WZBC 90.3 FM Newton

Boston College Radio, Chestnut Hill, MA

Student-run radio station at Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass. USA

WZBC 90.3 FM Newton

Transworld Airwaves

Nov 3, 2019 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Specialty

With DJ Madame B

It is a “cross-­cultural musical journey united in voices and rhythms”. We feature voices and rhythms from ethno-­techno and other eclectic rhythms, atonal voices from Tuva to Quebec, and international music rooted from the past, present, and future.

More Strings Please

DJ Madame B celebrates global sounds featuring strings from around the world, connecting new and ancient voices and rhythms in this #MoreStringsPlease edition of #TransworldAirwaves.

Transworld Airwaves
6:30 PM
MergingArts Productions - More Strings Please
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Transworld Airwaves MergingArts Productions www.mergingarts.org 2019 CD World
DJ Madame B celebrates global sounds featuring strings from around the world, connecting new and ancient voices and rhythms in this #MoreStringsPlease edition of #TransworldAirwaves.
6:31 PM
J-P Piirainen - Devil's Jam + Afternoon Tea
J-P Piirainen Devil's Jam + Afternoon Tea N
Twined (Nordic Guitar Music) Bafe's Factory 2017 World

He presents Nordic dance tunes and contemporary fingerstyle guitar tunes from Finland. He is joined by kantele, traditional Finnish and Karelian plucked string instrument (Maija Kauhanen).

6:40 PM
Jitka Šuranská - Isla Andulka (feat. PaCoRa Trio)
Jitka Šuranská Isla Andulka (feat. PaCoRa Trio)
Nezachod Slunecko (feat. PaCoRa Trio) Indies Happy Trails 2014 World

Award winning Czech Violinist and Singer, Jitka Šuranská, died at age 41 of cancer, from from Kudlovice near Uherské Hradiště where she grew up surrounded by the folklore of Moravian Slovakia.

6:45 PM
Lajkó Félix - Upside Down + Crawler
Lajkó Félix Upside Down + Crawler N
Lajkó Félix & VOŁOSI Fonó Budai Zeneház 2019 World
World-renowned violin and zither player from Hungary, dark folk, genre-bending sounds.
6:51 PM
Belize - Kutsu + Aamut
Belize Kutsu + Aamut N
Mis Dos Madres Eclipse Music 2019 World
Led by singer-songwriter Kielo Kärkkäinen the world music quartet Belize including Anri Tuohimäki, violin and Anri Tuohimäki, violin, with influences from both South American traditional music and Nordic folk melodies, based in Finland.
7:00 PM
Edmar Castaneda and Gregoire Maret - Romance de Barrio (with Andrea Tierra)
Edmar Castaneda and Gregoire Maret Romance de Barrio (with Andrea Tierra) N
Harp vs. Harp ACT Music 2019 World

Harmonica player Grégoire Maret, born in Geneva in Switzerland and harpist Edmar Castañeda from Bogota in Colombia, together connect to Jazz and global sounds, on this track, the tango “Romance de Barrio”, a song Andrea Tierra loves to sing.

7:06 PM
Toomai String Quintet & Alina Roitstein - Cómo Fue
Toomai String Quintet & Alina Roitstein Cómo Fue N
Cuerdas Cubanas Tocanta Media 2018 World
The Toomai String Quintet is an ensemble devoted to playing a variety of styles from around the world and illuminating them through interactive performances, based in the US. Violinists: Emilie-Anne Gendron & Alex Fortes, Violist: Erin Wight, Cellist: Hamilton Berry, Bassist: Andrew Roitstein
7:10 PM
Dawn Avery - Viento
Dawn Avery Viento
Viento Dawn Avery 2006 World
She is a composer, cellist, vocalist, educator, GRAMMY and NAMA nominated performer. She is committed to indigenous language and cultural preservation as a musician, she explores Sufi music as a scholar and is of Mohawk heritage.
7:14 PM
Dawn Avery - Dreams Come True
Dawn Avery Dreams Come True
True Okenti Records 2002 World
She is a composer, cellist, vocalist, educator, GRAMMY and NAMA nominated performer. She is committed to indigenous language and cultural preservation as a musician, she explores Sufi music as a scholar and is of Mohawk heritage.
7:18 PM
Aino & Miihkali - Solsidan
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Aino & Miihkali Aino & Miihkali 2019 World
Aino & Miihkali is a Finnish, Helsinki based duo, with roots in North Karelia, founded by Aino Ruotanen (kantele & voice) and Miihkali Jaatinen (guitar & voice).
7:22 PM
Pekko Käppi & Petra Käppi - Äiti Valvoo
Pekko Käppi & Petra Käppi Äiti Valvoo
Uuni Uuhella Ajeli Uulu Records 2009 World

Pekko Käppi is a jouhikko musician (a traditional, two- or three-stringed bowed lyre, from Finland and Karelia, Russia) from Tampere and teaches at the Sibelius Academy. and a composer, a producer and a researcher. He is joined on these lullabies by Petra Kappi's kantele, a traditional Finnish and Karelian plucked string instrument belonging to the south east Baltic box zither family.

7:26 PM
Black String - Beating Road
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Karma ACT Music 2019 World

Black String are a South Korean quartet named after the Asian zither, the silk-stringed geomungo, with percussion, flute, guitar and electronic sounds in the mix, mixing traditional Korean sounds with Jazz and electronic beats.

7:32 PM
Meriheini Luoto - Metsänpeitto: VII
Meriheini Luoto Metsänpeitto: VII N
Metsänpeitto 2 Meriheini Luoto 2019 World

She is an avant-garde folk violin and nyckelharpa master (a Nordic string instrument or chordophone) and composer based in Helsinki, Finland. This album is a sequel to Meriheini Luoto’s critically acclaimed debut. It’s based on Finnish folklore about being transported beyond the borders of reality.

7:36 PM
Kjetil Bjerkestrand - Dies Irae
Kjetil Bjerkestrand Dies Irae N
Stabat Mater Kirkelig Kulturverksted 2019 World

Kjetil Bjerkestrand is a Norwegian musician, composer, arranger and record producer. Arve Tellefsen (violin) and Live Maria Roggen (vocals) play key roles, surrounded by strings and electronics forming a colourful and dynamic landscape around them. Øystein Moen and Kjetil Bjerkestrand play Minimoog Voyager, and some Trondheim soloists led by their concert master Tino Fjeldli.

7:41 PM
Zeme - Urbanas Dzires/Urban Feast
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Visuma Vizoša Tumsa CPL-Music 2019 World
The queen of the kokle, Laima Jansone, and Monsta, master of the turntables and electronica with live looping. The kokle is a Latvian plucked string instrument (chordophone) belonging to the Baltic box zither family.
7:44 PM
Gelareh Pour - Let Me Sing
Gelareh Pour Let Me Sing
Tanin-e Melbourne Bleeemo Music 2018 World
Gelareh Pour is from Iran, based in Australia, a singer and Persian Kamancheh player (an Iranian bowed string instrument).
7:54 PM
Wild Strings Trio - Who Knows Where
Wild Strings Trio Who Knows Where N
Bendjistan Celinka.si 2019 World

Wild Strings Trio includes a Jazz violinist from Slovakia, classical cellist from France and balkan guitarist from Slovenia – and it guarantees exciting, cosmopolitan music. These three musicians with completely different roots have created their very own multifaceted, multi-stringed sound.