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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

DJ Sessions: American Jazz With A European Twist

Jazz musician Julie Lavender shares some of her favorite Roma-influenced jazz musicians, including the trio Ameranouche, who hail from her homestate of New Hampshire. (djDjango/Flickr)

Jazz musician Julie Lavender shares some of her favorite Roma-influenced jazz artists, including the trio Ameranouche, who hail from her homestate of New Hampshire. (djDjango/Flickr)

Julie Lavender, host of Dream Farm Radio in New Hampshire, joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to talk music from a number of Greek, Turkish, Balkan and Roma-influenced groups, including the American group Ameranouche, who describe themselves as “the premier gypsy jazz trio in the United States.”

Note: We now have a Spotify playlist for our weekly DJ Sessions segment! The playlist will be updated each week with new songs. Spotify is free to use, but requires a login. See the playlist here.

Songs Heard In This Segment

Ameranouche,”Johnny’s Swing”

Ameranouche, “Canto”

Esthema,”Change of Season”

Esthema, “The Long Goodbye”

Albino Mbie, “Inspiration”

Albino Mbie, “Awusiwana”

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