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The week of May 23, 2016
On the 195th edition of RootsWorld, we'll visit the dark fairy tales of Zulya and the Children of the Underground, the rhythm and reeds of NY's Hazmat Modine, Welsh innovators 9Bach, and The Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra. We'll listen to a couple of classic sounds from the 80s, with Hank Jones, Cheik-Tidane Seck and the Mandinkas and some South African horns featuring a 1989 recording by Barney Rachabane. We'll also hear some new music from Congolese guitarist and song writer Siama Matunzungidi (now based in the Minneapolis-St Paul and a fusion of East and further East with Iraqi oud player Rahim AlHaj and Indian sarod player Amjad Ali Khan.

The week of May 16th
RootsWorld Radio #194 will kick off with the NY Afro-Colombian band Maku Sound System and tracks from their recording, Mezcla. We'll also hear a blast of brass from Chile with Chico Trujillo, and some rhythms from the Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra, featuring afrobeat legend Tony Allen. Other artists on the show include Lakou Mizik (Haiti), Charles Chipanga's gospel music from Zimbabwe; vocal quartet Folkbeat and throat singing pop band Shono, both from Russia; Miramar, a Puerto Rican bolero orchestra from Richmond, VA; and modern Latin sounds from Los Angeles with Buyepongo.

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