Music Around The World - Finale

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Verity Sharp introduces a New Year's celebration live from London's Jazz Cafe.

Featuring British and Eastern European roots music from the Joe Townsend band, Kenyan-born Ayub Ogada with a one-man mix of vocals, nyatiti lyre and foot rattles, a fusion of jazz and Middle Eastern music from five-piece band Fantazia, British singer and guitarist Kathryn Williams, and Brazilian singer Monica Vasconcelos and her quartet, whose influences encompass bossa nova, popular Brazilian music and sounds from Africa and Europe.

And during two brief intervals, Andy Kershaw reflects on his early encounters with world music.