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A Tribute To Ryuichi Sakamoto & Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou


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This week we dedicate our show to two artists who recently passed away, and who—even though very far apart in terms of geographical origins and life trajectories—shared a devotion to beauty, elegance and originality: Ryuichi Sakamoto and Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou.


  • Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto "Tango" Smoochy (Milan) 0:16
  • Host Talks 4:49
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto, Cesária Evora, Caetano Veloso "E Preciso Perdoar" Red Hot + Río (Verve) 6:23
  • Host Talks 12:22
  • Arto Lindsay "Sovereign" Corpo Sutil (Anti-) 14:18
  • Vinicius Cantuaria "Sol na Cara" Sol na Cara (Gramavision) 18:26
  • Adam O'Farrill "stakra" Visions of Your Other (Biophilia) 20:54
  • Host Talks 24:52
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto "Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence" Piano, Volume 1 (Private) 27:10
  • Rachel Eckroth "High Desert Winter" One (Blackbird Sessions) 31:55
  • Francesca Han "Present" Exude (Hanji) 33:52
  • Host Talks 36:42
  • Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou "The Homeless Wanderer" Éthiopiques, Vol. 21: Piano Solo (Buda musique) 39:27
  • Maya Dunietz "Opus 1" Free the Dolphin—EP (Raw Tapes) 46:30
  • Host Talks 52:38
  • Kansas Smitty's "Sunday Davidson" We're Not in Kansas Anymore (Ever) 53:31
  • David Virelles "Tessellations" Nuna (Pi) 59:14
  • Host Talks 1:02:50
  • Sam Reider "Emahoy" Petrichor (Slow & Steady) 1:03:50



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