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September 2020 Playlist

  • Fly me to the Moon - Diana Krall

  • Bombay Stroll - Aki Kumar

  • Drive My Car - The Beatles

  • Back Up and Push - Chris Thile and Michael Daves

  • Cross Road Blues - Robert Johnson

  • This Train - Big Bill Broonzy

  • Mother's Journey - Jann Tiersen

October 2020 Playlist

  • Sweet in the Mornin' - Bobby McFerrin

  • The Blue Cruise - Tigger Benford

  • Spy - Roderick Jackson

  • Levantina - Strunz & Farah

  • Don't Think Twice - Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau

  • Sierra - Steven Gutheinz

  • Soukora - Ali Farka Toure

  • Primitive Squat - Victor Y. See Yuen and William Catanzaro

July 2020 Playlist

  • Unomathemba (Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Shaka Zulu)

  • Circlesong 6 (Bobby McFerrin and many others)

  • Ain't that Fine (Ray Charles)

  • Hey World Don't Give up (Michael Franti)

  • Koro-Koro (Angelique Kidjo)

  • Overcome (David Nevue)

May/June 2020 Playlist

  • The Hot Club of San Francisco - Hey Jude/Duke &Dukie, All of Me

  • Cascada de Flores - Las Olas de la Laguna

  • Cheikh Lo - M'Beddemi

  • Aki Kumar - Bombay stroll

  • Polyrhythmics - Yeti, Set, Go

  • Darol Anger, Barbara Higbie, and Mike Marshall - Duet

  • Mickey Hart and the Global Drum Project - Baba

Late June 2020 Playlist

  • Higher Ground (Stevie Wonder/Playing for Change)

  • What's Going on (Marvin Gaye/Playing for Change)

  • Mack the Knife (Ella Fitzgerald)

  • Out of Sight (James Brown)

  • Ain't no Way (Aretha Franklin)

  • No Particular Place to Go (Chuck Berry)

  • The Thrill is gone (BB King)

August 2020 Playlist

  • Vince Guaraldi &  Bola Sete - Ginza Samba

  • Gipsy Kings - Inspiration

  • Stevie Wonder - Don't you Worry 'Bout a Thing

  • Pearl Django - Friends Like These

  • Cascada de Flores - La Llorona

  • Bonnie Raitt - You

  • Sambalanca Trio - Sam Blues 

May 2020 Playlist

  • It Ain't Necessarily So - Aretha Franklin

  • Cajongo - Gaea

  • You're All I Need to Get by - T Sisters

  • Tired of Being Alone - Al Green

  • 3 147 - Michael Wall

  • Yolele - Papa Wemba

  • Bakwetu - Papa Wemba

April 2020 Playlist

  • On the video:

    • Floor: Bobby McFerrin-Circlesongs

    • Standing warmup: Ailey's Revelations - I Been Buked

    • Combination # 1: Ailey's Revelations: Rocka My Soul in the Bosom of Abraham

    • Combination #2: Cynthia Erivo - Stand Up (from Harriet)

    • Combination #3: Eva Cassidy- Wade in the Water

  • Played in class - not on video:
    • Bobby McFerrin; Sweet in the Mornin'
    • John Lee Hooker: One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer
    • Stevie Wonder: Higher Ground
    • Ashley McBryde: Andy

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