Features from 2001

11/29/01 - Ethnic Fusion Sound
An interview with Rikhi Hambra, who fuses ancient and modern global sounds.

11/28/01 - Maya Soleil
Explore African sounds with this unique ensemble.

10/29/01 - Serah
Singer/songwriter Serah spreads messages of peace through music.

10/28/01 - Sally Oldfield
Sally Oldfield discusses her spiritually-charged new release, Flaming Star.

09/14/01 - Sitar Power
Ashwin Batish comes from a line of unique and innovative sitar players. I spoke to him about playing the sitar and fusing Indian and rock music.

08/31/01 - Voice of Tarika
An interview with Hanitra, the voice of popular Madagascar band Tarika, who explore the sounds of Indonesia with their latest recording.

08/17/01 - Goodbye to the Hurdy Gurdy Man
Pierre Imbert, the master player of the vielle (hurdy gurdy) died this week. Here is a short tribute to him and an encore presentation of an interview with him and his bandmates in Cordes en Folie.

08/03/01 - Baaba Maal's African World
Senegalese singer/songwriter and performer Baaba Maal uses his World-wide stage to speak out about his homeland.

07/20/01 - Santour Musings
Santour virtuoso Kiu Haghighi discusses this unique instrument and Persian classical music.

07/06/01 - Abby Rabinovitz's Flute Story
Flautist Abby Rabinovitz draws upon her Jewish heritage and fuses it with sounds of the World.

06/22/01 - Liu Fang's Passionate Pipa
Pipa virtuoso Liu Fang is an award-winning performer and recording artist who is well-versed in Chinese musical traditions.

06/08/01 - Blowing on the Didgeridoo
Didgeridoo expert Phillip Jackson talks about this unique instrument, including some little known facts -- including how it got its name.

05/25/01 - Rajeev Taranath
An interview with this distinguished disciple of the Indian sarod.

05/11/01 - Let Us Break Bread Together
Musicians David Chevan and Warren Byrd combine Jewish and Afro-American sacred traditions.

04/27/01 - Ute Lemper
A contemporary performer who continues the tradition of German cabaret.

04/13/01 - The Essence of Qawwali
An examination of Sufi devotional music, with an emphasis on the work of the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

03/30/01 - Zulya
Russia meets Australia through this Tatar-born singer/songwriter.

03/16/01 - Barrage
Celtic, Jazz, World Fusion and a lot of fiddles: meet the band that has been Barrage-ing the World!

03/02/01 - Máire Brennan Speaks
Celtic singing sensation and Clannad frontwoman Máire Brennan talks about her lifelong love of music and transcending the boundaries of styles and cultures.

02/16/01 - Genghis Blues
The filmmakers of this incredible story speak about their inspiration to make a movie about Paul Pena;s journey to Tuva.

02/02/01 - Buena Vista Social Club
A profile of this group who has been performing Cuban son for over fifty years.

01/19/01 - Flamenco
The history and definining characteristics of this swinging Spanish style.

01/05/01 - Henri Dikongué
An interview with this fascinating Cameroonian singer/songwriter.

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