WGXC-90.7 FM

Music for the Masses: Jazz is Spoken Here

Dec 03, 2023: 1pm - 3pm
WGXC 90.7-FM: Radio for Open Ears

90.7-FM in NY's Upper Hudson Valley and wgxc.org/listen everywhere

Hosted by Neva E. Wartell.

In this broadcast, an exploration of jazz as a universal language with an infinitely diverse range of dialects. Featuring selections by contemporary artists from Argentina, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Cape Verde, Cuba, Ethiopia, Germany, Ghana, Guinea-Conakry, Haiti, Iceland, Israel, Lebanon, Madagascar, Martinique, Serbia, Spain, South Africa, the UK, USA, and Zanzibar — including several cross-cultural collaborations. (Part 5 of a series.) "Music for the Masses" invites you on an excursion of sound and rhythm. Discover the music of established and emerging artists, both signed and unsigned, on the international music scene. For the avid globe-hopper and armchair traveler alike. You might want to pack a map and a sandwich. Catskill resident "DJ Neva" is an ethnomusicologist, producer, and long-time cultural activist, specializing in music from the entire African continent, as well as the Caribbean and Latin America, the Maghreb and Middle East, and the Roma (Gypsy) diaspora. Formerly the producer of "Continental Drift" on WBAI-FM and New York International on Haitian community station Radio Soleil in NYC. The show is broadcast live from Catskill, NY.

Playlists and more information here.

Selection of original DJ mixes here.

  • Great Day (Instrumental) / Madvillain
  • Red Alert / Mr.What?
  • All in Love / Azar Lawrence
  • After Sly / Yelfris Valdes
  • Vidé bo kaÿ / Mario Canonge
  • Dakíri / Tómas R. Einarsson, Sigríður Thorlacius
  • Subira / Siti & The Band
  • Guilhermina (Live in Warsaw) / Miroca Paris
  • Francine / Les Gypsies De Petionville
  • Gbangba Gnale / Le Palm-Jazz de Macenta
  • Jazz Sega / Jeanot Rabeson Et Son Orchestre
  • Nèstanèt / Akalé Wubé
  • Vuvuzela / Bokani Dyer
  • Requinto / Itamar Erez
  • Sarala / Hank Jones
  • Picadillo / Dave Chamberlain's Band of Bones
  • Tangossa / The Bahama Soul Club
  • Escualo (Bonus Track) / Cuerdas Pop-termoráneas
  • Spirit Dance / Elie Attieh
  • Chemsi / Hijaz
  • Cubangla / Lokkhi Terra
  • Candomblè / Rosalia de Souza
  • Eni Agee / Cubafrobeat
  • All Blues / Gyedu-Blay Ambolley
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