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The Rhythm Atlas

Series produced by Denis McGilvray

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Produced and hosted by world music enthusiast Denis McGilvray, The Rhythm Atlas explores the amazing array of musical styles that can be heard all over the globe, from Afrobeat to Zouk. You’ll hear new releases as well as influential classics. It’s a global gumbo, a funky fusion of international styles, a musical adventure that will take you all around the world. And fair warning: you just might find yourself dancing!

The Rhythm Atlas, hosted by world music enthusiast Denis McGilvray, explores the vast array of musical styles that can be heard all over the globe, from Afrobeat to Zouk.

The 1-hour program is produced in the studios of Public Radio Tulsa - KWGS 89.5 FM and airs on Sundays at 6 p.m. (Central time.)
http://publicradiotulsa.org/programs/rhythm-atlas-895-1

On The Rhythm Atlas, you’ll hear new releases as well as influential classics. The playlist might go from the African juju music of King Sunny Ade to cumbia dance music from Colombia; from Spanish flamenco guitar to a Celtic fiddle tune; from the dynamic Afropop of Angélique Kidjo to the sitar fusion of Anoushka Shankar; a Balkan Beat band might follow some Scandinavian bluegrass. It’s a global gumbo, a funky fusion of international styles - you get the idea. In short, it’s a musical adventure that will take you all around the world. And fair warning: you’ll most likely find yourself dancing at some point. It is The Rhythm Atlas, after all…

Follow The Rhythm Atlas on Facebook (www.facebook.com/rhythmatlas) for more information about artists played on the air, links to each week’s playlist, video and audio clips from featured performers, news about upcoming album releases, and more.

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The Rhythm Atlas, hosted by world music enthusiast Denis McGilvray, explores the vast array of musical styles that can be heard all over the globe, from Afrobeat to Zouk. The 1-hour program is produced in the studios of Public Radio Tulsa - KWGS 89.5 FM and airs on Sundays at 6 p.m. (Central time.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/programs/rhythm-atlas-895-1On The Rhythm Atlas, you’ll hear new releases as well as influential classics. The playlist might go from the African juju music of King Sunny Ade to cumbia dance music from Colombia; from Spanish flamenco guitar to a Celtic fiddle tune; from the dynamic Afropop of Angélique Kidjo to the sitar fusion of Anoushka Shankar; a Balkan Beat band might follow some Scandinavian bluegrass. It’s a global gumbo, a funky fusion of international... Show full description


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On this episode of the weekly world music program, we’ll be celebrating Mardi Gras and Carnaval with a vibrant mix of music from New Orleans and Lo...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of The Rhythm Atlas - a weekly world music program - you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from around the globe: a previe...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly world music program, you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from around the globe by artists including Ojos d...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly world music program you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from around the globe…including a song by Hugh Mas...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly world music program you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from around the globe.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly world music program you'll hear fantastic music from around the globe by artists including Aterciopelados, The Soulja...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Tune in to this New Year's Eve edition of The Rhythm Atlas as host Denis McGilvray looks back at some of the best world music albums of 2017. You’l...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this edition of The Rhythm Atlas weekly program, host Denis McGilvray plays more tunes from some of the best world music albums of 2017. You'll ...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Christmas music from all around the world! You'll hear festive tunes from Cape Verde, Cuba, Mozambique, Puerto Rico, Louisiana, West Africa, Hawaii...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:58