Global Village with Chris Heim

Series produced by KMUW

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With a fresh, inventive mix of global sounds and styles and a welcoming presentation, this award-winning show speaks to the joys of musical discovery and smart entertainment with diverse and engaging world music that appeals to a broad audience. The program is FREE and available five days a week or for weekend use. A monthly world music concert series, monthly new releases show, stand-alone holiday programs, and a wide variety of regular specials are also available free to all.

**KAB AWARDS WINNER/SPECIAL PROGRAM - GLOBAL VILLAGE AT THE SAVANNAH MUSIC FESTIVAL**

BROADCAST TO DATE ON OVER 430 STATIONS IN 45 STATES AND 190 COUNTRIES

NUMBER ONE LICENSED SERIES IN THE PRX ZEITFUNK AWARDS

KAB BROADCASTING AWARDS HONOREE - Large Market/DJ Personality

BEST WORLD MUSIC RADIO SHOW - READERS' CHOICE WORLD MUSIC AWARDS

TRANSGLOBAL WORLD MUSIC CHART MEMBER

GLOBAL VILLAGE
Global Village is an eclectic, world music-based show. It features the latest and best in world music new releases and classics along with a wide variety of artists and selections from nearly all other genres of music that incorporate influences from around the world.

Informative and entertaining, current yet set in a wider musical and historical context, the show draws on the knowledge, experience and congenial personality of host Chris Heim - and a library of over 50,000 albums, including many out-of-print titles - to pull these musical strands together into an intriguing and captivating whole.

With its broad range of artists and styles, the program works well alongside AAA, jazz, or other local and national world music, Latin, Triple AAA and other shows, including Afropop, Etown, JazzSet, World Cafe, and related local productions.

The distinctive and entertaining music mix and presentation makes the show a stand-out that attracts listeners. Its appeal to the qualities of heart, mind and spirit makes Global Village an obvious choice for the classic public radio listener, while at the same time, speaking to a younger, increasingly multicultural and genre-hopping audience. At KMUW, where the show has run since 2007, the largest audience cume is 25-34, though the show attracts across all age ranges.

• Available five days a week
• 57-minute program with two floating 1:00 breaks
• One show @ week any day, weekend or fill-in
• Specials offered throughout the year
• Show is stream-able
• SoundExchange compliant

Additional promotional support available through Facebook page (link below) with program information, videos, news, reviews, feature and resource information.

Global Village Specials:
The monthly Global Village at the Savannah Music Festival world music concert series, holiday programs (including Christmas, Halloween, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Thanksgiving, Mardi Gras, World AIDS Day, Dr. King Day, Best of the Year in World Music, Hug a Medievalist Day, various international celebrations and holidays, and other special occasions, tributes, quirky holidays, and artist interviews - plus monthly features and the New Month/New Music show each month devoted exclusively to the best in world music new releases.

Producer/Host - Chris Heim
Radio and world music veteran Chris Heim began a lifelong love affair with radio after wandering into the University of Chicago campus station and being offered an unexpectedly open music slot. Her first radio job was at one of the Chicago area’s last true “free form” stations, WJKL. She later worked at WXRT Chicago’s progressive rock station, and then joined WBEZ Chicago Public Radio. There she hosted jazz and world music shows (the latter one of the first and longest running in public radio, starting just six months after the debut of Afropop) and served as Music Director. She was also executive producer and anchor for national broadcasts of the Chicago Jazz, Blues and Latin Music Festivals, and the Traffic series with Steppenwolf Theater. A freelance writer as well, Chris has written liner notes and bios, as well as features, cover stories and reviews for such publications as the Chicago Tribune, Utne, Global Rhythm, Dirty Linen, Jazziz, Jazz Times, Blues Revue, Option, Illinois Entertainer, and more. She is also a contributor to the Transglobal World Music Chart, the NPR Jazz Critics Poll and fRoots Annual World Music Critics Poll.

For more information:
Chris Heim
heim@kmuw.org
(316) 978-7176
http://www.kmuw.org/index.php/programs/global_village/
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Global-Village/100891159962739

Global Village has been a fantastic addition to our non-com AAA format. Chris Heim has an amazing super power ability to sound like one of our own team members. The breadth and depth of its music leaves us wanting a daily four hour show. Pleeeezzzzeeee????
Chuck Miller, General Manager WNKU-FM

"Music selection and variety superbly chosen and assembled. Name your day and day part: Global Village could fit almost everywhere."
PRX Music Format Curator David Srebnik

"Global Village, hosted on KMUW in Wichita, Kansas and broadcast on stations around the world (as well as online), is one of the finest world music programs on the airwaves. DJ Chris Heim really knows her stuff, and consistently presents a fantastic hour of music, carefully curated around a theme, and peppered with exactly the right amount of chatter and useful information. To be quite honest, it's one of the only world music radio shows that this writer goes out of her way to listen to regularly, and it seems that I'm definitely not the only fan out there!"
Readers Choice World Music Awards - Best World Music Radio Show

"I like this series a lot – Chris Heim breathes new life into World Music programming with The Global Village. Like the World Café and Folk Alley, there’s never a wasted or throwaway musical moment. Reliable, consistently appealing World Music programming. Maybe this is a series worth considering for regular air play on your schedule."
PRX Music Format Curator David Srebnik, PRX Music Station Picks for January '11

