Friday, August 14, 2020

Janoska Ensemble: Revolution

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1: Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 - Overture; The Beatles 2: Yesterday; Fritz Kreisler 3: Praeludium and Allegro...

Carmen Souza: Live at Lagny Jazz Festival

It is fulfilling to attend a Carmen Souza concert just to listen to her breathtaking version of “Donna Lee” alone. However, there is much more to fall in love with than Miles Davis’ chart that Charlie Parker made famous by the singer on Live at Lagny Jazz Festival...

Chico & Rita – Animated movie by Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal

Chico & Rita is the story of many artists whose days of glory faded in the past and slowly fell into oblivion. It is...

Diego El Cigala: Romance de la Luna Tucumana

Diego El Cigala (who recently acquired the Dominican nationality) has been made famous not only by his Grammys, but also by the seminal album,...
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...

Trova: A labour of Love

It may have taken almost 1000 years for the troubadour tradition of 12th Century Occitan to reach Cuba, via Spain; there to be substantively transformed and to have its polyphony melded with Afro-Caribbean polyrhythms. However, its influences...

Sylvain Leroux: Quatuor Créole

The Montreal-based flutist, Sylvain Leroux is a peripatetic traveller. When he is not in Montreal, or Chicago, or New York, he might be in Toronto or Vancouver, heralding the uninitiated into the sound of his tambin, a Fula flute, played by the people of Conakry...

Badi Assad: Hatched

Badi Assad comes from Brasilian musical royalty. Her brothers Sergio and Odair Assad are perhaps the greatest classical guitarists to come out of that...

In The Night: Stephen Hough

In The Night: Stephen Hough – Piano Stephen Hough has an impressive resume as a pianist, with some of the worlds’ finest Symphonies and Philharmonics....

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...

Terceto Kali: Terceto Kali

Not many non-Spanish musicians, especially guitarists, are often brave enough to attempt a performance of Flamenco music, much less commit one to record. The...
Mãe da Lua: Kalibé

Mãe da Lua: Kalibé

That the seemingly oracular Brasilian lyricist and musician Mãe da Lua is in tune with the environment where in the world she may be...

André Mehmari e Mário Laginha: Ao Vivo no Auditório Ibirapuera

André Mehmari represents a new generation of musicians and pianists, who, like Benjamin Taubkin and Clarice Assad, is causing a sensation all over Brasil...

Carlos Pavan – Suite del Interior

The beautiful "Suite Del Interior" by the Argentine guitarist Carlos Pavan is sometimes described as being a “mixture of classical, folk and jazz music”. But perish the thought. This is a magnificently composed classical piece that is based on...
Achilles Liarmakopoulos & Coline-Marie Orliac: Obvious

Achilles Liarmakopoulos & Coline-Marie Orliac · Obvious

For Ludwig van Beethoven, there was but one way to create art, “Don’t only practice your art,” he said, “But force your way into...

Ray Obiedo: There Goes That

At first blush, you think that this disc might pass like a ship in the night. Although the music and its performers have lit...
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...

Ludovico Einaudi: Taranta Project

This excellent album Taranta Project is like a magnificent oriental railway system linking jazz, folk and Middle Eastern held together by gossamer like strains...
Itamar Erez: Mi Alegria

Itamar Erez: Mi Alegria

Almost unique among contemporary guitar virtuosos Itamar Erez is a musician who is an equally gifted composer who strives to make music of a...

María Cangiano: Corazón de Mujer

María Cangiano is an amazingly talented folk singer from Argentina. Actually she is unclassifiable although her heart is in the folkloric tradition of that country. The reason she does not fit that mould completely is that Ms. Cangiano has a magnificent...

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