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Rhythm Planet: The Great World Music Makers

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When World Music first captured the public imagination in the early 1980's, NPR's Tom Schnabel was in the vanguard. He introduced international musicians to public radio and pioneered an eclectic format that has become a standard for alternative radio nationwide. Inspired by more than a decade of interviewing international artists and playing their music, Schnabel has mapp ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published November 15th 1998 by Universe Publishing
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Sep 11, 2011 rated it really liked it
We've listened to Tom Schnabel's radio program in LA for over twenty years at this point; that the exceptional music on the radio show would be enhanced by a book wasn't a certainty. But Schnabel's very knowledgeable book is a great aid and a personal connection to the still not-well-known artists and musicians involved.

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