Caravan Palace is a new French band, one that creates a scintillating melange of gypsy jazz a la Django Reinhardt and electronica. They stopped by our studios a few weeks ago in advance of a performance in Downtown LA that was, by all reports, pretty incredible. DJ Tom Schnabel airs the performance along with an interview with the band. It is their first live performance on U.S. radio.
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Evergreens—The Music I Love (Pt. 2) This week Tom spotlights a dozen gems that he's loved over the years, including early music from Andalusian Spain, spiritual tracks from pianists Tigran Hamasyan and Ola Gjeilo, plus classics from the inimitable Slim Gaillard, sassy Sarah Vaughan, timbales king Tito Puente, and the revenge song master Bobby "Blues" Bland.
Afro-Brazilian Dance Company Viver Brasil Celebrates 20th Anniversary Viver Brasil is a world-class dance company specializing in Afro-Brazilian dance styles from Bahia. Founder Linda Yudin and choreographer/percussionist Kahlil Cummings drop by Rhythm Planet to talk about the big upcoming show at the Ford Theatre Friday, September 22.
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