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Betsayda Machado & Parranda El Clavo: Loe Loa

Betsayda Machado & Parranda el Clavo: Loe Loa

Betsayda Machado is one of a kind. A parrandera queen and notional leader here of Parranda el Clavo on the album Loe Loa (Rural...
Stanley Grill: At the Center of All Things

Stanley Grill: At the Center of All Things

Stanley Grill: American Landscapes; Lonely Pieces; At the Center of All Things; Diderot String Quartet – Adriane Post: vn; Johanna Novom: vn; Kyle Miller:...
Eliane Rodrigues - Frédéric Chopin Notturno

Eliane Rodrigues: Notturno

Frédéric Chopin: Disc One: Nocturnes 1 to 11 (Op 9 No 1 - 3, Op 15 No 1 - 3, Op 27 No 1...
Igor Willcox: #1

Igor Willcox: #1

This viscerally exciting recording with the young Brasilian drummer, Igor Willcox at the helm of affairs bodes well for the new generation of musicians...
Sultans of String - Christmas Caravan

Sultans of String Present: Christmas Caravan

To the extent that the feast of Christmas is universally celebrated it would make eminent sense to create a soundtrack for the season –...
Anat Cohen - Happy Song

Anat Cohen Tentet: Happy Song

This recording by the Anat Cohen Tentet shows the clarinetist and her ensemble traversing the widest musical topography she has in a very long...
Angela Hewitt: At the Heart of Bach’s Keyboard

Angela Hewitt: At the Heart of Bach

As long as musicians such as Keith Jarrett play and record Johann Sebastian Bach’s most frequently performed keyboard (harpsichord) works on the harpsichord there...
Barbara Hannigan - An Evening with the Empress of Song

Barbara Hannigan: An Evening with the Empress of Song

Two years ago I saw Barbara Hannigan perform György Ligeti’s Mystères du Macabre dressed in a schoolgirl’s kilt, chewing bubblegum. The orchestra was Sinfónica...
Corina Bartra - Takunde

Corina Bartra: Takunde

It is impossible to over-estimate the importance of the great Peruvian musician and vocalist, Corina Bartra. But many aficionados of South American culture would...
Inti-Illimani In Concert At Koerner Hall - Oct 27 2017, Toronto

Inti-Illimani and Nano Stern: Bringing the House Down

On the 27th of October, 2017 Canadian lovers of music were again given the opportunity to sit and listen to the legendary Chilean nueva...
Club D'Elf: Live at Club Helsinki

Club D’Elf Presents: Live at Club Helsinki

Clearly there is at least a guiding spirit on throughout this performance Live at Club Helsinki by Club D’Elf. It seems almost hackneyed today...
Gail Archer: A Russian Journey

Gail Archer Presents: A Russian Journey

Cesar Cui: Prelude in G Minor; Prelude in A-flat Major; Sergei Ljapunov: Prelude Pastoral Op.54; Alexander Glazunov: Prelude and Fugue in D-minor Op. 98;...
Kátia Moraes: Mistureba

Kátia Moraes: Mistureba

The beautiful mischief of Afro-Brasilian polyrhythms comes alive in this music by Kátia Moraes together with her entourage. The visceral energy that literally explodes...
Hermeto Pascoal & Grupo Vice Versa: Viajando Com O Som

Hermeto Pascoal & Grupo Vice Versa: Viajando Com O Som

Every hundred years or so the world receives a rare (a musician, poet, sculptor, painter or dancer) an artist the like of whom the...
Bianca Rossini - Vento Do Norte

Bianca Rossini Presents: Vento do Norte

Bianca Rossini has an extensive acting repertoire on both television and on large screen. She is also a fine singer and celebrates that part...
Joe Caro & The Met Band: Every Dog Has His Day

Joe Caro & The Met Band: Every Dog Has His Day

The core of this heavyweight, bluesy band comes from Joe Caro, who is surely at the height of his wild and wailing guitar and...
Abelita Mateus: Vivenda

Abelita Mateus Presents: Vivenda

The untranslatable saudades is at the heart of the ineffably beautiful and beckoning heart of this music by the pianist and vocalist Abelita Mateus....
Terell Stafford and Dick Oats - Luck Be A Lady - A Tribute to Frank

Terell Stafford and Dick Oatts: Luck Be A Lady – A Tribute to Frank

However you may choose to regard this disc – as an extended extended-play or as a very short CD – the effect of listening...

Putumayo Presents: A World in Music

Putumayo World Music is a New York-based label that has few peers anywhere in the world of music. It single-handedly introduces listeners to music...
Jane Antonia Cornish: Into Silence

Jane Antonia Cornish: Into Silence

Jane Antonia Cornish: Into Silence; Anna Elashvili: vn; Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir vc; Caitlin Sullivan vc; Claire Bryant vc; Hamilton Berry vc; Vicky Chow pf In his...