Tag Archives: Afro-Jazz

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol. 52 – Irmãos Makossa

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol. 52 – Irmãos Makossa

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> View Irmãos Makossa bio here “This mix is the reflection of the work that Irmãos Makossa have been doing for the last 10 years in Portugal, which is showing...
Album Review: Tony Allen – The Source [Blue Note Records]
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Album Review: Tony Allen – The Source [Blue Note Records]

Hot on the heels of his highly acclaimed EP, A Tribute To Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers, drumming legend Tony Allen returns with his wonderfully crafted jazz LP, The Source. Having never truly explored the genre before, Allen has married jazz with his first love, afrobeat, the results of...
News: BRZZVLL presents Waiho

News: BRZZVLL presents Waiho

We had the pleasure to include their new album’s title-track (“Wahio”) in the September instalment of our monthly compilation, and now we haven’t missed the opportunity to premiere another of their new tunes. The reason why we are so delighted to introduce you to BRZZVLL and their music is “simply” because...
Interview: Nomade Orquestra (October 2016)

Interview: Nomade Orquestra (October 2016)

There is no doubt that Brazil has not had the best period in recent years. Scandals, corruption, social unrest and a troubled transition to a new (unelected) President have weakened its health. However, there are some events to cheer people up: the Rio Summer Olympic Games, Zika virus no longer...