Tag Archives: jazz

Review: Jazz Re:Found (Turin, Italy – 7th to 11h December 2016)

Review: Jazz Re:Found (Turin, Italy – 7th to 11h December 2016)

Today, black music is warmth, experimentation, crossbreeding, avant-garde, tradition, and rhythm. Turin’s Jazz Re:Found festival explores these definitions, with a curious and forward thinking vision on music, honouring great names of the past while looking at the most current scenes with a sharp eye and sensitive ear. Spread across seven...
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...
Album Review: Miramundo – s/t [10th December 2016]
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Album Review: Miramundo – s/t [10th December 2016]

Let’s clear all sort of doubts from the beginning; Miramundo and their self-titled debut album could only come from the cultural fabric of a city like Barcelona. They are the perfect embodiment of the lively and colourful, but also absorbed in its local dimension music scene of the Catalonian capital....
Preview: Vula Viel @ Rich Mix (London, 2nd December 2016)

Preview: Vula Viel @ Rich Mix (London, 2nd December 2016)

You don’t need to be a Dagaare tradition expert to enjoy the characteristic sound of the gyil. Actually, all you have to do is to head for Rich Mix on the 2nd of December and have plenty of the Central African wooden xylophone vibe. You simply can’t get enough of...
Preview: Soundcrash at RAH with Submotion Orchestra, The Pharcyde, Hidden Orchestra, Andreya Triana & Henry Wu @ The Royal Albert Hall (22nd November 2016)

Preview: Soundcrash at RAH with Submotion Orchestra, The Pharcyde, Hidden Orchestra, Andreya Triana & Henry Wu @ The Royal Albert Hall (22nd November 2016)

On the 22nd of November, the Royal Albert Hall will go funkier, jazzier, more electronic, experimental and eclectic than ever with a one-evening (mini) Festival organised by Soundcrash. Throughout the evening, renowned acts and newcomers on the UK scene will alternate themselves in the stunning backdrop of the Kensington historical...