2015-01-30 Music of the Nile + The Nile Project interview

The Nile ProjectThe Nile is an “international” river as its water resources are shared by eleven nations: Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan and Egypt. This episode features music from the region plus an interview with Mina Girgis, co-founder and CEO of the Nile Project. The Nile Project musicians perform at Meany Hall in Seattle tonight.

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Hour 1
Mahmoud Fadl
“Jibal al Nuba (Mountains of Nuba)” from Drummers of the Nile Go South

Ali Hassan Kuban “Habibi” from Rough Guide to Ali Hassan Kuban

Alsarah & The Nubatones “Bilad Aldahab” from Silt

Emmanual Jal “Goa” from Rough Guide to the Music of Sudan

Mulatu Astatke “Nètsanèt (Liberty)” from Éthiopiques 4. Ethio jazz & musique instrumentale 1969-1974

The Nile Project (Nyuaruach Jal) “Kullina Wahed” from Aswan

Interview with Mina Girgis of The Nile Project

The Nile Project “Ya Ganoubeh (excerpt)” from Aswan

More interview with Mina Girgis of The Nile Project

The Nile Project “Salaam Nubia” from Aswan

Hour 2
Aasam al Tayyeb
“Om Zein” from Music from the Blue Nile

Salamat meet les Musiciens du Nil “Kadabin” from Soundtrip Northern Africa

Rasha “Azara Alhai” from Sudaniyat

Khadja Nin “M’barik Fall” from Sambolera

Set break — KAOS Community Billboard

Girma Yifrashewa “The Shepherd with the Flute” from Love & Peace

Natacha Atlas “Leysh Nat’arak (2004 Version)” from The Best of Natacha Atlas

Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar

Samite “Nalubale” from Embalasasa

BKO Quintet “Strange Wassolon” from Bamako Today

Dengue Fever “Deepest Lake on the Planet” from The Deepest Lake

Red Baraat “Zindabad (feat. Mandeep Sethi)” from Gaadi of Truth

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