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New Music Mix Rhythm Planet checks out the latest from flamenco guitarist Vicente Amigo and veteran jazz guitarists Russell Malone and Tom Guarna, a new crazy fun classical crossover track inspired by G.F. Handel, an Indian-Persian fusion release from sitar virtuoso Shujaat Khan, plus a Moroccan trance music remix and a classic Cuban jam session.
Celebrating the Music of Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe & Martinique, and Mexico This week we hear music from places affected by both natural and man-made disasters, music from Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe and Martinique, Mexico and two songs reflecting hope after the Las Vegas tragedy.
New Music You Should Hear This week we check out fun new music from Greek singer-songwriter Banda Magda and from Cape Verdean star Elida Almeida, a pure choral track from the The Boys of St. Paul Choir School, plus the latest from Malian singer Leila Gobi, Nigerian drummer Tony Allen, Lee "Scratch" Perry, and more.
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