FM&B highlighted three fabulous new CDs by The Chieftains, Loreena McKennitt, and the Carolina Chocolate Drops this week. In the first hour , a concert recording by Loreena McKennitt and her trio from her new CD "Troubadours On The Rhine." Listen anytime this week via KALW's Local Music Player.
A preview of three fabulous new releases: The Chieftains are celebrating their 50th anniversary with the release of their new CD "Voice Of Ages." Celtic artist Loreena McKennitt has a new live concert recording "Troubadours On The Rhine." And highlighting our program is a recent interview with the Carolina Chocolate Drops, talking about their new CD "Leaving Eden." Listen anytime this week via KALW's Local Music Player.
The French-Canadian band Genticorum from Quebec performed live this Saturday (4/14) on Folk Music & Beyond. This talented trio is at the forefront of Quebecois music and is among the many young bands leading the revival of interest in the old folk traditions of Quebec. Members of Genticorum are Pascal Gemme on fiddle and foot percussion, Yann Falquet on guitar, and Alexandre de Grosbois-Garand on flute and bass.
Folk Music & Beyond welcomes members of Agapi Mou (“my love” in Greek), a new Bay Area band performing the songs and tunes of Greece, Albania, Turkey, and Armenia. Agapi Mou includes violinist and singer Aya Davidson, clarinetist Greg Jenkins, Alan Davidson on laouto and Michael Garibaldi on percussion. Listen anytime this week via KALW's Local Music Player.
Members played selections from their latest recording "Dancing In The Isles: Baroque and Traditional Music from England, Scotland, and Ireland." Judith Linsenberg on recorder, Elizabeth Blumenstock on baroque violin, Shirley Hunt on baroque cello, Charles Sherman on harpsichord, and John Loose on percussion.