sharero Band.
    • Mogadisco – Dancing Mogadishu (1972-1991).
    • Analog Africa.
    • 5.


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