WTJU Folk (World): John Bates Best of 2016

John Bates co-hosts World Turning Friday afternoons from 12-2 (est).

(Artist – Album – Label)
Derek Gripper – Libraries On Fire – Derek Gripper
Alkibar Jr. – Jamal – Studio Mali
Richard Bona – Heritage – Quest
Gypsy Cuban Project – Havana Nights – Universal Romania
Maarja Nuut – Une Meeles – Maarja Nuut
Leni Stern – Dakar Suite – Leni Stern
Alsarah & The Nubatones – Manara – Wonderwheel
Los Fabulosos Cadillacs – La Salvacion De solo Y Juan – Sony Music Latin
Zomba Prison Project – I Will Not Stop Singing – Six Degrees
Dom La Nena – Cantando – Six Degrees
Moddi – Unsongs – Propeller
Maz O’Connor – The Longing Kind – Maz O’Connor
Mamadou Kelly – Djamila – Clermont
Konono No. 1 – Meets Batida – Crammed Discs
Silk Road Ensemble – Sing Me Home – Sony Masterworks
The Gloaming – 2 – Brassland
Lakou Mizik – Wa Di Yo – Cumbancha
Aziza Brahim- Abbar El Hamada – Glitterbeat
Eva Salina – Lema Lema – CD Baby
Ana Alcaide – Leyenda – ARC

Back to Best of 2016 Compilation

More Recent Posts

  • Larks on Lambeth Live, June 1

    Celtic trio Larks will put on the June 1 edition of Lambeth Live (heard each Friday night from 8-9 on WTJU), and you are invited to be part of the studio audience for this FREE concert broadcast! You can of course listen to the concert (91.1 FM around Charlottesville, on-line at wtju.net), or even video […]

  • Atlantic Weekly at City Market, May 26

    Coming up this Saturday morning, May 26, from 8 til noon, Atlantic Weekly returns to the Charlottesville City Market for another season of live broadcasts!  Besides the usual great music and conversation with some of the local vendors, there might even be some live music from surprise guests. While you can of course just listen […]

  • Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre Complete Harpsichord Works – Très Bon

    Tags: , , , , ,

    Though barely known today, Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre was hailed as “the wonder of our century” in the 1690s. At age five De La Guerre sang for Louis XIV and remained at court until her marriage. She was a keyboard virtuoso, with impressive improvisational skills. Contemporaries judged her on par with Marci-Antoine Charmpenie, François […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 5/21/2018

    New Jazz Adds – 5/21/2018 Glenn Crytzer Orchestra – Ain’t It Grand? (Self-produced): The Glenn Crytzer Orchestra revives the days of jump, swing and jive in a somewhat mellower fashion, but with a very nice style. Many of the songs are compositions by leader/vocalist/guitarist/banjo player/director Crytzer. He wrote 13 of the 30. Other songs were […]

  • #ClassicsaDay #SovietaDay Week 3

    Tags: , , , , , , ,

    For May 2018, some of us contributing to #ClassicsaDay decided to mark May Day. Reason enough to post works by Soviet composers. I decided to go a little farther with my #SovietaDay posts and concentrate on Soviet prize winners.  Here are the posts I shared for week 3. Gara Garayev (1918-1982) Leyli and Majnun, symphonic […]