Global Hit

A daily spotlight on international musical artists and trends. Created by host Marco Werman, the Global Hit features interviews with musicians, critics and deejays around the globe. Subscribe to the podcast: RSS iTunes

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Geo Answer + Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Mexican state of Michoac-n. It's one of the places that inspires the music of Latin roots band "Sol y Canto." Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the band's Rosi and Brian Amador about their new CD, "Cada Dia Un Regalo" -- or "Each Day A Gift."

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In today's Global Hit, we hear from Russian trumpet player Alexei Sipiagin. He describes his journey from growing up in the Soviet Union to playing at the pinnacle of American jazz.

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You hear all kinds of musical fusion these days. But here's one you'd never expect. It's music by a quartet called the Stockholm Lisboa Project. Liana fronts the group and they perform Portuguese Fado with Swedish polska.

Global Politics

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Singer Bunny Wailer has had a long career -- first with Bob Marley, then as a successful solo artist. Now he's re-mastered his song catalogue. Anchor Marco Werman finds out what's coming up.

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The band Les Sans Culottes pretends to be French. But the faux-French band has never actually performed in France� that is, until last week. The World's Adeline Sire has more.