First broadcast date: 24 March 2017
Gilles Peterson presents the Worldwide FM March Top Ten – a monthly chart of ten tracks that sum up Gilles’ favourite music, guest appearances, interviews, tributes and special broadcasts to feature on the station.
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Tracks of the Month:
1 – Hector Plimmer – Eastern System taken from Sunshine [Albert’s Favourites] // UK
▹ Explore more: A guest on Thris Tian’s New Music Worldwide show, (17-03-17) this south London beatsmith’s new album Sunshine is out now on Albert’s Favourites.
2 – Laura marling – Soothing taken from Semper Femina [Kobalt Music Group] // UK
▹ Explore more: From her latest album Semper Femina which came out in March.
3 – Amp Fiddler – No Politics [Mahogani Music] // US
▹ Explore more: The Detroit soul/funk musician exclusively premiered this track on Gilles’ show. (09-03-17)
Album of the Month:
4 – Dayme Arocena – It’s Got Gonna Be Forever taken from Cubafonía [Brownswood] // UK
▹ Explore more: Following the release of her album Cubafonia, Dayme is touring Europe throughout April, playing Jazz Cafe Friday 14th April. (17-11-16)
5 – Dave Valentin – Cinnamon & Clove [Arista GRP] // US
▹ Explore more: The jazz flautist born in New York, who played with the likes of Noel Pointer, Patti Austen, Lee Ritenour over the years, passed away on March 8, 2017. (09-03-17)
Compilation of the Month:
6 – Sanza – Sounouh taken from Jan Schultz presents: Tropical Drums of Deutschland [Music For Dreams] // Germany
▹ Explore more: Jan Schultz presents: Tropical Drums of Deutschland, a selection of German tropical influenced folk jazz from the 80s.
Moments of the month:
7 – Bounty Killer Rodigan Dubplate [Unreleased] // Jamaica
▹ Explore more: Gilles caught up with reggae selector David Rodigan for WWFM’s Soundsystem Culture Special (16-03-17). He has just released his autobiography My Life In Reggae.
8 – NAO – DYWM [RCA] // UK
▹ Explore more: The East London songstress was a guest on Kieran Yates’ first ever show for WWFM (08-03-17), ahead of her US tour starting this spring.
9 – Jonwayne – Wonka [Live WWFM London Session]
▹ Explore more: Jonwayne joined Thris Tian on his Global Roots show (14-03-17) for a live session and discussed his latest Rap Album Two.
10 – Jamire Williams, Chassol & Carlos Niño – Exclusive Improvised Session [Live From WW LA Session]
▹ Explore more: WW LA Leaving Records Special (22-03-17) saw Stones Throw drummer Jamire Williams team up with French pianist Chassol and California producer Carlos Niño for an improvised session.