"...the trifecta of good world music radio presentation: a great ear for music, a good sense for sequencing and sounds, and (perhaps most importantly) a knack for presenting real music with real information without being wonky or pedantic."
Megan Romer, About.com World Music Blog

"Global Village shows are great listening - well-paced, simply but succinctly scripted, and with an excellent choice and range of music within the broader genre of ‘world music’."
John Pilley
Music Production Manager - Radio New Zealand National

"(Chris Heim's) knowledge and understanding of music never ceases to amaze."
KMUW listener

"We love GV on KWTF! "
Don Campau
Program Director, KWTF-FM

SPOTLIGHT ON GLOBAL VILLAGE FROM ABOUT.COM WORLD MUSIC BLOG
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READERS CHOICE WORLD MUSIC AWARDS - BEST WORLD MUSIC RADIO SHOW
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**KAB AWARDS WINNER/SPECIAL PROGRAM - GLOBAL VILLAGE AT THE SAVANNAH MUSIC FESTIVAL**BROADCAST TO DATE ON OVER 430 STATIONS IN 45 STATES AND 190 COUNTRIESNUMBER ONE LICENSED SERIES IN THE PRX ZEITFUNK AWARDSKAB BROADCASTING AWARDS HONOREE - Large Market/DJ PersonalityBEST WORLD MUSIC RADIO SHOW - READERS' CHOICE WORLD MUSIC AWARDSTRANSGLOBAL WORLD MUSIC CHART MEMBERGLOBAL VILLAGE Global Village is an eclectic, world music-based show. It features the latest and best in world music new releases and classics along with a wide variety of artists and selections from nearly all other genres of music that incorporate influences from around the world. Informative and entertaining, current yet set in a wider musical and historical context, the show draws on the knowledge, experience and... Show full description


21 Pieces

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SPECIAL: Global Village kicks off the January feature looking back at the past year in world music with our annual countdown of our Top 10 internat...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KSFR, KIYU-FM, RadioFreePalmer, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 29, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 22
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SPECIAL: Global Village showcases some of the golden voices of Bollywood cinema – the famous “playback singers” who actually sang the songs in Indi...

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 25
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SPECIAL: In conjunction with the February Global Brass Bands feature, Global Village devotes this show to contemporary brass bands of North America...

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 22
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Global Village highlights some father and son zydeco this time, with music from Clifton and C.J. Chenier, and Rockin’ and Dwayne Dopsie. Our journe...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 22
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In conjunction with the March Brazil Class of ’42 feature, Global Village devotes the show to Tim Maia and Brazilian soul. Maia (one of the ‘42 cla...

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  • Added: Mar 18, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 21
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This month Global Village features three master Cuban musicians who came to the US in the ‘50s and ‘60s and had a major impact on mambo, Latin jazz...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 21
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Global Village has a special focus this time on music from the remarkable Brazilian group Uakti. First formed in the 1970s and together until 2015,...

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  • Added: Apr 08, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 20
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Global Village highlights some music from Ukraine this time. We’ll hear the Ukrainian-Polish group DagaDana, Canadian-Ukrainian pianist John Stetch...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 26
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SPECIAL: The final Monday of every month, it’s time for our Global Village concert series. This time we head back to Miami Beach for another progra...

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  • Added: Apr 22, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
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It’s New Month/New Music time in the Global Village. Each month, Global Village devotes the entire show to the best of recently released and forthc...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 31
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In conjunction with the May Spain feature, Global Village highlights music from acclaimed Basque accordionist Kepa Junkera. We’ll hear music from a...

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  • Added: May 06, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 19
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SPECIAL: Global Village heads to Estonia for some traditional, neo-folk and classical music with roots in Estonian folk music. We’ll hear music of...

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  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 23
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SPECIAL: In honor of the country’s Constitution Day holiday, Global Village heads to Norway for a wide array of traditional, classical, jazz and w...

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  • Added: May 14, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 12
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SPECIAL: Global Village marks the Haitian Flag and Universities Day holiday with music from a variety of Haitian artists and groups. We’ll hear roo...

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  • Added: May 14, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Global Village pays tribute to Rudy Gomis, a founding member of one of Senegal’s most beloved bands, Orchestra Baobab, who passed away recently. We...

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  • Added: May 14, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 14
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SPECIAL: Global Village marks National Day of Cameroon with a program devoted to music by artists from that African nation. We’ll hear an update of...

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  • Added: May 14, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
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Global Village highlights Brazilian mandolin music and musicians this time, including Danilo Brito, Mike Marshall with Choro Famoso, Aquarela, and ...

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  • Added: May 20, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 10
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SPECIAL: Global Village celebrates the birthday of Bob Dylan in a show devoted to world music artists doing Dylan songs and world music-influenced ...

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  • Added: May 20, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 6
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SPECIAL: On this date in 1963, the independent nations of Africa formed the Organization of African Unity. This event has since been celebrated acr...

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  • Added: May 20, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 6
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SPECIAL: This time in the Global Village, it’s Africa Live – a program devoted to live performances from a number of legendary African performers, ...

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  • Added: May 20, 2022
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 9