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The World Fusion Show brings you the leading innovators in World Fusion music with your host, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Derrik Jordan. Produced in Brattleboro, Vermont at BCTV and featuring interviews, video clips and live in the studio playing with some fantastic World Fusion composers and musicians. The World Fusion Show is currently being shown on 99 community TV stations in 26 states. The podcast is being heard in over 50 countries. We debuted the show in July of 2017 and we release a new episode every 2 weeks. The World Fusion Show just won a national award for Best Entertainment and Arts Series 2019 in public access TV. A Worldsoul Records production www.derrikjordan.com Check out the TV version of the show on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/The-World-Fusion-Show-109866072979176/videos/?ref=page_internal Or on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl_qGDBJ-IVM28kF68RwM5Q/videos

The World Fusion Show brings you the leading innovators in World Fusion music with your host, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Derrik Jordan. Produced in Brattleboro, Vermont at BCTV and featuring interviews, video clips and live in the studio playing with some fantastic World Fusion composers and musicians. The World Fusion Show is currently being shown on 99 community TV stations in 26 states. The podcast is being heard in over 50 countries. We debuted the show in July of 2017 and we release a new episode every 2 weeks. The World Fusion Show just won a national award for Best Entertainment and Arts Series 2019 in public access TV. A Worldsoul Records production www.derrikjordan.com Check out the TV version of the show on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/The-World-Fusion-Show-109866072979176/videos/?ref=page_internal Or on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl_qGDBJ-IVM28kF68RwM5Q/videos

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United States

Description:

The World Fusion Show brings you the leading innovators in World Fusion music with your host, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Derrik Jordan. Produced in Brattleboro, Vermont at BCTV and featuring interviews, video clips and live in the studio playing with some fantastic World Fusion composers and musicians. The World Fusion Show is currently being shown on 99 community TV stations in 26 states. The podcast is being heard in over 50 countries. We debuted the show in July of 2017 and we release a new episode every 2 weeks. The World Fusion Show just won a national award for Best Entertainment and Arts Series 2019 in public access TV. A Worldsoul Records production www.derrikjordan.com Check out the TV version of the show on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/The-World-Fusion-Show-109866072979176/videos/?ref=page_internal Or on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl_qGDBJ-IVM28kF68RwM5Q/videos

Language:

English

Contact:

802 490-0868


Episodes

Ep #141 Loire Cotler - rhythm vocalist and composer

12/2/2022
Ep #141 with Loire Cotler, rhythm vocalist. Loire Cotler has a unique way of singing that draws on the ancient Konokol tradition of Indian vocalization that is used in the training of percussionists. She also combines that style with many other influences creating a true World Fusion of sound. She has a degree in Music Therapy and works with film composer Hans Zimmer. Her new CD “18 Wings” is a re-imagining of jazz standards and is a collaboration with World Fusion trailblazers Trio Globo...

Duration:00:29:03

Ep #140 with Randy Armstrong - composer and multi-instrumentalist

11/18/2022
Ep #140 with Randy Armstrong - composer and multi-instrumentalist Randy Armstrong is a long time member of the World Fusion tribe. He began his journey in the 70’s with Do'a which also included Ken LaRoche. They were one of the very first World Fusion groups. He is a multi-instrumentalist and plays guitar, sitar, djembe, mbira, flute and many more. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/100063982602329/videos/1826828624323506 YouTube: https://youtu.be/5A89tCAF9As Soundcloud:...

Duration:00:29:40

Ep #139 with Annette Philip - singer, pianist, composer

11/4/2022
Ep #119 with Annette Philip, singer, pianist and composer Annette Philip was born in India and grew up in Singapore and India, eventually moving to the US. She discovered harmony at an early age and has gone on to work with celebrated composer A.R. Rahman, which was her dream as a child. She is the founder and director of the Berklee Indian Ensemble in Boston and one of their pieces is included in this episode. She is attracted to working with large groups of musicians but also has a duo...

Duration:00:29:59

Ep #138 with Moonlight and Morningstar - singer-songwriters

10/21/2022
Ep #138 with Moonlight and Morningstar, singer-songwriters. Moonlight Davis and Morningstar Chenven spread their messages of love and harmony through their visionary songs. Moonlight is one of the finest gospel and R&B singers I have ever worked with. They are environmental activists and even wrote a song that helped stop the pipeline going through Massachusetts. You will love this episode! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/100063982602329/videos/294725657911045 YouTube:...

