Artie Shaw, Cafe Tacuba, Elvis Costello

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A new collection of songs from Artie Shaw; the Hasidic New Wave's Afro-Semitic Diaspora; Buena Vista Social Club's bassist, Orlando Cachaito López; Mexico's answer to the Beatles — Café Tacuba; and Declan McManus — a.k.a. Elvis Costello.

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Artie Shaw, Café Tacuba, Elvis Costello

Self Portrait

Dr. Livingstone, I Presume?

  • Artist: Artie Shaw
  • Song: Dr. Livingstone, I Presume?
  • From: Self Portrait [Bluebird Anthology]

Born Jacob Arshawsky, Artie Shaw hasn't recorded or performed since 1954. Now 91 years old, he's releasing a new compilation of his old works.

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Dr. Livingstone, I Presume?
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Self Portrait
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Artie Shaw
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RCA

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From the Belly of Abraham

Waaw Waaw

  • Artist: Hasidic New Wave & Yakar Rhythms
  • Song: Waaw Waaw
  • From: From the Belly of Abraham

The Hasidic New Wave, along with the Senegalese drumming of Yakar Rhythms, creates a sound they call "Afro-Semitic Diaspora."

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Waaw Waaw
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From the Belly of Abraham
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The Hasidic New Wave
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Evolver

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