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Walking the Line with Bill T Jones and Yungchen Lhamo

By Daniel Brown

World Tracks shares in the world premiere of "Walking the Line". This choreography by Tony award-winner Bill T Jones was performed in the Louvre Museum to the sounds of Tibetan singer Yungchen Lhamo and French percussionist Florent Jodelet. This programme was first broadcast in 2008. Since then, Jones has created a homage to Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, currently being performed in London.

The World Tracks picks of the month for this New Year 2011 JANUARY are:

 

1) Asmara’s got soul, Asmara All Stars (Outhere), Eritrea/France.

2) Cesaria Evora &, Cesaria Evora (Lusafrica), Cape Verde.

3) Angola Soundtrack: the Unique Sound of Luanda 1968-1976, Various (Analog Africa), Angola

4) The Sound of Siam, Thailand various (Soundway), Thailand.

5) Kwegne, Kateyece Fotso (Contre-Jour), Cameroon.

6) Best of Lura, Lura (Lusafrica), Cape Verde.

7) Vividly, Pierre Bensusan (Dadgao Music), Algeria/France.

8) Philharmonics, Agnes Obel (PIAS),

9) Farafinko, Ali Keïta (Contre Jour), Germany/Côte d’Ivoire.

10) Remixed, Luisa Maita (Cumbancha), Brazil.

 

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