Category Archives: Grant Money Pimping

Grant Money Pimping: Chants and Percussions of the Maldives

Musicians of the island of Kuda-rikilu – Bandiia Dzehun (Type Moderne) A bandiia is a receptacle used to carry water from the well to the kitchen. Dzehun means “to beat”. Together they form a music and dance that is preformed … Continue reading

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Grant Money Pimping: Divine Horsemen

Side B Filmmaker Maya Deren went to Haiti in 1947 to shoot a film on the religious ceremonies and festivals of the western half of Hispanola. She spent the next seven years documenting the elements of Voudou with a battery … Continue reading

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Grant Money Pimping: Junkanoo Band Key West

There often remains a big divide today between listeners with interests in music from multiple cultures, and this new regular feature will work to try and close that gap. One side of the scales is heavily weighted with the World … Continue reading

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