PLAYLIST FOR WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 4, 2009
“WITH GUEST DHAFER YOUSSEF”
10 AM – NOON
HOST: YATRIKA SHAH-RAIS
Artist (country)/ Album/ Track/Label
10:00 – 10:30 AM
Jon Hassell & Maarifa Street with special guest Dhafer Youssef perform at UCLA’s Royce Hall on Friday, February 13 at 8:00 PM. Tickets and info: www.uclalive.org 310-825-2101
1- Jon Hassell (USA)/ Last Night The Moon Came Dropping Its Clothes In The Street/ Time And Place/ ECM Records
2- Dhafer Youssef (Tunisia)/ Malak/ L’Enfant Du Sable/ Enja
3- Dhafer Youssef (Tunisia)/ Digital Prophecy/ Flowing Water/ Enja
4- Dhafer Youssef (Tunisia)/ Electric Sufi/ Nafha/ Enja
5- Dhafer Youssef (Tunisia)/ Electric Sufi/ Al-Hallaj/ Enja
10:35 – 11:05 AM
Interview with composer, oud player and vocalist Dhafer Youssef
6- Dhafer Youssef (Tunisia) Divine Shadows/ Miel et Cendres/ Jazzland
7- Dhafer Youssef (Tunisia)/ Digital Prophecy/ Aya (1984)/ Enja
11:05 AM - Noon
8- Shujaat Husain Khan (India)/ Hawa Hawa/ Lag Gaye Nain/ World Village
Shujaat Husain Khan performs with leading tabla player Abhiman Kaushal on Saturday, February 7, 7;30 PM at Herrick Chapel (at the end of Alumni Ave, past Campus Rd), Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA 90041. For information: www.musiccircle.org (626) 449-6987
11:00 AM - Noon
9- Ensemble Arion (Canada)/ Chiaroscuro - Vivaldi: Bassoon & Flute Concerti/ Concerto for Bassoon in G major, RV 493 / Early-Music.com
10- Ensemble Arion( Canada)/ Chiaroscuro - Vivaldi: Bassoon & Flute Concerti/ Concerto for Bassoon in A minor, RV 497/ Early-Music.com
Montreal-based Baroque Ensemble Arion, perform on Saturday, February 7th at 7:30 PM at Theatre Raymond Kabbaz (French Lycee), 10361 W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90064.
Information and reservation: (310) 286 - 0553
11- Marcio Faraco (Brazil)/ Interior/ Efémera/ Universal Music
12- João Bosco (Brazil)/ Malabaristas Do Sinal Vermelho/ Andar Com Fé/ Sony Music Entertainment
13- Michael Franti & Spearhead (USA)/ All Rebel Rockers/ Hey World/ Anti
14- Nitin Sawhney (UK)/ London Underground/ Days of Fire/ Cooking Vinyl
15- Rahim AlHaj (Iraq)/ Home Again/ Oak/ www.rahimalhaj.com
Renowned Iraqi oud master Rahim AlHaj joins forces with respected Lebanese percussionist Souhail Kaspar to feature work from the acclaimed CD, Home Again. Saturday, February, 7, 7:30 p.m. & Sunday, February 8, 3:00 p.m. at the Harold M. Williams Auditorium, The Getty Center, North Sepulveda Blvd. For info: www.getty.edu Free with reservations.
16- Orchestra Otmani of Fes/
The 8-piece Orchestra Otmani of Fes (Morocco) will be playing secular and Sufi traditions of Andalusian music at The Colburn School of Music-Zipper Concert Hall, Sunday, February 8th. For info: -1800-595-4849, or tix.com. They will be John Schneider’s guests tomorrow on KPFK between 10 AM and noon.
17-The Master Musicians of Jajouka with Bachir Attar (Morocco)/ Live Vol.1/ Double Medahey/ Jajouka Records www.jajouka.com
The Master Musicians of Jajouka featuring Bachir Attar perform at UCLA’s Royce Hall on Friday, February 6 at 8:00 PM. Tickets and info: www.uclalive.org 310-825-2101
18- Novalima (Peru/ Coba Coba/ Concheperla/ Cumbancha
Internationally Renowned Argentinean Tango Dancer Guillermina Quiroga and her company perform at Royce Hall on Wed-Thu, Feb 4-5 at 8pm. Tickets may be purchased online at www.uclalive.org, or by phone at 310-825-2101.
A Conversation on Science, Ethics, and Religion with Robert Thurman and Danny Hillis Preeminent figures in the fields of religion and technology, Dr. Robert Thurman and Danny Hillis engage in a thought-provoking conversation on scientific progress and its impact on society. Robert Thurman has cultivated a worldwide awareness of Tibet through his academic and popular writing, translation of important Buddhist texts, and commitment to finding a peaceful resolution to the China-Tibet conflict. Danny Hillis is a respected figure in the technology community. He is an inventor, scientist, author, and engineer. He holds more than eighty U.S. patents and is the designer of the 10,000-year mechanical clock.
Thursday, February 12, 8:00 pm, Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 (take Skirball Center Drive off the 405 freeway).
Info and tickets: www.skirball.org or 310-440-4500
Chango Spasiuk in concert at The Getty Center, Sat, April 4, 7:30pm & Sunday, April 5, 3 pm. For info: www.getty.edu