Best of Globalwize 2014

03/07/2023Listen To Another Hand-Picked Best-Of-The-Year Selection By Weltbeat Host & Selector Jean Trouillet

Transitioning into July, we take a moment to enjoy another blast from the past with a 'new' annual best-of Globalwize selection by WeltBeat host and selector Jean Trouillet. This one takes us back to the year 2014 and features a total of 37 tracks now compiled into one playlist streaming via Greedio on Spotify. Here's a quick rundown of the artists included: 

The "Best of Globalwize 2014" selection kicks off with a Vivaldi concerto performed by Dresden's La Folia Barockorchester, viola da gamba player Hille Perl and her daughter Marthe Perl, expert of modal secular music of the post-Byzantine era and Mediterranean Kyriakos Kalaitzidis and his En Chordais ensemble accompanied by the Ensemble Constantinople, master of the zarb (Persian classical drum) Keyvan Chemirani in collaboration with traditional Breton singer Annie Ebrel, Maryam Chemirani and Hamid Khabbazi, Hungary's Buda Folk Band, Salentinian popular music artist Antonio Castrignanò, the Balkan melodies, galloping rhythms and majestic throat singing of Violons Barbares, southern French five-piece Du Bartàs, fellow French performer Féloche, the genre-bending explosion of Gabby Young and Other Animals, Alain Croubalian's 'death blues funeral trash orchestra' The Dead Brothers, French rock group Mustang, Turkish alternative psych group BaBa ZuLa, Swedish singer-songwriter Neneh Cherry, the renowned Canadian composer, recording artist and producer Daniel Lanois, German classical and electronic music composer and producer Nils Frahm, British cinematic break-beat trio GoGo Penguin, Japanese techno quartet Audio Active with multi-instrumentalist and guru Laraaji, Maninkan guitarist Djessou Mory Kanté, Mauritanian griot, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist Noura Mint Seymali, Tunisian percussionist and composer Imed Alibi, legendary Nigerian drummer Tony Allen, Haiti's Les Loups Noirs, Bamako's Les Ambassadeurs, South African ensemble Jabula, Congolese funk, afrobeat and psychedelic rumba outfit Verckys & L'Orchestre Vévé, US funk and soul stalwarts Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, the one-and-only Screamin' Jay Hawkins, early American jazz trumpeter and cornet player Bubber Miley and violinist Leo Reisman, the mythical northern Brazilian sound of Mestre Cupijó e Seu Ritmo, American blues and rock and roll guitarist and singer Bo Diddley, Peru's Cumbia All Stars, Mexico's cumbia fusion group Sonido Gallo Negro, South African 'shangaan electro' creator and dance music producer Nozinja, Bristol dubstep artist Pinch with Lagos' Temi Oyedele, New Zealand's Fat Freddy's Drop and, last but not least, Atom TM, aka German composer, musician and producer Uwe Schmidt.

Click below for the preview or head directly to the Greedio channel on Spotify for the full experience. As always, feel free to like and share!

AUTHOR: Lev Nordstrom