Conference of the Birds Podcast

Conference of the Birds, 6-26-15

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This week: Goran Kajfes Subatomic Arkestra; Pat Thomas w. Kwashibu Area Band; Barbara Donald; Joanna Amendoiara; Gisela João; Robert Ribeiro; Mayada el Henaway; Najwa Karam; Shoba Gurtu; Ketama; Jose Mercé; Ivo Papasov; much more...

Conference of the Birds, 6-19-15

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This week: new music from Rent Romus; Ornette Coleman RIP w. Marztte Watts, Neneh Cherry, Patty Waters, Claude Nougaro, Aisha Puthli, Charlie Haden, Dewey Redman, Don Cherry, et al; Ahmed Adaweya; Mestre Marçal; Almir Guineto; Ryuichi Sakamoto, w. Paula & Jacques Morelenbaum, reprises Jobim; Ensemble Al-Ruzafa; E; Hadji Faye w. Etoile 2000; Ousmane Kouyate; Thione Seck; much more...

Playlists: confbirds.blogspot.com 

Conference of the Birds, 5-29-15

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This week: Cubismo w. Saban Bajramoviç; Conjunto Tipico Criollo; Carlos Actis Dato; Horace Silver; Salsa Celtica; Bahr Abu Jerith; Khaled; Anthony Davis; Andrew Hill; Bombay Sisters; Pt. C.R. Vyas; new Henry Threadgill; much more...

Playlists: confbirds.blogspot.com 

Conference of the Birds, 5-15-15

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This week:ghazals from Iqbal Bano, Mahwashl, and others; Dolphy at the Five Spot; Guadiana; Ramon el Portgues; Pete La Roca; Jaiping music from Java; Prepared piano from John Cage; Pete Seeger; Nikitas Tzamagkos; Asmahan; Mary Halvorson; Russ Johnson w. Myra Melford, Roy Nathanson, et al., Axel Dörner; much more...

Playlists: confbirds.blogspot.com 

Contact: confbirds@gmail.com 
Listen LIVE to COB on WRFI (Fridays 9-11pm EST).
Send correspondence, discs, & music to Stephen Cope, Conference of the Birds, 208 Utica Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.

Conference of the Birds, 5-8-15

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This week: new Myra Melford; new Steve Coleman; new Altan; vintage Thomas Mapfumo w. Hallelujah Chicken Run Band; x 2; Positive Knowledge; Aimé Cesaire; Los Van Van; Moisés Valle & El Indio reprise & salute Arsenio Rodriguez; Celia Cruz; Gerry Hemingway & Quartet; Youssou n'Dour; Max Roach w. Choir; much more...

Playlists: confbirds.blogspot.com 

Contact: confbirds@gmail.com 
Listen LIVE to COB on WRFI (Fridays 9-11pm EST).
Send correspondence, discs, & music to Stephen Cope, Conference of the Birds, 208 Utica Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.

Conference of the Birds, 5-1-15

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This week: Agujetas; Jalal Chekara x 2; Najah Salam; Dahmane el Harrache; Mohammed Ilyas; Marisa Monte; Arlindo Cruz; Markos Vamvakaris; Rosa Eskenazi; Jackie McLean; Clifford Thornton; Joana Amendoeira;  much more...

Playlists: confbirds.blogspot.com 

Contact: confbirds@gmail.com 
Listen LIVE to COB on WRFI (Fridays 9-11pm EST).
Send correspondence, discs, & music to Stephen Cope, Conference of the Birds, 208 Utica Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.

Conference of the Birds, 4-24-15

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This week: Farid el-Atrache; Coumba Gawlo w. Passy live; Fatou Guewel; Bill Dixon; Ray Anderson; John Coltrane; Cassandra Wilson reprises Billie Holiday; Atahualpa Yupanqui; Itamar Assumpção; classic Franco w. Tabu Ley; Marlyin Crispell w. Tisziji Muñoz; Felix Baloy; Super Combo (salsa from Guadalpue);  Amiri Baraka w. New York Art Quartet; much more...

Playlists: confbirds.blogspot.com 

Contact: confbirds@gmail.com 
Listen LIVE to COB on WRFI (Fridays 9-11pm EST).
Send correspondence, discs, & music to Stephen Cope, Conference of the Birds, 208 Utica Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.

Conference of the Birds, 4-17-15

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This week: new music from  AACM Experimental Ensemble; Reem Kelani; Waclaw Zimpel, w. Perry Robinson, Rafael Roginski, Michael Zerang perform music from Yemenite Jews; Kassé Made Diabaté;  Fosfortio; Cartola; Graça Braga performs Candeia; Andrea Parkins w. trio; new Charles lloyd; John Escreet w/ Evan Parker et al.; Afghani ghazal from Mahwash; Sudha Raghunathan; Abed Azrié reprises Hafez and Goethe;  much more...

Playlists: confbirds.blogspot.com 

Contact: confbirds@gmail.com 
Listen LIVE to COB on WRFI (Fridays 9-11pm EST).
Send correspondence, discs, & music to Stephen Cope, Conference of the Birds, 208 Utica Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.

Conference of the Birds, 4-10-15

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This week: Co-histed with Barry Maxwell. Amos Mor; Steve Lacy; Sun Ra; Fanta Damba; Loredonna Berte; Abdullah Ibrahim; Les Grand Ballets d' Afrique Noire; Munir Bachir;  much more...

Playlists: confbirds.blogspot.com 

Contact: confbirds@gmail.com 
Listen LIVE to COB on WRFI (Fridays 9-11pm EST).
Send correspondence, discs, & music to Stephen Cope, Conference of the Birds, 208 Utica Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.

Conference of the Birds, 4-3-15

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This week: Ed Blackwell x 2; Dewey Redman; José Mercé; Fernanda de Utrera; Orquestra Vévé; K. Frimpong; Ellington w. Sathima Bea Benjamin; Triana (Andalusian flamenco-rock); Archie Shepp; Charles Brackeen; Les Amazones de Guinée; Abida Parveen; much more... 

Contact: confbirds@gmail.com 
Listen LIVE to COB on WRFI (Fridays 9-11pm EST).
Send correspondence, discs, & music to Stephen Cope, Conference of the Birds, 208 Utica Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.