The Rhythm Atlas

Series produced by Denis McGilvray

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Produced and hosted by world music enthusiast Denis McGilvray, The Rhythm Atlas explores the amazing array of musical styles that can be heard all over the globe, from Afrobeat to Zouk. You’ll hear new releases as well as influential classics. It’s a global gumbo, a funky fusion of international styles, a musical adventure that will take you all around the world. And fair warning: you just might find yourself dancing!

The Rhythm Atlas, hosted by world music enthusiast Denis McGilvray, explores the vast array of musical styles that can be heard all over the globe, from Afrobeat to Zouk.

The 1-hour program is produced in the studios of Public Radio Tulsa - KWGS 89.5 FM and airs on Sundays at 6 p.m. (Central time.)
http://publicradiotulsa.org/programs/rhythm-atlas-895-1

On The Rhythm Atlas, you’ll hear new releases as well as influential classics. The playlist might go from the African juju music of King Sunny Ade to cumbia dance music from Colombia; from Spanish flamenco guitar to a Celtic fiddle tune; from the dynamic Afropop of Angélique Kidjo to the sitar fusion of Anoushka Shankar; a Balkan Beat band might follow some Scandinavian bluegrass. It’s a global gumbo, a funky fusion of international styles - you get the idea. In short, it’s a musical adventure that will take you all around the world. And fair warning: you’ll most likely find yourself dancing at some point. It is The Rhythm Atlas, after all…

Follow The Rhythm Atlas on Facebook (www.facebook.com/rhythmatlas) for more information about artists played on the air, links to each week’s playlist, video and audio clips from featured performers, news about upcoming album releases, and more.

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The Rhythm Atlas, hosted by world music enthusiast Denis McGilvray, explores the vast array of musical styles that can be heard all over the globe, from Afrobeat to Zouk. The 1-hour program is produced in the studios of Public Radio Tulsa - KWGS 89.5 FM and airs on Sundays at 6 p.m. (Central time.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/programs/rhythm-atlas-895-1On The Rhythm Atlas, you’ll hear new releases as well as influential classics. The playlist might go from the African juju music of King Sunny Ade to cumbia dance music from Colombia; from Spanish flamenco guitar to a Celtic fiddle tune; from the dynamic Afropop of Angélique Kidjo to the sitar fusion of Anoushka Shankar; a Balkan Beat band might follow some Scandinavian bluegrass. It’s a global gumbo, a funky fusion of international... Show full description


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On this episode of the weekly radio program, you'll hear The Neville Brothers featuring some fine saxophone work by the late, great Charles Neville...

  • Added: May 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this program you’ll hear The Skatalites on a vinyl reissue that was just released for Record Store Day, as well as music from from Italy, Sudan,...

  • Added: May 13, 2018
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Even though this episode of our weekly radio program aired on May the Sixth, we continue the Cinco de Mayo celebrations by exploring a wide variety...

  • Added: May 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly radio program, you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from around the globe.

  • Added: May 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly program you'll hear fantastic sounds found all around the world, including India, Mali, Somalia, Egypt, Portugal, Cyp...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2018
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On this episode of the weekly radio program, you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from around the globe...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly radio program, you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from around the globe, including new releases from Djen...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly radio program, we’ll celebrate the changing of the seasons with an eclectic playlist of songs of Spring as heard in m...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly radio program, you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from places around the globe, including Colombia, Cape ...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly radio program, we celebrate the music of Ireland. You'll hear a mix of traditional Irish folk tunes from The Chieftai...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly radio program, you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from around the globe...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
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On this special Academy Awards inspired episode of the weekly world music program, you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from around the g...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly world music program you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from around the globe…including a new release from...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly world music program, you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from around the globe by artists including Ojos d...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly world music program, we’ll be celebrating Mardi Gras and Carnaval with a vibrant mix of music from New Orleans and Lo...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of The Rhythm Atlas - a weekly world music program - you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from around the globe: a previe...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly world music program you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from around the globe…including a song by Hugh Mas...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly world music program you'll hear an eclectic mix of fantastic music from around the globe.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of the weekly world music program you'll hear fantastic music from around the globe by artists including Aterciopelados, The Soulja...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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On this edition of The Rhythm Atlas weekly program, host Denis McGilvray plays more tunes from some of the best world music albums of 2017. You'll ...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 58:58