Charlie Gillett’s World 2003

World 2003, compiled by Charlie Gillett
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA – Following up his World 2002 compilation for Narada, veteran BBC world music DJ Charlie Gillett has collected new music from around the planet for this new double album, World 2003, out on Narada.

Gillett has presented world music on BBC London, BBC Radio 2, and the BBC World Service for over 30 years, establishing a loyal — and global — listening audience.

This album features only the very best music played most frequently on Charlie’s shows — the songs which have received the most enthusiastic audience response, including performances by Lisbon’s Fado sensation Mariza…Mexican-American songstress Lila Downs (who performed on the 75th annual Academy Awards telecast), Senegal’s Orchestra Baobab, young Uzbek star Sevara Nazarkhan, alternative Latin singer Manu Chao and many more.