Following is a listing of the musical selections airing
on Echoes for the week of December 8-12, 2003. The dates
on the playlists are the dates the programs are distributed to
stations. Please check the program ID number to verify the
program if your station broadcasts the program on a different
day than it is distributed.
CD OF THE MONTH: A WINDHAM HILL CHRISTMAS 2 Each December, we pick a seasonal CD that will alleviate the
drone of shopping mall Christmas tunes. This year, we've taken
an album that has a lot of those tunes, but with a decidedly different
approach. A Windham Hill Christmas takes label Hill stalwarts
past and present like George Winston, Will Ackerman, Liz Story,
and Paul McCandless, and sets them on holiday favorites with lyrical
A LIVING ROOM CONCERT WITH SAMITE Samite is a Ugandan refugee who's been living in the U.S.
for over a decade. But his music has always been born of Uganda,
with a serene voice, haunting melodies and instruments like the
kalimba. The past two years have been tragic for the musician
who watched his wife, Joan, die from a brain tumor. He wrote
much of the music on his new CD, TUNULA ENO (Triloka) while nursing
her. Samite comes into the Echoes living room with guitarist
David Cullen to sing some of his new songs.
KEVIN BARTLETT: FROM LIQUID LIGHTS TO LIQUID MUSIC We know Kevin Bartlett best as the tone bending guitarist
with singer-songwriter Happy Rhodes, but Kevin was creating ambient
sound designs and electro-orchestrations long before that. And
if you haven't heard his work, you might have seen it when he
was painting liquid light shows for The Who, Janis Joplin and
Jeff Beck in the 1960s and early 70s. Kevin Bartlett has just
released an imposing CD called NEAR LIFE EXPERIENCE (Aural Gratification
Records) that paints in a world between progressive rock, modern
electronica and orchestral music. For Kevin Bartlett, it was
a spiritual journey and he takes us on the trip when he talks
Echoes Programs for the week of December 8-12,
Click on a program number to see that day's playlist.
Some stations tape-delay Echoes, please check with
your local station if there is some question about what program
was aired on a specific day.
The playlists include start times that indicate the
approximate beginning of that piece of music, represented in minutes
and seconds after the start of the hour.
There are also links to purchase many of the CDs, clicking
the "buy-it" button will take you to an Amazon.com entry
with more information about the CD. If there is no "buy-it"
button, the CD is not currently carried by Amazon.com.
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