Tag Archives: Cuba

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...
Album Review: El Septeto Santiaguero – Raiz [Egrem, March 2017]
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Album Review: El Septeto Santiaguero – Raiz [Egrem, March 2017]

Contemporary Cuban music is currently enjoying a high profile with exciting, forward-looking releases from Dayme Arocena and Gilles Peterson’s Havana Cultura project – twisting and morphing Cuban rhythms and songwriting into new shapes and sounds. With this in mind, El Septeto Santiaguero’s seventh album – Raiz represents the flipside –...