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English Language Broadcast - Panorama - 13/12/18

Today's program includes reports on the Strasbourg shooting, the government crisis in Britain over the Brexit deal, the French President's concessions to the "yellow vests" protesters and the wars in Syria and in Yemen. Also, Spain's birthrate continues to drop amidst an aging population, and more. We end with Miguel Poveda singing Lorca. Escuchar audio


English Language Broadcast - Panorama - 11/12/18

Today's program includes reports on the "yellow vests" protests in France, the postponed vote on Brexit in the British parliament, the continuing tensions in Catalonia, the international conferences on Climate Change, Migrations and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The broadcast ends with two versions of the Negro spiritual "Down By the Riverside," first as sung by Mahalia Jackson and then in a dixieland jazz version.​ Escuchar audio


English Language Broadcast - Panorama plus - 08/12/18

Today's program includes reports on the war in Yemen and UN brokered talks in Sweden, the massive social protests in France against the Macron government and their demands, and the speech by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lambasting multilateralism, international organizations and treaties. We end today's broadcast with the eclectic music of the Art Ensemble of Chicago, who were in Spain last month for the sold-out performance that opened the Madrid International Jazz Festival. From...


English Language Broadcast - Caballero Reynaldo plays Frank Zappa - 06/12/18

The eclectic American musician Frank Zappa died 25 years ago this week, and we remember a fascinating artist known especially for his rock music, but who also incorporated other genres, such as jazz, classical and broadway into his work, by listening to cover versions of his songs by Caballero Reynaldo. Caballero Reynaldo--the stage name of Luis González, a fascinating, eclectic and prolific artist in his own right--began paying homage to Frank Zappa back in 1996 with a tribute album...


English Language Broadcast - Panorama - 04/12/18

In today's program: Andrés Manuel López Obrador is sworn in as Mexico's president with promises of a "regeneration", police in France clash with the "yellow vests" demonstrators, global climate talks get underway in Poland. In Spain, the extreme right enters Spanish institutions after winning 12 seats in the Andalusian regional elections; doctors, firefighters and other public sector workers in Catalonia protest spending cuts; a Spanish fishing vessel rescues 12 migrants at sea, and Madrid...


English Language Broadcast - Brian O'Mahony sings the blues with Mr. Shingles - 01/12/18

Justin Coe talks to Brian O'Mahony, frontman of the new Barcelona-based blues band Mr. Shingles, about the group's very solid debut album, "Green in Blue," whose twelve tracks include three original songs. Brian sings and plays harp and guitar on the album, accompanied by Dara Luskin on bass, Stéphane Jaïs on keyboards, and Xavi Tomàs on drums, and this swinging blues quartet is joined by guest musicians Pedro Vera on tenor sax and Lenin Jiménez Paiva on percussion. For more on Brian and his...


English Language Broadcast - Report on Ukraine (I) - 29/11/18

Today's program includes news on the tensión at the Kerch Strait between the Azov and the Black Seas where Russia recently seized three Ukrainian military vessels saying they were carrying out dangerous maneuvers and ignoring warning shots. The Ukrainian President Poroshenko has called on the West to expand sanctions against Russia and has imposed martial law in much of Ukraine. That's followed by reports on the history of relations between NATO and Russia, with Ukraine at the center,...


English Language Broadcast - Panorama - 27/11/18

In today's program you can hear reports on the on-going tensions between Russia and Ukraine, the progress of the signed "Brexit" deal, the humanitarian crisis at the Mexico-US border and more, as well as a review of Monday's Spanish newspapers. That's followed by music selected and presented by Justin Coe, from the CD entitled "Mandolin Blues Accoustic Party". Escuchar audio


English Language Broadcast - Bass virtuoso Stanley Clarke - 24/11/18

American jazz fusion bass guitar player Stanley Clarke was in Madrid recently for a concert at the Teatro Nuevo Apolo. We hear excerpts from the live interview broadcast on Radio 3 on "Discópolis," the program of our colleague José Miguel López, and we listen to tracks from three albums: Clarke's fourth solo reléase, "School Days" (1976), "Rite of Strings" (1995), released by Clarke together with Al Dimeola and Jean Luc Ponty, and the very recent album "The Message," released in 2018 by The...


English Language Broadcast - Media miscellany & Music - 22/11/18

Today's program begins with a miscellany of items from the web, regarding Israeli-Palestinian relations, a banned documentary on the Israeli-lobby in the US, President Trump on Saudi Arabia, and more. Then: American jazz singer Stacey Kent was in the Spanish capital recently where she gave a sold-out concert at the Madrid International Jazz Festival, and we end today's broadcast with two tracks from her 2017 album "I Know I Dream: The Orchestral Sessions." With music by Stacey Kent's musical...


