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

Global Politics

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Anchor Marco Werman interviews Indian-American saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa about his new CD "Apti" which means "coming together." He performs it with his trio the Indo-Pak Coalition, and believes that after the Mumbai attacks.

Arts, Culture & Media

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Reporter Sylvia Maria Gross remembers Brazilian musician Dona Edith who died last week at the age of 94. She became famous for tapping and scraping samba rhythms on a dinner plate.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Answer-Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Corner Brook in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Celtic music producer Brian O'Donovan samples some of the music being showcased there at the East Coast Music Awards (ECMA). It's a festival devoted to Atlantic Canada's diverse musical styles.

Arts, Culture & Media

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Anchor Marco Werman introduces us to the music of Mamer from Xinjiang province in northwestern China. Mamer plays China-grass, which like American bluegrass music, has ancient roots and homespun appeal