Duration:00:27:53

#137 - Derrik Jordan's CD "Hanyaks" - Appalachian

10/10/2022
Ep #137 with Derrik Jordan's CD "Hanyaks" which features his original Appalachian, Bluegrass, Cajun and Americana tunes. He is playing most of the instruments and is joined for a few of them by banjo player Bruce Stockwell and pedal steel player Barry Hyman. A Worldsoul Records production Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/100063982602329/videos/3279914108933370 YouTube: https://youtu.be/NHzFa4FWBl0 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/hilljoy/137-derrik-jordans-cd-hanyaks-appalachian

Duration:00:24:26

Ep #136 Dave Kobenski - multi-instrumentalist and artist

9/23/2022
Ep #136 with Dave Kobrenski - multi-instrumentalist and artist Dave Kobrenski is a musician, artist, writer and multi-instrumentalist from New Hampshire. He plays Fula flute, kamale ngoni and djembe and spent many years making trips to West Africa to study the music and culture of the region. He also makes beautiful Fula flutes that he sells on his website. A Worldsoul Records production derrikjordan.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/100063982602329/videos/2066772093512103 YouTube:...

Ep #135 with Mike Rivard, sintir player and composer

9/9/2022
Ep #135 with Mike Rivard, sintir player and composer Mike Rivard has had a long career in World Music playing the sintir, a bass lute from Morocco. He also plays the bass and works with some great players like John Medeski. He is very influenced by the Gnawa music of Morocco which uses the sintir as its primary instrument. A Worldsoul Records production derrikjordan.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/109866072979... YouTube: https://youtu.be/J7YLN6TDWJM Soundcloud:...

Duration:00:29:50

Ep #134 with Ian Ethan Case - composer and multi-neck guitarist

8/31/2022
Ep #134 with Ian Ethan Case, composer and multi-neck guitarist Ian Ethan Case is a multi-neck guitarist and composer who plays with a unique technique of strumming and tapping. He works with some fantastic musicians who are featured on this episode. He thinks of himself as a “transparent window” and the music he writes comes through him quite effortlessly. A Worldsoul Records production derrikjordan.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/109866072979... YouTube: https://youtu.be/RNYVubykGPQ...

Duration:00:28:42

Ep #133 with Sultans Of String, World Fusion 4tet

8/12/2022
Episode #133 with The Sultans Of String. I interview Chris McKhool who is the violinist for the group, based in the Toronto area. They are working with a wide variety of refugee musicians and present them to the world via their latest CDs and their TV show they created during the pandemic called “Backstage.” Wonderful music and a very inclusive concept representing world culture. A Worldsoul Records production derrikjordan.com Facebook:...

Duration:00:29:47

Ep #132 with Ruben Monteiro, composer and multi-instrumentalist

7/29/2022
Ep #132 with Ruben Monteiro, composer and multi-instrumentalist. Ruben Monteiro lives in Portugal and is a life-long composer. He plays hurdy-gurdy, saz, rebab and oud. His World Fusion inspiration comes from many cultures and he blends them with progressive rock. He got interested in these ancient instruments by studying archeology and the cultures that had come through Portugal. A Worldsoul Records production derrikjordan.com Facebook:...

Duration:00:29:52

Ep #131 with Gharana Fusion, Indian World Fusion Trio

7/15/2022
Ep #131 with Gharana Fusion, Indian World Fusion trio. Gharana Fusion are based in Calcutta, India but have brought their music all over the world. They are a trio of electric guitar, bansuri flute and percussion. I am joined by their guitarist Susnata Har for the interview. A Worldsoul Records production derrikjordan.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/109866072979176/videos/1065694820996806 YouTube: https://youtu.be/4Pkev7x6EuQ Soundcloud:...

Duration:00:29:47

Ep #130 = Steve Shehan - composer, multi-instrumentalist and percussionist - part 3

7/1/2022
Ep #130 with Steve Shehan, composer, multi-instrumentalist and percussionist - Part 3. We continue our interview with Steve Shehan where he talks about another magical encounter in the desert in Algeria. Also his work with Paul Simon and many other musical luminaries. Lots of his music is included of course. A wonderful musician and an extraordinarily generous spirit! A Worldsoul Records production derrikjordan.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/109866072979176/videos/803236270668177...

