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Monday, 27 February 2012

Special guest David Celia from Toronto

This evening on rootsandshoots Martin Hodge spoke on the phone to world class Toronto musician and songwriter David Celia. David is touring in the UK now and will be performing with his band at The Old Firehouse in Exeter on Friday 2 March.
From David Celia's excellent new album I Tried, we played I Tried, Sergio, I'm Not Texan and Running Out Of Time.

Get full details of David's music and gigs on his website.

Other music played
Union Starr..The Swimmer..single
Ocho Macho..Equator..El Mundo Fantástico
Beoga..Cu Chullain's Despair..Mischief
Brocc..Ailse..13 Moons
Julaba Kunda - Juldeh Camara & Griselda Sanderson..The Weather Women..Traders
Roberto Fonseca..Quien Soy Yo..YoCorinne Renaud, Catherine Grimault, Eric Thézé & Gérard Gordon..Jardin Des Musiques (Valse Huit Temps)..Brume
Startijenn..Lamm Ar Banniel - Polka..'Kreiz Da Fas
Vlatko Stefanovsky and Miroslav Tadic..Kalajdžisko Oro..Live in Belgrade
Totally Gourdgeous..Drop..Pun Kin
Samba Mapangala & Orchestra Virunga..Belle Femme..Virunga Roots Volume 1
Custódio Castelo..Fado Mont..Tempus Guitarra Portuguesa
Kepa Junkera & Melonious Quartet..Bok Espok..Fandango Provença Sessions
Felipe Cordeiro..Legal E Ilegal..Brazil New Series
Hamid Baroudi..Baraka..Spirit Of Africa
Kal..Gurbetski Tango..KAL
Fred Combo..Santa Clara..Obsession
Spiro..Yellow Noise..Kaleidophonica
Steeleye Span..Hills Of Greenmore..Hark! The Village Wait
Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabate..Fantasy..Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabate

Monday, 20 February 2012

Brittany rules...

...or so it seemed in the first part of the show with a plethora of Breton tracks from Martin and Martin.

Bertie Cozic was in the studio to tell us all about an event outside his crêpe cafe Gourmandine in Exeter. Tomorrow - 21 February - there is a celebration there at lunchtime which includes live music and dancing. All are welcome to join in the fun and have a delicious crêpe or two in-between the dancing and merriment.
Listen again to the show here.

Music played to be completed
Bernard Loffet..Pach'Pi..Action!
Martyn Bennett..Joik..Bothy Culture
Karma..Boguette's Night Fever..Mouvements
17 Hippies..Deine Tranen..Heimlich
Bagad at Quimper Festival De Cornouaille, Brittany 2009
Unknown traditional Breton music at Quimper
Storvan..Ar Biniou..Storvan
Plantec..Kejet (Ton Doubl Fisel)..A - Raok
Göze..Patatski..Quand On Est Bien Amoureux
Laïs..De Wanhoop..Dorothea
Michael Maclennan..Keep A Light On
Hanggai Band ..Chahaar (Chahaar)..Hanggai (Mongolian)
Remmy Ongala & Orchestre Super Matimila..Living Together (Tupendane)..Mambo
So Y Martino & Sungha Jung..Cancion Del Mariachi
Maia..Living In The Alligator
Tama..Sima..Spirit Of Africa
Akalé Wubé..Jawa Jawa..Akalé Wubé
David Celia..Séverine..I Tried
Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston..One Good Year..Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston
Ahilea..Kalabalak..Café Svetlana
Lúnasa..Tro Breizh..Lá Nua
The Cinematic Orchestra..Oregon..Every Day

Celebrity visitor

Bertie Cozic, the former Exeter City FC player, will be on rootsandshoots today talking about a music and dance event happening tomorrow - Shrove Tuesday - outside his Exeter creperie La Gourmandine. Listen in then join the musicians and dancers at the lunchtime event tomorrow.

