Bassam & Hassane
Traditional Lebanese music performed by this oud and flute duo from Beirut.
Lively, joyous music from Northeastern Brazil...with the funkiest tap dancing.
Ferqa Ahwach Agdz
Massive drum and chanting ensemble from southeastern Morocco. Something else.
Metal castanets (qraqeb) carry the hypnotic grooves, as the bass (guembri) and chants take you higher and higher.
A journey through a few of the dozens of instruments this Moroccan gentle soul has mastered.
Virtuosic yet expressive solo performances by Suya on the Sihu, a bowed and plucked string instrument from Inner Mongolia, China.