Following is a listing of the musical selections airing
on Echoes for the week of August 16-20, 2004. 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.
A LIVING ROOM CONCERT WITH DAVID PRITCHARD David Pritchard creates minimalist orchestrations for a guitar
chamber group. He's released several albums since his AIR PATTERNS
disc in the early 90s, on which he stacked up to five guitars
on a single track in meticulous melodic prisms of sound. In Pasadena,
California, Pritchard brings 3 other guitarists and an acoustic
bassist in to unfold the designs of his music, including selections
from his latest CD, VELOCITY (Molecular Music).
MARY YOUNGBLOOD-NATIVE FLUTE FUSIONS Mary Youngblood is a Native Flute player born of Seminole
and Aleut descent raised in an adoptive anglo family. An imposing
women, she has a big flute tone that's she's recorded from caverns
to studios and she is the first flute player to win a Grammy Award.
That was for her album, Beneath the Raven Moon (SilverWave). Now
she has a new CD, Feed the Fire that includes a guest spot from
one of her early heroes. It's not R. Carlos Nakai, but Ian Anderson
from the British rock group, Jethro Tull. Mary Youngblood talks
about flute traditions and new directions.
A LIVING ROOM CONCERT WITH HUZUR NAWAZ (STEPHEN COUGHLIN) Before adopting the Sufi name of Huzur Nawaz, he was known
as Stephen Coughlin, releasing his first album, Song of the Reed
under that name in the 1980s. Since then, he's been exploring
a sound that travels from Gothic cathedrals to Sufi meditations,
playing his Indian bansuri flute as well as his soprano saxophone.
In his home in Central California, Huzur Nawaz gathers a group
of singers and players to unfold the sound of his albums, Huzur
The Presence (Coughlin) and his collaboration on Mysteries by
Musica Divina (Musica Divina).
BANSHEE IN THE KITCHEN: FROM EMERALD ISLES TO SUN BAKED FIELDS Banshee in the Kitchen is a trio of women from Bakersfield,
California who've gotten together to create their own take on
Celtic music. They've released a few albums, the latest under
the name of hammer dulcimer player Brenda Hunter is CATCHING THE
MOONCOIN (Speirbhean Records). Flutist and accordionist Jill Egland
and guitarist and bouzouki player Mary Tulin round out Banshee
in the Kitchen, firing through traditional Celtic tunes, and Celtic
inflected originals. We talk with the Banshees about Celtic music
in the flatlands of Bakersfield.
Echoes Programs for the week of August 16-20, 2004
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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