English Language Broadcast - Panorama - 20/11/18

Today's program looks a some of the current events in the world over the past week, including the challenges facing British Prime Minister Theresa May as she defends the preliminary "Brexit" accords with the European Union, a few effects of the Khashoggi murder on the war in Yemen, more Pentagon reports on the US military spending, sealed "charges" against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, and more. Escuchar audio


English Language Broadcast - Panorama & Jazz in Madrid - 15/11/18

Today's program takes a look at a few news ítems of the week, the British Prime Minister's defense of the draft Brexit deal which has yet to be approved in London or Brussels, the resignation of Israel's defense minister over a ceasefire after two days of rocket fire and intense bombardment in the Gaza Strip, the wild fires in California and the Spanish government's proposed "Climate change and Energy Transition" bill, featuring measures that would bring Spain in compliance with the...


English Language Broadcast - Panorama - 13/11/18

Today's program includes news of continued violence in Somalia, the war in Afghanistan, and the fighting in Yemen and Syria, as well as more deaths in the Gaza Strip. We also report on the United States' new military mission in Syria, which analysts note would, if implemented, prolong the seven-year, war, while hawks in the administration see it as a means of engaging Iran in direct military conflict. We end the program with music by the Art Ensemble of Chicago, currently performing in...


English Language Broadcast - Art Ensemble of Chicago opens Madrid Jazz Festival - 10/11/18

Madrid's annual International Jazz Festival got underway this past Tuesday, November 6th, with a sold-out concert at the Fernán Gómez Cultural Center by the legendary Art Ensemble of Chicago. Today's program focusses on the Spanish capital's comprehensive festival that this year offers more than a hundred concerts, films, presentations, master classes and other events to jazz aficionados during the month of November. The music heard on the program is from the Art Ensemble of Chicago's first...


English Language Broadcast - Panorama - 08/11/18

Today's program includes a review of the Spanish press and a report on the re-imposition of US sanctions on Iran after the Trump administration unilaterally withdrew from the Iran Nuclear Accord, signed in 2015 by Iran and the G-5 plus one (Russia, China, Britain, France, Germany and the United States). While Europe seeks mechanisms whereby the EU can protect its companies against the US sanctions, the American administration alleges an "Iranian threat" based on unsubstantiated...


English Language Broadcast - Caravans & migration - 06/11/18

Today's program looks at the migrant caravans from Central America heading towards the US border in Mexico and then reports on the visit by professor and activist Angela Davis to Madrid, where she spoke with an interned migrant. Escuchar audio


English Language Broadcast - Panorama - 01/10/18

Today's program includes up-dates on the war in Yemen, on the US sanctions against Iran and the EU's measures to get around them, as well as a special commentary by Pulizter Prize winning journalist and long-time Brazilian resident, Glenn Greenwald, regarding the recent victory of the far-right wing Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil's presidential elections. It's entitled "Lessons for the West, from Jair Bolsonaro's victory in Brazil." Escuchar audio


English language broadcast - Panorama plus - 30/10/18

Today's program includes a look at some current events: the election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil, the deadly plane crash in Indonesia, on-going violence in the United States where hate crimes are taking more victims, and the war in Syria, which continues its bloodshed as diplomatic efforts seek a political solution. Then, continuing our celebration of the English Language Broadcast of Radio Exterior de España, the second part of the program is dedicated to radio songs, two classics, in both...


English Language Broadcast - Back On The Air Next Week! - 27/10/18

Alison Hughes and Justin Coe celebrate the return of the English-language Broadcast to the airwaves -- as from Monday, October 29th, 2018 -- with samples and songs....Radio Songs! Take note: our shortwave frequencies will be 9690 kHz in the 31 meter band and 11685 kHz, 11940 kHz, and 12030 kHz in the 25 meter band. The Radio Exterior management decision to expand shortwave service will also mean the return to the airwaves of broadcasts by our colleagues in Arabic, French, Russian, Portuguese...


English language broadcast - Jorge Pérez of Spanish fusion band Patáx - 26/10/18

Justin Coe talks to Jorge Pérez, founder and leader (as well as talented percussionist and arranger) of the Madrid-based fusion group Patáx. Patáx have just released a double-album entitled "Creepy Monsters" which is made up of 13 tracks, eight originals by Jorge and five cover versions of well-known tunes by the likes of Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and, from a slightly earlier period, Francis Scott Key/John Stafford Smith. We hear several tracks from the new album (released on the...