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Igor Willcox: #1

Igor Willcox: #1

This viscerally exciting recording with the young Brasilian drummer, Igor Willcox at the helm of affairs bodes well for the new generation of musicians...
Soli: Meu Pulso

Soli: Meu Pulso

There’s a good chance you might not have heard of the guitarist, vocalist and composer of these songs – Soli. Having a one-word name...
Tamikrest Presents: Kidal

Tamikrest Presents: Kidal

If you are left agape at the untold beauty of the desert, you will be left breathless by how it is described by the...
andPlay: Playlist

andPlay: Playlist

Ashkan Behzadi - Crescita Plastica; David Bird - Bezier; Apocrypha; Clara Iannotta - Limun andPlay is Maya Bennardo: vn and Hannah Levinson: va In a rather...
Ajoyo: War Chant

Ajoyo: War Chant

Ajoyo released their EP War Chant in the Fall of 2019 and have since followed that four-song release with a full album in the...
Festival International Nuits D'Afrique Compilation 2017

Various Artists: Festival International Nuits d’Afrique

To most people who have, at some time or other in their lives, been students of geography Africa is a continent; a rather large...
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 after 1675....
Organissimo: B3tles – A Soulful Tribute to the Fab Four

Organissimo: B3tles – A Soulful Tribute to the Fab Four

You can never really go wrong with a Beatles tribute. However, many musicians make the mistake of trying to interpret motives (where there are...
Dover Quartet: The Curtis Session

Dover Quartet: The Curtis Session

Eric Sessler - Dreams from Life Awake I: Reverberation-Exploration-Flow; Dreams from Life Awake II: Tenderness-Love-Warmth; Dreams from Life Awake III Evolution-Growth-Transformation; Dreams from Life...
Les Amazones D'Afrique - Amazones Power

Les Amazones D’Afrique: Amazones Power

The word “amazones” (plural form of the word “amazone”) is usually associated with South America and the peoples – principally Brasilian (but also from...
Matia Levréro Tcha Limberger: Mediterranean Quartet

Matia Levréro – Tcha Limberger: Mediterranean Quartet

It seems that there is no end to the number of incarnations in which the chameleonic Tcha Limberger will appear. So it’s no surprise...
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...
San-São Trio: Novos Caminhos

San-São Trio: Novos Caminhos

The fact that the English-speaking world knows little or nothing about Brasil and its artists is borne out by this remarkable recording by the...
Corina Bartra & The Afro Peruvian New Trends Orchestra: Uniting Beats

Corina Bartra & The Afro Peruvian New Trends Orchestra: Uniting Beats

Part of the reason why this music is so compelling is certainly due to the splendid accord with which this ensemble reads these arrangements,...
Stratus Luna

Stratus Luna: Presenting Stratus Luna

Think about Brasilian music played by Brasilians – even before a single note is played – and the chances are you’ll expect something magical...

Mike Marshall & Caterina Lichtenberg: Third Journey

Like both their previous recordings Third Journey by Mike Marshall and Caterina Lichtenberg is a benchmark one; historic in so many ways, just as...
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...
Joanna Sochacka Grazyna Bacewicz Piano Music

Joanna Sochacka: Grażyna Bacewicz – Piano Music

The lack of recognition for the work of Gra?yna Bacewicz – even among music’s cognoscenti – is something of mystery. The Polish violinist...
Sten Källman & Sanba Zao: Mapou

Sten Källman & Sanba Zao: Mapou

This recording – Mapou, featuring the Haitian-Swedish-Swedish-Haitian brass, woodwind and percussion orchestra of Sten Källman and Sanba Zao - is one of the most...

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