From Russia with Love, Mazaika construct a mosaic of outstanding Gypsy Jazz, Balkan and Russian Folk songs for your delectation. Igor Outkine and Sarah Harrison, internationally prodigies of the accordion and violin grace Home Spun Mansions this week and it’s a feast for the ears.
- The origins of the accordion from India to Germany and how it has influenced music from Cumbia to Appalachian Bluegrass and Zydeco.
- How 3o’s Russian musicians were sent to the Gulags by Stalin and then their music was rediscovered under Glasnost.
- We learn from the Edwardians how to train bullfinches to sing Glen Miller.
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Slides of the Vinyl
Episode 99 Tracklist
- John Barry – From Russia with Love
- Slim Willet & His Hired Hands – Blue Eagle
- Roby Lakatos – Kallai Kettos
- Clifton Chenier – Zydeco et Pas Sale
- Mazaika – Czardas
- Mazaika – Heart
- Mazaika – Sirba
- Mazaika – Cursed Lips Dark Thoughts
- Mazaika – The Lark
- David Holland Quartet – Conference of the Birds
- Howling Wolf – I’m the Wolf
- Pyotr Leschenko – Don’t Leave
- Mazaika – Tainted Love
- Mazaika – Milonga
- Mazaika – Dark Eyes
- Mazaika – Igor’s Milonga
- Mazaika – James Bond Theme
- Igor Outkine – Smoke on the Water
- Bobbi Humphrey – Harlem River Drive