Thursday, November 14, 2019

Isis Giraldo: Padre

Little is known about the Colombian poet, Rubén Dario Giraldo. His daughter, an extraordinary musician who also happens to be a pianist and vocalist...

Carol Saboya, Antonio Adolfo, Hendrik Meurkens: Copa Village

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/188899586" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=false" width="100%" height="130" iframe="true" /] The concept of a kind of Rio de Janeiro/ New York mash-up—Copa Village—as it is called might not...
Bokanté+Metropole Orkest Conducted by Jules Buckley: What Heat

Bokanté + Metropole Orkest Conducted by Jules Buckley: What Heat

Michael League, guiding light of the iconic ensemble Snarky Puppy and now Bokanté, is a musician who continues to challenge the musical norm of...

Ultimate New Orleans Brass – Second Line Funk!

Warren Hildebrand and his father Henry Hildebrand, are legendary and seminal figures in the promotion of New Orleans Second Line music and music in...

Ramana Vieira: Fado da Vida

The front of the CD package proclaims that this music is by an ‘Internationally Nominated Singer’ emblazoned there, no doubt, to facilitate pulling this...

Paulo Padilha: No Lojinha de eu me Sinto Milionário (Cronicâs Cantadas, Canções Contadas)

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/40082668" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=false" width="100%" height="130" iframe="true" /] From Sao Paulo, a city more socially-conscious than Rio, where protests against poverty in the context of the...

Paa Kow: Cookpot

This Cookpot is a boiling and bubbling cauldron of African hi-life and every other kind of rhythmic style from Paa Kow, the energetic and...

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...
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:...
The Garifuna Collective: Aban

The Garifuna Collective: Aban

The Garifuna story began when the cultural topography of the Caribs of St Vincent collided with that of the West Africans sometime...
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...

La Voz de Tres: Sueños y Delirios

It might be interesting to know how many thousands of notes Mike Eckroth plays at any given time. Each of the ten works calls...

Sofia Ribeiro: Mar Sonoro

The poetic imagery conjured up by Sofia Ribeiro and her expressions of grief and joy have inspired ten of the most haunting and beautiful...

Alec Dempster: Loteria Huasteca

Adventures in the Traditional Art of Woodblock Printing Just when you thought that Mexico had revealed herself to you along comes Alec Dempster with an...
Garbelotto | André: Loro Project

Garbelotto | André: Loro Project

The Loro Project by a quartet led by Brasilian guitarist Vitor Garbelotto and French violinist Henrik André features some of the most spirited and...

Spiro: Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow

English folk music of the late Romantic period has been celebrated by contemporary musicians such as Richard Thompson, Bert Jansch and John Renbourn as...
Philippe Baden Powell Notes over Poetry CD Cover

Philippe Baden Powell: Notes Over Poetry

The album Notes Over Poetry seems to indicate that the pianist Philippe Baden Powell is ready for his jump off the cliff and that...

Fernando Huergo: Hashtag

Fernando Huergo has made a glittering career in his role as electric bassist fronting various ensembles and performing on a slew of recordings. A...

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...

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