Conference of the Birds Podcast

Conference of the Birds, 5-20-16

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This week: Alfredo Rodriguez; Johnny Colon; Coumba Gawlo; Pete '"El Conde" Rodriguez; Sun Ra; Thione Seck; Joachim Kühn; Sylvia Telles; Toquinho & Vinicius;  much more...

Thanks in advance for listening and contributing!

Playlists: confbirds.blogspot.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/conferenceofthebirds/ 
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/…/conference-birds-po…/id478688580…
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, 5-13-16

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This week: Magda el Yahyaoui; Roy Campbell; John Lindberg; Bhimsen Joshi; Remedies Amaya; La Tobala; Abdel Aziz el Mubarak; Ochs, Dresser, Tabasov live in Moscow; Ahmed Abdel Raheem; Ghulam Ali;  much more...

Thanks in advance for listening and contributing!

Playlists: confbirds.blogspot.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/conferenceofthebirds/ 
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/…/conference-birds-po…/id478688580…
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, 5-6-16

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This week: Super Mazemebe; Sorry Bamba; Victor Jara; Eri Yamamoto; Maria Teresa Vera; Felix Baloy; Joe Fonda w. The Nu Band; Aïda Nassim; Kwabena Nyama; Julius Hemphill Sextet; Luca Sisera Roofer; The Latin Brothers; Eric Dolphy w. Latin Jazz Quintet; Dogon ritual music x 2;  much more...

Thanks in advance for listening and contributing!

Playlists: confbirds.blogspot.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/conferenceofthebirds/ 
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/…/conference-birds-po…/id478688580…
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, 4-29-16

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This week: Vidyapati poem performed by Vindya Basini Devi; Faqirs du Sindh; Trio 3 w. Vijay Iyer: music for Trayvon Martin (and thousands more); Marion Brown live in Japan; Omar Pene; Doudou n'diane Rose w. Breton musicians; Doudou N'diane Rose and large ensemble w. David Murray & Amiri Baraka; Sabri Brothers; Nepalese music; Baluchi healing song; Toumani Diabate Tiécoro Sissoko; much more...

Thanks in advance for listening and contributing!

Playlists: confbirds.blogspot.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/conferenceofthebirds/ 
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/…/conference-birds-po…/id478688580…
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, 4-22-16

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This week: 4 HOURS: Charles Mingus x 2; Dahmane el Harrache x 2; Shruti Sadolikar; Ukandanz; Alice Coltrane; Bhimsen Joshi; Etoile de Dakar w. Youssou n'Dour; Roberto Roena; Pete La Roca; Remedios Amaya; Terrermoto; Arruan Ortíz; Kusami Bethany Singers; Orchestra Super Volcano; Liljiana Buttner; Kine Lam; much more...

This week @ 128kbps due to file size. We will return to higher quality next week. 

Thanks in advance for listening and contributing!

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, 4-15-16

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This week: Nazim Hikmet set to  music; Franco w. Tabu Ley; Aimé Césaire set to music; Nedim Nalbantoglu; Nazem al Ghazali; M'washahat from Ghada Shbier; Wadada Leo Smith; Paulo Flores w. Tito Paris; Oliver Lake; Pino Minafra's Canto General w. Louis Moholo-Moholo; Venezuelan salsa from Dimension Latina; African salsa from Papa Noël; much more...

Thanks in advance for listening and contributing!

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, 4-8-16

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This week: Reem Kelani live; Henry Threadgill; Zaiko Langa Langa; Steve Lacy, Steve Potts w. Irene Aebi; Sayid Darwish; Oum Kulthum; Marilyn Crispell w. Tisziji Muñoz; Jamelão; Eliza Soares; Jorge Aragão;  much more...

*This week's episode is missing the first three tracks from the live broadcast due to technical difficulties. 

Thanks in advance for listening and contributing!

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, 4-1-16

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This week: Enrique Morente; Pansequito; Mary Holvorson & Jessica Pavone; Salim Halali; Mart'nalia live in Berlin; Eddie Gale at Vision Festival; Chico Freeman; Fred Frith, Joëlle Léandre, Alvin Curran, Urs Leimgruber (live in Portugal); Chabuca Granda; Huayno music from Peru; Naama; Cheb Mami; Sambasunda;  much more...

Thanks in advance for listening and contributing!

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, 3-25-16

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This week: Dawn Upshaw w. Andalusian Dogs performs Golijov setting Darwish to music; Erik Friedlander; Maryam Saleh; Kala Ramnath; Elizabeth Cardoso performs Bonfa; Cecil Taylor x 2 (happy birthday); Sonora Ponceña live; Agostinho dos Santos; Carlos do Carmo; Beth Carvalho; Diedre Murray and Fred Hopkins x 2; much more...

*Due to technical difficulties during recording, the quality of this week's episode is not up to COB's usual standards (it is compressed and has thus lost a bit of dynamic range). It remains nevertheless eminently listenable. We will back to usual high quality next week. 

 
Thanks in advance for listening and contributing!
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, 3-11-16

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This week: Mafalda Arnauth; El Potito; Detty Kurnia; Nasida Ria; Orchestra Àrab de Barcelona x 2; El Arabi Ensemble; Cheikh Tidiane Fall; Marilyn Crispell w. Gerry Hemingway; Said Chraîbi; William Parker & Little Huey; Nene Souragassi; Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba; much more...

 
Thanks in advance for listening and contributing!
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.