Rani de Leon is a performing arts programmer, music curator and DJ. From the discerned dancefloor to the avid music listener, he is known for weaving international sounds and all expressions of soul in a seamless and sophisticated style. He is founder and curator of Soul in the Park, a 4-year residency which created a community around emerging live musicians and DJ’s from Los Angeles. He is also co-founder, curator and resident DJ of Radio Afrique, an event series which celebrates the richness of music and film from Africa and the diaspora.
TIZITA RADIO is sublime music inspired by the joy of remembering, and the feeling of longing for something that will never return.
1. Asnakech Worku – Tizita
2. Velly Joonas – Stopp, Seisku & Aeg!
3. Rexy – Running Out of Time
4. Ishinohana – Ishinohana
5. Sun Ra – Brazilian Sun
6. Paraguassu – Meu Gonga
7. Dil Withers – Passe
8. Milton Nascimento – Os Povos
9. Javier Somarriba – Contigo llegaron los colores
10. Finis Africae – Los Pobres del mundo tocan el bombo
11. The Deceptions – Of All the Hearts
12. Hailu M. Giorgis – Man Biye?
13. Blue Gas – Shadows from Nowhere
14. Alessandro Alessandroni – Tea Room
15. Kelan Phil Cohran and Legacy – White Nile
16. The Roger Webb Sound – Moon Bird
17. Pete Brandt – What you Are
18. Jorge Ben – Ta na Hora
19. Wroblewski Jazz Quintet – Nana Imboro
20. Cassiano – Melissa
21. Elsie Houston – Pontos de Santo
22. Kalinga – Rice Winnowing Song
23. Priscilla Lee and the Filipino Rockets – Planting Rice
24. John Holt – You Will Never Find
25. The Lovejoys – Sweet Feelings
26. Ugo Calise – Occhi Di Mare
27. Finis Africae – El Secreto de los 12
28. Sun Ra – Song No. 1