Thomas Mapfumo – The Lion of Zimbabwe – Podcast 10

http://media.blubrry.com/nycradiolive/p/www.davidellenbogen.com/podcastmedia/Thomas_Mapfumo_Podcast_10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSThomas Mapfumo, of Zimbabwe, is a revolutionary musician in every sense of the word.  Musically, his band was one of the first to experiment with combining the mbira (thumb piano) and electric guitars and he was the first to put his own lyrics to traditional […]

Music From Samoa – Podcast 9

http://media.blubrry.com/nycradiolive/p/www.davidellenbogen.com/podcastmedia/Samoa_Podcast_9.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS A couple recordings I made with a mini-disc recorder in Independent Samoa in 2002 0r 2003.  Every Samoan can sing, if you started to sing a song on a public bus everyone would join you.  The houses have thatched roofs and walls of woven […]

Oud Summit: Brandon Terzic’s Xalam Project and Negar Bouban – Podcast 8

http://media.blubrry.com/nycradiolive/p/www.davidellenbogen.com/podcastmedia/Xalam_and_Negar_Bouban_Podcast_8.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS Brandon Terzic’s Xalam Project and Negar Bouban This special show features an Oud Virtuoso from Tehran, Negar Bouban, and an Oud Virtuoso based in New York, Brandon Terzic. They met and played together for the first time live on the air for this show. […]