Tag Archives: Afro-Cuban

Interview: Omar Sosa – Food and Music for Thought (November 2017)

Interview: Omar Sosa – Food and Music for Thought (November 2017)

We grew fonder and fonder of Transparent Water, the fourhanded album released by Omar Sosa and Seckou Keita in February, blending together Caribbean and West African traditions with musical spices coming from all over the world. So, after having reviewed the album, interviewed Seckou Keita and previewed the ongoing UK...
Preview: Ibeyi @ Shoreditch Town Hall (London, 19th October 2017)

Preview: Ibeyi @ Shoreditch Town Hall (London, 19th October 2017)

In little more than two years, Ibeyi won everyone over with their seducing electro-Afro-Cuban sound and breezy approach. They released a successful self-titled debut album and just published the second one (Ash), they also collaborated with remarkable musicians (Kamasi Washington among others) and even featured in Beyoncè’s “Lemonade”. Their upcoming...
Interview: Orchestra Baobab (September 2017)

Interview: Orchestra Baobab (September 2017)

Senégalese group Orchestra Baobab is a legend in its own lifetime, influencing generations of musicians and entertaining countless Afro-Cuban music lovers. Despite ups and downs in the group’s forty-five year history these dynamic and virtuosic musicians have continued to produce groundbreaking new music. Their latest album, Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng (World...
Visions of Sound – August 2017

Visions of Sound – August 2017

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