FolkLib Index - Wisconsin World Folk Musicians

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      This page lists links for current and past Wisconsin-based World Folk musicians. The artists/groups listed here primarily play Folk Music from non-U.S. countries. Those who play Irish, Scottish and Celtic music, and who have performed at Irish Fest in Milwaukee, are listed separately on the Wisconsin Irish Fest Artists page.

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  1. .Africa->West Trio, The - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Band photo from liner notes ( FolkLib Index) [Madison-Appleton-Berea, OH]
          (Ryan Korb, Jamie Ryan, Josh Ryan)
          The "->" in the band's name is actually a graphical right arrow not displayable on this text only Web site.
  2. .Alevizos, Ted - Discog ( FolkLib Index) - (see also: Joan Baez) [Milwaukee (grad. Marquette year?.)]
          (Other than a single appearance in a trio with Joan Baez in 1960, he primarily plays music of Greece)
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  3. .Calicanto - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Real People's Music) [Active: 1996-] [Madison]
          (Laura Fuentes with Orlando Cabrera, Raquel Gonzalez Paraiso, Victor Pichardo, Robert Schoville, and members who have never lived in Wisconsin, Patricio Acevedo, Pedro Villagra) - (former members: Gabriella Luna, Elizabeth Morris, Josue Pizarro)
  4. .Cuicani - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Portal Wisconsin) ( Author ?) [Active: 1987-] [Madison]
          (Francisco Lopez, Raquel G. Paraiso, Enrique Rueda 1995-)
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  5. .Die Spiel Meisters
  6. .Dorf Kapelle - "Concert/Community/Marching Bands"
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  7. .Edelweiss Stars - Discog ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 1950-] [Switzerland / New Glarus]
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  8. .Fuentes, Laura - Page ( Yuris Fuentes / alternate) ( Real People's Music) ( CD Baby), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: Calicanto 1996-1997, MadiSalsa 19??-1997, Paraguas 19??-1997, Sotavento 19??-1997) [Santiago, Chile ?-1973 / Madison 1973-1997 / grad. UW-Madison year? / Santiago, Chile 1997-]
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  9. .Goongoo Peas - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Wis. DPI [Archive]) [Madison]
          (Sonia Valle, ?)
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  10. Inti Raymi - Page ( ) [Active: 19??-] [Green Bay]
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  11. .Klezmer Band, The (Active: 19??-) [Appleton]
          (Tanya Bunson, Jeff Hill, Chris Murray, Gloria Wendt)
  12. .Kweku Ananse & The Sweet Vibrations - Page ( Joan Gruber [Archive]) [Madison]
          (Shawn Barry, K. Constant Gaba, Tim Gruber, Lisa O'Connor, Nicky Sund, Nii van Brucekonuah, Djam Vivie, Mark Wiley)
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  13. .Malo Selo - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Dave Kantor) [Madison]
          (Sara Bruins, Doug Code, Michael Kuharski, Dave Kantor)
  14. .Milwaukee Liederkranz Chorus - "Choirs"
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  15. .Nazca - Page ( Jaime Fernández Cabrera) [Green Bay / Peru]
          (Erique Camac, Fredy (Freddy) Choque, Sidgar Choque, Aldo Rodriguez, Fabrisio (Fabrizion) Tedeschini)
          (I was told at Appleton's Octoberfest, where I bought their CD's, that one member of this Peruvian group lived in Green Bay at one time.)
  16. .Nord Musikk - Discog ( no known recordings) [Active: 19??-] [Madison]
          (Inna Larsen, Jeff Larsen)
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  17. .One Drum - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Author ?) [Milwaukee]
          (Roman Edirisinghe, Jahmes Tony Finlayson, "Doc" Jeff Green, Holly Haebig, Andy Lopas, Cecilio "Papa" Negron, Jr., Julio Pabon, David Stocker, Nick Symes, David Wake) - (former member: Sharav Hadeen)
  18. .Oshkosh Rhythm Ensemble - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Author ?) ( http://www.myspace.com/oshkoshrhythminstitute) [Oshkosh]
          (Robin Cardell, Ariana ?, Chris ?, Cindy ?, Jay ?, Joel ?, Katie ?, Spencer ?) - (former member: Sarah ?)
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  19. .Paraguas - Discog ( FolkLib Index) [Madison]
          (Laura Fuentes, Jose Pizarro, Enrique Rueda)
  20. .Pommersche Spaldeel Freistadt (Spaldeel = playing group) - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Craig Tews / alternate) ( Wisconsin Arts Board), Wis. Festivals ( OTMCF) [Active: 1976-] [Mequon]
          (see also: Pommersche Tanzdeel Freistadt -- Tanzdeel = dance group)
          (Carol Bandow, Karen Krieg, Gina Lauer, Mindy Michalski, Beth Phillips, George Radtke, Kira Raduege, Craig Tews, Gail Tews, Liesl Thomas, Chuck Walsh, Edie Whitten, Mark Williamsen, Jeff Wolf)
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  21. .Rasa - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Author ?) ( Wikipedia) [Music of India] [San Francisco, CA / Sister Bay]
          (Hans Christian, Kim Waters)
  22. .Reptile Palace Orchestra - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Northside/Omnium Records) ( Beeftone Music) ( Seth Blair [Archive]), Orders ( NorthSide Buyers Service) ( Seth Blair [Archive]), Bookings [Madison]
          (Siggytrygur Baldursson, Biff Blumfumgagnge Seth Blair, Bill Feeny, Timm Gould, Robert Schoville) - (former members: Doug Code, Anna Vogel)
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  23. .Sotavento - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( SRO Artists) ( Yuris Fuentes), Bookings, Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 1981-] [Madison]
          (Orlando Cabrera, Raquel Gonzalez Paraiso, Jaime Guiscafre, Laura Lentz, Francisco Lopez, Mario Mendoza) - (former members: Anne Fraioli, Laura Fuentes)
  24. .Spiel Meisters, Die - Page ( FdLMusicians) [Waupun.]
          (Don Kehrmeyer, ?) - (former member: Carl Neuman)
  25. .Swiss Alphorns [Active: 19??-] [New Glarus]
  26. .Szaszka - Page ( Doug Code) [Active: 1996-] [Madison]
          (Sara Bruins, Doug Code, Nienke Oomes)
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  27. .Tri Bratovchedki Singers - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Thomas Dettinger) [Madison]
          (Dan Garvin, Debbie Kmetz, Nancy Yugo)
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  28. .University of Wisconsin (Madison) Russian Folk Orchestra - Page ( Victor Gorodinsky) [Active: 1997-] [Madison]
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  29. .Vale Todo (salsa band) - Page ( http://www.myspace.com/valetodo) [Active: 19??-] [Appleton]
  30. .Vatra [Tamburitza band] [Active: 1991-] [Milwaukee]
          (Ivo Gretic, Boris Kuzmanovic, Dave Pozgaj, Chris Ulm, Ryan Werner)
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  31. .Xiong, Joe Bee - Page ( Wisconsin Arts Board), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Eau Claire]
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  32. .Yid Vicious - Discog ( FolkLib Index) ( Ari Davidow), Info ( Ari Davidow), Page ( Jonathan Pollack) ( Uvulittle Records #1 / #2 / #3 / #4) - CD Baby #1 - #2 [Active: 1995-] [Madison]
          (Matt Appleby, Geoff Brady, Kia Karlen, Melissa Reiser, Greg Smith, David Spies, Daithi Wolfe) - (former members: Dave Austin, Christina Baade, Timm Gould, Bob Jacobson, Jonathan Pollack, Mike Pollay, Bill Solomon)
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