Charlie Gillett 2010 Sound of the World Album launch party
8 July in London saw the press launch of Charlie Gillett's last Sound of the World compilation "Anywhere on htis Road", one of the last releases to be compiled by Charlie. Street date is 12 July 2010. Florence Halfon introduced the evening thanking DJ Jamie Renton, Charlie Gillett's family, Lilly Ladjevardi (Charlie's former assistant), Ted Wood and performances by Modeste from Madagascar and the She'koyokh Klezmer Ensemble.
In Charlie's honour, WOMAD have dedicated a stage to his memory.
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to listen to BBC World Routes' Tribute to Charlie Gillett. Lucy Duran and Max Reinhardt look back on the career of Charlie Gillett, a key figure in world music and former Radio 3 presenter who died earlier this year. His work is celebrated through interviews, archive, and specially recorded music. With contributions from Sue Steward, Mark Lamarr, Roger Armstrong and Ben Mandelson, as well as tributes from some of the musicians he championed including Youssou N'Dour, Mariza, Chango Spasiuk, Yasmin Levy and Bassekou Kouyate.