Lunchtime playlist for 02/11/2011
By Ludwig Leopold on Fri, 02/11/2011 - 12:39pm
It's African Heritage Month and the Lunchtime Broadcast is serving up all of it, well as much as you can in 120 minutes.
Celebrating with Harry Belafonte's Opus work: The Long Road To Freedom: An Anthology of Black Music. Today's show begin's with the "Ballads & Frolic's" section.
Catchin' up with South African Singer/Songwriter/Historian/Visionary -- Vusi Mahlasela -- currently on the road with Amos Lee, From Austin, Texas, we chat with Vusi in the first hour of this edition. Vusi speaks of "Say Africa" his latest release on ATO Records; sprinkling African Culture around the US during African heritage Month; The African Leadership Academy & Vusi Mahlasela Music Education Project. Learn all about Vusi at Http://VusiMahlasela.com Watch him perform "Say Africa" at SOB's in Manhattan the 22nd of February. That's ten days from now on a Monday.
A children's story of an old LP: Today the Story of The Gingerbread Boy
Full album side from Eric Dolphy. Going back to September 8, 1961, Side B of Eric Dolphy In Europe/Volume 3.
A great Valentine's receipe for Poached Salmon with a Cucumber/Dill Yogurt Sauce.
Get well soon wishes to Etta James and Aretha Franklin.
Let's make a date for Lunch again next Friday, the 18th at 11am? OKAY we're serving HOT TUNA and it's gonna be really tasty!