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All posts with tag: Marlon Bishop

  • program December 28, 2011

    Brazilian Soul

    This program explores the rich period in the 1970s when soul flourished in Brazil. Co-hosted and co-produced by author Christopher Dunn as part of Afropop Worldwide’s Hip Deep series. [Originally aired: May 25th, 2004]  

  • feature September 22, 2011

    Feature: Africa in East Asia

    :::JAZZ IN CHINA::: “I think you could tell a really interesting alternative history of modern China through popular music. For more than 100 years, there’s a tradition of Chinese people engaging with America and others kinds of global cultures and … Read more »

  • interview September 22, 2011

    Andrew Jones on The Story of Shanghai Jazz

    In the 1920s and 1930s, a hybrid form of Chinese jazz mixing the fresh big band sounds of the U.S. with folk melodies of China blossomed in the cabarets and nightclubs of swinging Shanghai, at a time of great social … Read more »

  • interview September 22, 2011

    Marvin Sterling Delves into the Japanese Dancehall Reggae Scene

    In Japan, dancehall reggae is serious sub-culture. The country boasts more than 300 soundsystems – more than the number is Jamaica itself – and the scene’s members are hyper-comitted to performing dancehall they way it’s done in Jamaica, down to … Read more »

  • blog September 22, 2011

    Japanese Dancehall: Reggae Meets Anime

    This week we proudly drop a new Hip Deep show titled Africa in East Asia: Shanghai Jazz to Tokyo Rastafari. Afropop will look at how music from the African diaspora has reached Asia, and created some fascinatingly impressive new styles and … Read more »

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