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Botswana Guitar Youtube by Western

January 6, 2010

Now this is very cool music by Western from Botswana called Machingilani, it doesn’t matter that he frets upside down, it works.

For guitar videos visit The Guitars


Tinariwen Youtube Mali World Music

November 15, 2009

Here is a very interesting tune by a band from Mali, it’s very tribal and the band consists of members of a nomadic tribe . In a way, this is what you’d probably call Saharan blues, and in this music , is the roots of the blues.

Here’s the website of this incredible band Tinariwen

Ashok Roy Sarod Youtube

July 5, 2009

Here is a Youtube of one of my great music teachers.  His name is Ashok Roy and he is playing the Sarod.  Ashok was a senior disciple of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.  Here he is playing a light classical Indian piece.  He is performing with Gladwyn Charles

Bob Marley Youtube Get Up Stand Up

July 2, 2009

Whenever I hear about Human Rights, I immediately think of Bob Marley.

Get Up Stand Up Video on Youtube

To Blog about Human Rights Issues go to Bloggers Unite

Mariam and Armadou

June 18, 2009

Here is a Youtube Video of Armadou and Mariam, two brilliant musicians from Mali.  Mali is the breeding ground for some of kthe worlds greatest World Music musicians.

For more information about thir history, go to Wikipedia Mariam and Armadou

To check out another great Malian musician go to Baba Maal

Matisyahu Hasidic Reggae Youtube

June 10, 2009

This is an interesting approach to Reggae, Jewish Hassidic Reggae.  This Youtube Video  is Matisayu, a mix of Reggae and Traditional Jewish music.

Matisayu Wikipedia

Matisayu Wikipedia

Bob Marley Youtube

April 20, 2009

What’s a Reggae blog without Bob Marley , Here is the legend performing Roots Rock Reggae

I love the understated electric guitar parts