Following is a listing of the musical selections airing
on Echoes for the week of June 9-13, 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.
AURAH'S AURAL ALCHEMY Aurah is Swiss musicians Marc Dold and Judith Martin. You've
heard them both separately as session musicians and re-mix artists.
Dold's re-mix team, S.A.F, created the hit version of Enya's "Only
Time." As Aurah, Dold and Martin traffic in an electronica
brand of ethereal world fusion whose themes are inspired by Paulo
Coelho's mystic novel, "The Alchemist." They blend Middle
Eastern and flamenco touches with electronica grooves and Martin's
breathy vocals. Aurah talk about their music and inspiration.
MICHAEL MANDRELL & BENJY WERTHEIMER: YOGA DUDES Benjy Wertheimer and Michael Mandrell are veterans of modern
instrumental music with eastern overtones. Benjy Wertheimer was
a founding member of the world fusion band, Ancient Future and
is a master of the tabla drums and esraj, an Indian violin. Michael
Mandrell is a sensitive finger-style guitarist who's music was
recently used on the soundtrack to the award winning documentary,
STONE READER. These two musicians got together in Oregon where
they've been fusing a music for yoga with languid improvisations
and fiery tabla-guitar duels. They talk about their sound and
ECHOES CD OF THE MONTH FOR JUNE
LISA LYNNE-HOPES & DREAMS In this special edition of Echoes we'll be featuring several
tracks from Lisa Lynne's latest album, HOPES & DREAMS (New
Earth). It's an album of breezy Renaissance aires and Celtic inflected
melodies with Lynne's Celtic harp set amidst cello, guitar and
the bamboo flutes, whistles and recorders of her longtime partner,
AUTUMNS CHILD: GLOBAL NATIVE MUSIC Mark Holland isn't Native American, but he's mastered the
Native American flute. Over the course of several albums with
his group, Autumn's Child, he's been developing a chamber fusion
sound mixing percussion instruments from Africa and the Middle
East along with cello and guitar. Autumn's Child's latest CD,
PROGRESSIVE WORLD (Cedar 'n' Sage), is the finest exposition of
their music to date and placed in the Top 15 of Echoes' Listener
Poll for 2002. Mark Holland reveals the map of his sound.
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your local station if there is some question about what program
was aired on a specific day.
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approximate beginning of that piece of music, represented in minutes
and seconds after the start of the hour.
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