Pic from The Maynard School, Exeter website

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Just me, Martin Henning, in the studio tonight

I played the following tracks:
Salif Keita..Yambo..M'Bemba
Gigi..Acha..Gold & Wax
Green Angels..Holy Dogs..What It Is!
Vince Mendoza ..Gracias..Nights On Earth

Abdel Gadir Salim & Emmanuel Jal..Baai..Ceasefire
Muzsikás & Márta Sebestyén..Három Árva..Márta Sebestyén: Dúdoltam En Instrumental
Talvin Singh..The Bliss..Together
The Cinematic Orchestra..Flite..Every Day
Gotan Project..Santa Maria ..World Lounge
Daughters Of Elvin..Moonpig..Daughters Of Elvin
Stockton's Wing..The Golden Stud..The Stockton's Wing Collection
Lúnasa..Fruitmarket Reels..Lá Nua
Teofilo Chantre..Canta, mia amata Capo Verde..Capo Verde, Terra D'Amore Vol. 1
Beoga..Cu Chullain's Despair..Mischief
Yom & Ibrahim Maalouf ..Petite Fille ..Unue
Monkey Gland Blues Band..Waste A Little Time..Monkey Gland Blues Band
Joe Le Taxi..Baby Please Don't Go..Dance All Night
Andy Clarke..Nancy Of Weymouth..Gather To My Side
Jackie Oates..Fin(n)ish(ish)..Saturnine
John Patitucci Trio..Safari..Remembrance

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Ceilidh stars Martin and Martin from Roots and Shoots

Martin Henning is playing in the band and Martin Hodge is calling dances at this great event...

Ceilidh for Exeter Pride 

at Exeter Phoenix

Ceilidh for Exeter Pride at Exeter Phoenix
Friday 10th February 2012
An exciting new event in the run-up to Exeter LGBT Pride is the Ceilidh for Exeter Pride, with live music from One Night Onlled by Jason Rice of the renowned Dartmoor Pixie Band.
Dances will be led by Martin Hodge 
(from rootsandshoots) and Simon Maplesden, both well used to getting dancers on their feet and ensuring people have a great time.
This is a Barn Dance style evening with fantastic danceable music.
Absolutely everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary.
Enjoy a song spot by the inimitable Jim Causley.
Fun and gales of laughter are guaranteed. Keep calm and Ceilidh on!
All profits go to Exeter LGBT Pride. Website: www.exeterpride.co.uk
Ceilidh for Exeter Pride, Exeter Phoenix auditorium, Friday 10th February 2012.
Band: One Night Only. Doors open 7.30pm, Ceilidh 8:00 to 11.00pm.
Tickets available from Exeter Phoenix Box Office, tel. 01392 667080,£6 in advance, £7 on the door.
Website: http://www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/music/

Monday, 6 February 2012

Home and away

Yes, music from far and wide and close at hand too.

We played 
Daughters Of Elvin..Ingrata..Garden Of Earthly Delights
Riccardo Tesi..L'Ora Del Te.. Presente Remoto
Ensemble Musical De Palestine..Qalbi Ma'ak Marhoun..Gaza: Tradition Musicale Palestinienne
Gotan Project..Tu Misterio..Tango 3.0
Les Gypsies De Petion-Ville..Siecle Moderne..Courage
Ibrahim Maalouf..Verdict..Diasporas
Madison Violet..The Good In Goodbye..The Good In Goodbye
M4trix..Windbroke / The Plain / The Hop Break..Gaps
Pain D'Epices..Käsi..Équilibruiste
Tend'm ..Indiférrence..Une Musique Trad-Urbaine En Centre France
Habib Koite & Bamada..Titati..Afriki
Ry Cooder..Humpty Dumpty World..Pull Up Some Dust & Sit Down
The Destroyers..Torregaveta..Out of Babel
Sandy Lopicic..Russian Winter Valse..Soundtrack Without a Movie Vol. 1
Jim Causley..The Tythe Pig..Dumnonia
The Dartmoor Pixie Band..Westward Ho!..The Pixies Strike Again
Dalla..Cold Turkey..More Salt!
Green Angels..Boing 747..What It Is!
Luke Ritchie..Northern Lights
Lotte Mullan..Thank God's She's Not Pretty..Plain Jane
Rokia Traoré..Aimer..Tchamantché
Razia..Mifohaza. Zebu Nation
Storvan..Ronds De St Vincent..Digo 'N' Abedenn
Mauricio Maestro feat. Nana Vasconcelos..Upside Down 
Living Room..Royal Mile..Colouring Book