Friday, September 24, 2021
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....

Ayelet Rose Gottlieb: Roadsides

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/66402164" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=false" width="100%" height="130" iframe="true" /] While the hatred between one human being for another will make even the wildest animals squirm with disgust,...

Renaud García-Fons: Beyond the Double Bass

In 1997 Renaud García-Fons released an album entitled Oriental Bass. While the name may be all but forgotten and perhaps with it the album as...
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...
Will Duchon: La Vasle

Will Duchon Presents: La Valse

Maurice Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales, M. 61: I. Modéré - Très franc - II. Assez lent - III. Assez animé - IV....

Jim Wellman: Dawn to Dusk

Dawn to Dusk is the poetic title of the new album by the multi-instrumentalist Jim Wellman, one of the founders and ex-members of the...
Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita: Transparent Water

Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita: Transparent Water

Editor's Pick · Album of the Month · This is a sudden, though not unexpected, departure from the norm for the pianist Omar Sosa. Gone...
Roberto Magris - The MUH Trio

Roberto Magris – The MUH Trio: Prague After Dark

Roberto Magris - Internationally renowned jazz pianist with over 30 recordings to his credit has recorded a treat for the senses. Joined by two...

Hu Vibrational: The Epic Botanical Beat Suite

You can be sure that when Adam Rudolph and an ensemble of breathtaking drummers get together mystical and wonderful things will happen. The hand-drummer,...
Benji Kaplan: Chorando Sete Cores

Benji Kaplan: Chorando Sete Cores

Benji Kaplan is an American, a New Yorker to be precise, but listening to his music you would never know that. He plays as...

Lakou Mizik: Wa Di Yo

“Lakou Mizik,” say the members of Lakou Mizik, “Is Haiti”. Lakou Mizik is Haiti because group is a stupendous crucible of the music of...

Nilza Costa: Revolution Rivoluzione Revolução

Nilza Costa is an extraordinary Afro-Brasilian musician. She has a riveting voice that—in the Western music realm would be considered contralto—is mesmerising because of its sensuous almost physical quality in which Ms. Costa does not so much as sing...
Benny Benack III: One of a Kind

Benny Benack III Presents: One Of A Kind

With so much 21st century, atmospheric Jazz vocals – enough to replace all of the music in an entire collection, actually – it’s refreshing...

Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) German Requiem

Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) German Requiem: Valery Gergiev; London Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Chorus; Sally Matthews: soprano; Christopher Maltman: baritone; Simon Halsey: chorus...

Carmen Souza & Theo Pascal: Epistola

It is always prudent to approach any new music by Carmen Souza and Theo Pascal with great expectation quite simply because you never know...

Anoushka Shankar – Traces of You

Anoushka Shankar, who is performing at Koerner Hall in Toronto this Saturday, Nov 23, received her musical instruction at the feet of her father and the grandmaster of the sitar, Pandit Ravi Shankar who was not just one of the greatest musicians of the Indian sub-continent, but one of the greatest...
Guinga - Canção da Impermanência

Guinga: Canção da Impermanência

You will probably never come closer to the real Guinga than on Canção da Impermanência, an album completely stripped of every stylistic deportment...

Victor Prieto: The Three Voices

It is not often that you come across pure musical genius. But a few do exist: Martha Argerich, for one. And then is the...

Busoni—Late Piano Music: Marc-André Hamelin

Busoni—Late Piano Music—Elegies/Sonatinas/Toccata/Klavierübung (excerpts)/Indianisches Tagbuch/Fantasia after J.S. Bach—Marc-André Hamelin: piano (Hyperion) Ferruccio Busoni might well have been one of the earliest avant-garde composers of the...
Kinga Augustyn: Turning in Time

Kinga Augustyn: Turning in Time

The young violinist Kinga Augustyn has outdone herself with the release of her second album of 2021, Turning in Time, probably reaching the apogee...

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