25 March 2011

Top 10 World Music CDs - March 2011

SoundRoots / Spin The Globe’s Top 10 World Music Albums – March 2011
  1. Vusi Mahlasela: Say Africa
  2. Ravid Kahalani:Yemen Blues
  3. Nuriya: Tanita
  4. Aurelio: Laru Beya
  5. Amsterdam Klezmer Band: Katla
  6. Sussan Deyhim: City of Leaves
  7. Duo Jalal: A Different World
  8. Ritmodelia: It’s Not Batucada!
  9. Peña: Peña Volume 2
  10. various artists: The Rough Guide to Paris Lounge
Many new faces in the charts this month, some recently reviewed, some upcoming. Vusi's newest offering tops the lot, Amsterdam Klezmer Band jumps in mid-chart, and Sussan Deyhim gets a strong add as well. A wonderful duo album of viola and percussion by Duo Jalal, the second Peña album, and some new French lounge music round out the chart.

Dig into the links for sounds and buying; and enjoy this Vusi video while you're at it! This one was recorded just up the road from SoundRoots HQ, at KEXP radio in Seattle.

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