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Touch The Earth - Derrik Jordan CD

A concept album that is a celebration of nature and a call to environmental action; Afro-pop, reggae, samba, salsa and funk songs with lyrics in full band arrangements featuring Derrik's passionate 5-string electric violin.

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Brazilliance - Everyone Loves Brazil - double CD

Original sambas and bossa novas in the timeless and classic Brazilian style with full band arrangements. Disc One has songs with lyrics mostly in English. Disc Two is instrumental. 29 tracks in all.

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"Invitation To Xtasy" SuperString Theory CD

World fusion featuring Derrik Jordan on 5 string electric violin with Forward Kwenda from Zimbabwe on mbira and vocals, Sana Ndiaye on ekonting and vocals, Billy "Blanco" White, Erik Lawrence, Gordon Stone and world fusion power trio Impulse Ensemble.

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SuperString Theory Goes to Senegal - SuperString Theory CD

Electric violin meets West African hoddu, balafon, talking drum and kora, Ethiopian singing - a percussive and melodic world fusion extravaganza featuring Derrik Jordan on electric violin and some fabulous African and American musicians. Recorded in Senegal and in Vermont.

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Exotic Duets and Improvisations - SuperString Theory CD

Featuring Derrik Jordan on 5 string electric violin. World fusion improvisation in duets with didgeridoo, kora, sitar, balafon, free jazz vocal and cello. Stylistically eclectic and highly rhythmic.

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Expecting A Miracle - Derrik Jordan CD

Overflowing with gorgeous, catchy and thought-provoking songs. "Derrik Jordan is something of a one-man musical force of nature." - Vermont Sunday Magazine. Positive pop and globally-conscious soul.

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Impulse Ensemble - Initiation
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Impulse Ensemble's first CD "Initiation" brings together the unique World Music fusion influences of its members Tony Vacca, Jim Matus and Derrik Jordan. A World Fusion power trio, all three musicians became enthralled with World Music in the 1970's and have continued to work within the styles of African, Middle Eastern and more since then. Tony is a percussionist focusing on the West African giant balafon as well as gongs, drums and other percussion. Jim Matus plays the Laoutar, an electric Greek lute with an amazing sound. Derrik Jordan plays 5 string electric violin, kalimba, percussion and sings. Their song "Catch That Wave" is an afro-fusion pop song with an empowering message.

Great Apes Of Vermont - Natural History CD

30th anniversary CD for this multi-instrumental world fusion trio. Politically-charged and humorous spoken word, fearless improvisations with electric violin, sitar, cello, percussion, voices and more. A feast of sound.

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Native Tongues - Natural History CD

Multi-ethnic, ecstatic, hillbilly-tribal, neo-shamanistic bop. Fearless improvisations with voice, electric violin, sitar, percussion, cello and more, recorded live!

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Abiodun Oyewole - Love Has No Season
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Abiodun Oyewole is a founding member of The Last Poets, considered by many to be the first rap group. The group started in 1968 in Harlem, NYC and Abiodun has built a reputation as a fiery Black revolutionary poet. This CD shows his softer side and includes his romantic songs. His distinctive voice is instantly recognizable and his poetry flows through the songs. Derrik Jordan co-wrote the songs and produced the CD, playing most of the instruments.

 

Pape Falaye Sakho - Kora From Sobo Bade
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Pape Falaye Sakho is a kora player and singer from Senegal. He is carrying on the Malian tradition in his music and does some original songs as well such as Sakho Dougou (which means Sakho Village/history). Derrik Jordan produced the CD and is playing 5 string electric violin. Pape works at Sobo Bade in Toubab Diallaw, about an hour south of Dakar.
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