Ethiopiques Volume 4

Moody Ethiopian 60s stuff with jazz/funk feel. Recently featured in the Jim Jarmusch film Broken Flowers (with Bill Murray).

Cafe Atlantico

Cesaria Evora is a Cape Verdean chanteuse of enchanting ability. Check out Café Atlantico, as well as Miss Perfumado or her self-titled CD.

As Night Falls on Silk Road

Cross-cultural Persian and Indian improvisations with Tabla by the masters.

Ibrahim Ferrer

Cuban crooning at its finest, the opening violin alone will leave you sobbing. Music to looove by.

Sabroso: The Afro-Latin Groove

Total party music — the hottest Cuban tunes from the 50s and 60s.


tunes for the road

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