Gerard Edery, born in Casablanca and raised in Paris and New York City, is the essence of a global musician. Composer and performer, he sings in numerous languages, and his focus is on Sephardic music – the music that traveled with the Jews across the globe after their flight from Spain. Here he talks about [...]
Written by Demetrio on November 4, 2011
Many of you asked, now here it is… download the aug30-chicagoistheworld-playlist for today’s show featuring classic Afro-Latin Cumbias, Champeta and more. Although my trip to Cartagena, Colombia is still a few months away, I started digging through my music library–thinking about starting my research while I’m out there. I realized that I had some fabulous [...]
Written by admin on August 31, 2011
“World Music for Pakistan” A benefit for ACTUAL SIZE GLOBAL for the flood victims of Pakistan Wednesday October 20 7pm-12am $8-$10 Mayne Stage, 1328 W Morse Av, Chicago, IL with Lamajamal (gypsy surf), Eyes Manouche (balkan gypsy jazz), Kevin Leeds and Global Cooling (rock/soul/world fusion) & DJ RomaSoul (gypsy/eastern beats) Mayne Stage, 1328 W Morse [...]
Written by Demetrio on October 19, 2010
Leo Suarez takes you across the seas to tune into the music pulsating from the streets of both Africa and the Caribbean and previews acts from this year’s Chicago Guitar Music Festival. Broadcast date: Tuesday October 12th, 2010, 5:00 p.m. (central)
Written by Demetrio on October 14, 2010
Original Broadcast on WHPK 88.5 FM on October 5th, 2010. Hosted by Brenda Lee Intengan with special guest Tony Rago. This program focuses on Manila, Philippines… Manila’s Indie Rock scene featuring Terno Recordings Artists. Brenda’s guest Tony Rago spends a week in the southeast Metropolis to bring you our listeners and readers a taste of [...]
Written by Demetrio on October 7, 2010
Chicago is the World’s very own Steve Franklin catches up with Chicago’s Gypsy Rhythm Project leader Steve Gibons and talks to him about their music and their experiences performing to various ethnic communities around town.
Written by admin on October 1, 2010
Chicago is the World’s very own Leo Suarez takes you through an audio tour of this year’s Chicago World Music Festival.
Written by Demetrio on September 24, 2010
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