Sunday, April 11, 2021
Jen Shyu: Song of Silver Geese

Jen Shyu: Song of Silver Geese

Although the booklet note at times might come close to suggesting that Song of Silver Geese by Jen Shyu is a simple tale of...

Kat Parra: Songbook Of The Américas

Kat Parra is absolutely right not only in titling this recording Songbook Of The Américas but covering the gamut of music that makes...

Antonio Loureiro – Só

The Paulista, Antonio Loureiro, born and bred in Minas Gerais, is an eminently gifted multi-instrumentalist and is to be ranked with the new generations of Musica Brasileira musicians such as that other ingenious multi-instrumentalists, André Mehmari. But that is where all comparisons must end. Mr. Loureiro is...
James Fernando: The Lonely Sailor

James Fernando: The Lonely Sailor

James Fernando - The Lonely Sailor; Untold; The Journey Within; Ancient Lullaby; Troubled Waters; The Other Side of the Storm; The Last Sunset at...

Banda Magda Presents: Yerakina

Banda Magda gave notice that a magnificent new group was breaking through. That linear leap has given way to a vertical propelling of Banda Magda into the rarified realm of magical musical sojourns. This also means that its beautiful leader, Magda Giannikou...

Ken Hatfield: 12 Preludes for Solo Guitar

Preludes 1 – 12: Ken Hatfield, g The guitarist Ken Hatfield is, like Wynton Marsalis, equally adept in the realm of Classical as well as...
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....
Adam Rudolph Moving Pictures Glare of the Tiger

Adam Rudolph’s Moving Pictures: Glare of the Tiger

The most significant musics of the world have arisen out of settled, long-standing cultures formed of centred communities. African music is universal because all...

America: World Music 5

José Negroni, Federico Britos, Dr. Ed Calle, Nomar Negroni, Josh Allen Released in 2015, the same year that Mamblue made its appearance this two-disc set...

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...

Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate: Faya

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/117151882" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=false" width="100%" height="130" iframe="true" /] Most popular music in the West today can be traced back to African roots. Linguistic idiosyncrasies of African...
Jovino Santos Neto & André Mehmari: Guris

Jovino Santos Neto & André Mehmari: Guris

There is no one more eminently qualified to re-imagine the art of the Hermeto Pascoal but O Grande Bruxo himself… unless one considers Jovino...

Kelly Thoma: 7 Fish

Kelly Thoma must love her lyra and its ability to bend pitches and play multiple ones, because the music she writes and arranges for...

Presenting José Rizo’s Mongorama

José Rizo's Mongorama picks up where the Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars left off. After a decade of fruitful existence, performing and recording four terrific CDs (Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars 1 and 2, The Last Bullfighter and Tambolero), the veteran KJazz radio host, producer, composer and bandleader takes a new direction and moves on to a new project, which is actually a continuation of the original...

Tom Lellis: The Flow

Tom Lellis is neither a troubadour, nor a balladeer but he has the best aspects of both kinds of vocalists. And if you add...
Eumir Deodato: Os Catedráticos 73

Eumir Deodato: Os Catedráticos 73

Eumir Deodato is arguably one of the most illustrious Brasilian composers, producers and performers to have ever transitioned from Brasil to the United States....
Bianca Gismonti Trio: Desvelando Mares

Bianca Gismonti Trio: Desvelando Mares

Perhaps the greatest gift a father as famous as Egberto Gismonti could have bestowed upon his children would be a questing one; that boundless...

Taraf de Haïdouks: Of Lovers, Gamblers and Parachute Skirts

The Romani people have a magical, mystical grace. They come from old and some say they can trace their ancestry to the sun. All...
Harpistically Yours, Chopin - Coline-Marie Orliac

Coline-Marie Orliac: Harpistically Yours, Chopin

Frédéric Chopin - Etude, Op. 25, No. 1; Ballade, Op. 23, No. 1; Nocturne, Op. 55, No. 1; Nocturne, Op. 55, No. 2. Songs:...
Mary Ann Kennedy: Glaschu

Mary Ann Kennedy: Glaschu

Glaschu, an epic hometown love song, by Mary Ann Kennedy is a glorious record. Simply glorious. A Scot from Glasgow, Miss Kennedy is possessed...

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