Alternate Title School-Time / Family Fun Performance: World Music Festival: Africa, Brazil, Caribbean, USA
Country of Origin United States, Brazil, South Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description 1st grade and up. Trace the evolution of musical traditions in Africa and the Americas with host John Schaefer of WNYC radio. Scheduled to be broadcast on Schaefer's "New Sounds Live," artists under consideration include South African vocalists Mahlathini and the Mahorella Queens, the distinctive New Orleans Street music of the Rebirth Brass Band, Brazilian salsa from Pe de Boi, and Willie Colon, the father of salsa.