NYC Radio Live

In the electrifying atmosphere of a live radio broadcast in New York City, musicians from all corners of the globe come to perform and discuss their music. The guests range from well-known (Steely Dan, McCoy Tyner) to up and coming artists. Hosted by David Ellenbogen.

http://www.nycradiolive.org

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      Field Recordings from Mali! (Oumar Konate, Noura Mint Seymali and more) Podcast 237


      This is a remaster of a broadcast I did in 2012 when I had just returned from almost a month in Mali making field and studio recordings. Very special stuff: Here's the original intro: I'm back from the Sahara, and, as promised, have a ton of recordings to share with you.  This special show was originally broadcast on WKCR on 89.9 FM-NY and features rough mixes of studio recordings with up and coming guitarist and pop star Oumar Konate, Griot Royalty Noura Mint Seymali from Mauritania ...


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      2h38m
       2017-10-19

      Blick Bassy – Podcast 238


      Hailing from Cameroon, but living now in France, singer and multi-instrumentalist,  Blick Bassy is creating a fresh, new sound with stunning vocals, banjo and luscious soundscapes from his bandmates.  His new album, Akö with his comrades Clément Petit on cello and Johan Blanc on trombone, are raising eyebrows with their totally original tribute to Skip James.    Blick sings in his native tongue,  Bassa, one of very few.  We caught up with Blick Bassy and hung backstage after an incredible sho...


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      33m
       2017-10-19

      Hugh Masekela – Podcast 239


      This week we revisit a classic interview with Hugh Masekela from 2013. Hugh Masekela is the most well known jazz musician from Africa.  His first big hit was in 1968 and he has sold millions of albums, won multiple Grammys and worked with everyone from Stevie Wonder to Dizzy Gillespie. Fresh off a tour with Paul Simon, he and his band are super-refined, with perfect vocal harmonies, deep grooves, and inspired improvisations.    Masekela is considered a legend of South African Music and the a...


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      17m
       2017-10-19

      Walter Becker – Podcast 242


      Walter Becker, co-founder of Steely Dan, passed away this week. Today, I went digging through my archives and found  a 2010 interview we recorded upon the release of Roger Rosenberg's Baritonality, an album Becker produced.  I found it and wanted to share it immediately.  Walter's open spirit, humility, and excitement about the big and small things around music all come through.  We'll listen to some excerpts from that album and share the complete free wheeling conversation with jazz critic, ...


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      47m
       2017-10-19

      Samarth Nagarkar – Ragas Live Festival 2016 – Podcast 251


      Samarth Nagarkar (vocal), Meghashyam Keshav (tabla), Rohan Prabhudesai (harmonium) perform a 6AM set at the Ragas Live Festival 2016. This year’s festival is October 21st 2017 at the Rubin Museum of Art. Samarth will perform at 10pm. Tickets here  


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      37m
       2017-10-19

      Max ZT Ragas Live Festival Podcast 246


      Max ZT Ensemble played a late night set at the Ragas Live Festival 2016 at Pioneer Works. 1am-2am Max ZT (hammered dulcimer), Sameer Gupta (tabla), Priya Darshini (vocal), This year’s festival is October 21st 2017 at the Rubin Museum of Art. At 4pm Max ZT and Jay Gandhi give a tribute to their world-renowned teachers, Shivkumar Sharma and Hariprasad Chaurasia.  The duo will perform a set inspired by their gurus’ beloved album, "Call of the Valley."  Max will join the Epichorus at 2 am : wit...


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      48m
       2017-10-18

      Adam Maoulf: Ragas Live Podcast 247


      Adam Maalouf feat. Josh Geisler (bansuri) and Shiva Ghoshal Adam Maalouf (hand pans) , Joshua Geisler (bansuri, guitar, electronics), Shivalik Ghoshal (tabla) Adam is pictured here during their 4AM performance from the Ragas Live Festival 2016 at Pioneer Works Ragas Live is coming to the Rubin on October 21, 2017 Tickets here


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      48m
       2017-10-18

      Pradhanica at Ragas Live 2016 – Podcast 248


      Pradhanica with Mike Lukshis (tabla), Kaumil Shah (djembe), and Vincent Pierce (cajon), Indrajit Roy-Chowdhury (sitar) perform a 2-3am set at the Ragas Live Festival 2016 at Pioneer Works. This year’s festival is October 21st 2017 at the Rubin Museum of Art and the sitarist Indro Roy-Chowdhury will play at 11am. Tickets here


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      43m
       2017-10-18

      Abhik Mukherjee and Shankh Lahiri Ragas Live Podcast 250


      Abhik Mukherjee (sitar), Shankh Lahiri (Tabla) play the final set of Ragas Live 2016 at Pioneer Works. This year’s festival is October 21st 2017 Abhik will play at 6pm. Tickets here


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      59m
       2017-10-18

      Daisy Paradis Ragas Live Festival 2016


      Daisy Paradis performs a early morning set


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      41m
       2017-10-18