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Just Wôan: A Second Chance

Just Wôan Presents: A Second Chance

A Second Chance is the third full-length disc for Just Wôan, the young Cameroun-born Montréalais. With it the composer and multi-instrumentalist clearly establishes himself...
Martín Loyato: Involution

Martín Loyato: Involution

There was a time in the history of civilisations when global travel was tediously slow, treacherous and conducted only via overland and maritime routes....

Eli Tamar: Laudato Si

Stabat Mater Dolorosa: Antonio Vivaldi; O Quam Tristis Et Afflicta: Tommaso Traetta; Quae Moerebat Et Dolebat: Luigi Boccherini; Quis Est Homo Qui Non Fleret:...
Vanessa Falabella: Loving Whisper

Vanessa Falabella: Loving Whisper

The full-bodied, expressive voice of Vanessa Falabella throughout this recording Loving Whisper is a perfect vehicle to convey this music’s pathos and yearning. The...

Projeto Arcomusical: Meia Meia

Projeto Arcomusical: Meia Meia – New Music for Berimbau: Projeto Arcomusical The musicians of the American sextet, Projeto Arcomusical, have dedicated their 2016 release Meia...
Simon Thacker & Justyna Jablonska - Karmana

Simon Thacker & Justyna Jablonska: Karmana

Even if Simon Thacker never makes another record ever, his reputation will rest on Karmana a flawless creation by the great Scottish guitarist. For...

Daniel Freedman: Imagine That

Boutique labels such as Anzic do wonders for music. They put us in touch with music we would never have heard before because we...
Go: Organic Orchestra & Brooklyn Raga Massive: Ragmala

Go: Organic Orchestra & Brooklyn Raga Massive: Ragmala

Listening to the drone of the tanpura that announces the first track on disc one of this package by the Go:Organic Orchestra with the...

Monty Alexander: The Harlem-Kingston Express Comes Alive

There might be a gentleman’s argument as to whom the pianist Monty Alexander belongs to; Jamaica, where he was born, or New York where he resides. In truth, the ineffable Mr. Alexander belongs to both. He is a “Jamerican,” as he puts it so affectionately...
Zucchero Presents Black Cat

Zucchero Presents New Album: Black Cat

Zucchero presents his November 2016 recording (released in the US in February 2017) entitled Black Cat. This is a mega project that features the...

Petros Sakelliou: Visual Music Circus

There is something of Federico Fellini in Petros Sakelliou. His music, and this has possibly everything to do with the title of this album...

Sofia Vitória & Luís Figueiredo: Palavra de Mulher

The legendary troubadour of Brazil, Chico Buarque de Hollanda appears to have been somewhat of a polarizing figure, even in the Musica Popular Brasileira movement (MPB), whose ramparts he bestrode like the proverbial Colossus. This in terms of sheer output...
Festival International Nuits D'Afrique Compilation 2017

Various Artists: Festival International Nuits d’Afrique

To most people who have, at some time or other in their lives, been students of geography Africa is a continent; a rather large...
Stanley Grill: And I Paint the Stars with Wings

Stanley Grill: And I Paint the Stars with Wings

In 2017 Stanley Grill wrote music that elevated the terrestrial to the celestial with At the Center of All Things. That music swept across...

Benjamim Taubkin, Simone Sou, Guilherme Kastrup: Sounds of Life

There is never any precedent for the work of pianist Benjamim Taubkin. Here he is again traversing music’s topography with drummers/percussionists Simone Sou and...
Putumayo-Presents-A-Global-Music-Collection

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...
Black Uhuru: As the World Turns

Black Uhuru: As the World Turns

One of the most iconic bands to emerge in the inebriating puff of reggae was Black Uhuru, which began when Derrick “Duckie” Simpson combined...
Kiran Ahluwalia: 7 Billion

Kiran Ahluwalia: 7 Billion

Kiran Ahluwalia occupies a very special place in the vocal music of the Indian subcontinent. Her chameleonic versatility enables her to move seamlessly between...

Tango Nostalgias – Julio Botti and his Tango Journey

Tango Nostalgias is the new album of the Argentinian saxophonist Julio Botti, a pure and new voice of the tango movement that maestro Astor Piazzolla started in Argentina decades ago. Ten poignant and profound themes are part of this cd where Pablo Ziegler...
Josh Lawrence - Color Theory

Josh Lawrence: Color Theory

If you chased the clues on Color Theory by trumpeter Josh Lawrence the buck would stop, not with him but with Robert Delaunay, whose...

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