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Mark Lewis - The New York Session

Mark Lewis: The New York Session

Any album by Mark Lewis is something to look forward because more exceptional music from his songbook comes to light. Not that any catching...
Holly Roadfeldt: The Preludes Project

Holly Roadfeldt: The Preludes Project

Chopin: Preludes Op. 28; O’Riordan: Twenty-six Preludes for Piano. Holly Roadfeldt: pf Chopin’s 24 Preludes Opus 28. fall into his later period, composed in 1838...

Game of the Antichrist: Robert Moran

Game of the Antichrist: Robert Moran – The Children’s Choir of Gemseinade Vatersletten: Beatrice Mertz-Hermann conductor and the Vocal Ensemble Chrismos Alexander Hermann conductor;...

Henry Cole & The Afrobeat Collective: Roots Before Branches

The deep energy of Henry Cole’s drumming comes from a singular ability to fond the rhythmic center of the music. Creating a wall of...
Kobo Town - Where the Galleon Sank

Kobo Town – Where the Galleon Sank

Listening to Afro-Caribbean music, one cannot help being first dazzled – even blinded – by the electrifying performances of Bob Marley. To hear the...
Simon Thacker's Ritmata: Tàradh

Simon Thacker’s Ritmata: Tàradh

The Scottish guitarist Simon Thacker is a musical alchemist. Thus, rightfully he and his art is evocative of a musical Merlin-like figure roaming mystical...

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:...
Elaine Rodrigues: Claude Debussy - Reflets

Eliane Rodrigues: Claude Debussy Reflets

Claude Debussy - Suite Bergamasque; Ballade; Pour le Piano; Arabesque; Images Book 1; Images Book 2 Eliane Rodrigues: pf Eliane Rodrigues plays Claude Debussy the...
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....

Maria João Pires Plays Beethoven Concertos 3 & 4

This album of concerti 3 and 4 is a profound recording. It creates a palimpsest of Beethoven’s creative mindset during the last years when he had his sense of hearing and could perform his work. His earliest concerti were distinctly eighteenth works...

Rubén Blades: Tangos

There is nothing, or possibly very little, by way of music and dance in Latin America—and that includes Argentina—that is not a result of...

Jayme Stone: The Other Side of Air

The banjo in any other idiom of music—other than bluegrass, or country and western, that is—is such a novelty that the numbers of practitioners in the idiom of jazz, for instance, can be counted on the fingers of two hands; and good players on the fingers of just one hand...
Guai: Dama de Paus

Guai: Dama de Paus

It is hard not to gush on about Guai (formerly known as Karol Guaitolini) and her stunning debut album Dama de Paus. It is...

Snarky Puppy: Family Dinner Volume Two

This is an exceptional realisation of the roots of what Snarky Puppy is all about. Forget the connotations of the name. Forget the fact...

Barb Jungr: Shelter From The Storm

Élan, intelligence and passionate engagement: British chanssonier Barb Jungr brings all of it to her exemplary performance on Shelter From The Storm – Songs...

Thomas Larcher: What Becomes

Thomas Larcher (b. 1963) – What Becomes – Tamara Stefanovich: piano (1 – 21), Mark Padmore: tenor (22 – 32); Thomas Larcher: piano (22...

Aaron Comess: Live 2016

The drummer Aaron Comess is chameleonic. He seems to fit in everywhere, playing with Jazz musicians such as Roswell Rudd, and musicians that comprise...

Music from Turkey featuring the Sameyda Ensemble

The Ottoman Turks had their roots in the vast region of Central Asia, which extended from the Caspian Sea in the west to Mongolia...

Richard Lanham, the Swinging and Lovely Jazz Voice

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/106082120" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=false" width="100%" height="130" iframe="true" /] The incredible singer Richard Lanham brings us Thou Swell, his first jazz album as a band leader. Fifteen...

Alune Wade & Harold López-Nussa: Havana-Paris-Dakar

There really is no telling what the truly magnificent pianist Harold López-Nussa will come up. He has participated in some of the most remarkable...

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