Duration:00:29:43

Ep #129 - Steve Shehan, composer and multi-instrumentalist - part 2

6/17/2022
Ep #129 with Steve Shehan, composer and multi-instrumentalist - Part 2 Steve Shehan is an eclectic composer in World Fusion music and has traveled to many places on the planet to learn about global music on a deep level. He became a pilot to be able to travel to these places and brought medical supplies and bought instruments to bring home. He has been in high demand as a percussionist with people like Paul Simon, Paco de Lucia and John McLaughlin and many more. He plays percussion and hang...

Duration:00:29:59

Ep #128 with Steve Shehan, composer, percussionist and multi-instrumentalist - Part 1

6/3/2022
Ep #128 with Steve Shehan, composer, percussionist and multi-instrumentalist. Steve Shehan is legendary for his pursuit of World Music throughout his life. He used his pilot’s license to travel to far flung places and meet musicians and bring back instruments. He has worked with Paul Simon, Paco de Lucia, John McLaughlin and many more. He has made many recordings which feature his innovative World Fusion creations starting in 1987 with his album “Arrows" which is featured on this episode....

Duration:00:29:38

Ep #127 with Kaoru Watanabe, flute player, Taiko drummer and composer

5/20/2022
Ep #127 with Kaoru Watanabe, flute player, taiko drummer and composer. Kaoru Watanabe was born and grew up in the US but after studying classical and jazz flute he got very interested in exploring his traditional Japanese culture. He has gone on to work with luminaries like Baryshnikov, Yo Yo Ma and many musicians all over the world. He was a member of Kodo, the leading Japanese Taiko ensemble in Japan and toured with them for 10 years. A Worldsoul Records production derrikjordan.com...

Duration:00:28:31

Ep #126 with Barbora Xu, singer, guzheng player and composer

5/6/2022
Ep #126 with Barbora Xu. singer, guzheng player and composer Ep #126 with Barbora Xu, singer, guzheng player and composer. Barbora Xu was born in Czechoslavakia and lives in Finland. She studied in China where she discovered the guzheng, a Chinese zither, that reminded her of her Finnish kantale. Her music is inspired by her love of nature. She works by adapting ancient Finnish song lyrics to her contemporary songs. A Worldsoul Records production derrikjordan.com Facebook:...

Duration:00:28:07

Ep #125 with Miguel Espinoza Flamenco Fusion

4/22/2022
Ep #125 with Miguel Espinoza Flamenco Fusion. From the Southwest of the US, Miquel grew up playing guitar from a very early age, accompanying flamenco dance classes and touring with flamenco dance groups. The group includes a cellist, Dianne who is also featured in this interview, a bass player, percussionist and sax player. A Worldsoul Records production derrikjordan.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/109866072979... YouTube: https://youtu.be/WavdQchs7ds Soundcloud:

Duration:00:29:50

Ep #124 with Derek Gripper, guitarist and composer

4/8/2022
Ep #124 with Derek Gripper, guitarist and composer. Derek Gripper, who is from Capetown, South Africa, discovered the music of Toumani Diabate, a kora player from Mali and it changed his life. He decided to transcribe the music by this African Griot for the classical guitar. Toumani is an true innovator on the kora and developed a style where he plays 3 parts at once - bass lines, accompaniment and melody simultaneously. He adapted this multi-layered fingerstyle of Tomani’s kora playing and...

Duration:00:29:25

Ep #123 with Max ZT, hammer dulcimer player and composer

3/25/2022
Ep #123 on The World Fusion Show brings you Max ZT, a hammer dulcimer player and composer who has been deeply influenced by his travels and studies in Senegal and India. He has a multi-layered approach to the hammer dulcimer based on his study of the kora, where each of the fingers play a different role in the music. Many cool vids in this episode - with his trio House Of Waters, a collaboration with a tap dancer and a song with his wife Priya. Please tell your friends and help us share this...

Duration:00:28:44

Ep #122 Tone Of Voice Orchestra, World Fusion pop

3/11/2022
Ep #122 with Tone Of Voice Orchestra, World Fusion pop Tone Of Voice Orchestra is a very unusual band with 10 members that include 4 female singers who sing together in a choral style. They also have some unusual instruments - hurdy-gurdy, bagpipes, fiddle, sax, bass and 2 drummers. They love a good groove but what really sets them apart is their very strong songwriting. They are living in Denmark and have just released a new CD and two of the cuts are featured in this episode. Enjoy this...

Duration:00:28:37