There’s no doubt that Senegalese and Cuban music are threaded together, being intertwined by an entangled knot that goes back generations. There’s no better evidence of this than in the two countries’ music. It’s not by chance that one of the best albums released in 2017 is Transparent Water: a...
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Album Review: Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita – Transparent Water [World Village/Harmonia Mundi, 24th February 2017]
Transparent Water, a meeting between Cuban jazz pianist Omar Sosa and versatile Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita, is a delightful sounding album that lures the listener into an enchanted sonorous world. Keita has made his mark in recent years as a sensitive collaborator (with Welsh harpist Katrin Finch, for example),...