"Corned Beef and Sake," "Night Train to the Ukraine," "Persian Nightingale," and "Bwiti" (a Gabon-ian religious ritual) are just four of the cross-cultural recuperations and mashups found on New Songs From the Old Country, the fourth (and best) album by a band specializing in making old and foreign music new again. John Kruth is the main composer behind this deft ensemble with a floating membership and a claim to being the best fake internationalists since Three Mustaphas Three.
Fri., Sept. 27, 7:15 p.m., 2013
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