Tag Archives: Afro-Cuban

London Gig Guide (October 2019)

London Gig Guide (October 2019)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some...
Visions of Sound – August 2019

Visions of Sound – August 2019

Every month, we bring you a monthly collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
Album Review: Ariwo – Quasi [MANANA Records; May 2019]
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Album Review: Ariwo – Quasi [MANANA Records; May 2019]

A four piece, Ariwo is made up of: Hammadi Valdes from Cuba on percussion; Oreste Noda; Canadian Jay Phelps (a renowned trumpeter who has played with Hugh Masekela, Wynton Marsalis and Soweto Kinch, among others); and Iranian-born composer/producer Pouya Ehsaei. They specialise in bringing traditional rhythms together into a modern...
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