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Musical Road to Womex  – Lucia de Carvalho

Musical Road to Womex  – Lucia de Carvalho

Our Musical Road to Womex brings us to Angola, via Portugal, France and Brazil. These are all the places that shaped Lucia de Carvalho‘s sound. The music of the singer/songwriter and dancer born in Luanda and grown up between Lisbon and a small Alsatian town, fully and rhythmically reflects her life following...
Musical Road to Womex – Aragaki Mutsumi

Musical Road to Womex – Aragaki Mutsumi

We have reached the third episode of our Musical Road to Womex and from Cuba and its grooviest funkero Cimafunk, we travel all the way to Japan for something completely different. On the island of Okinawa, we meet with a mesmerizing sanshin player, singer and composer, Aragaki Mutsumi. Little more than a...
Musical Road to WOMEX: Q&A with Alex Walter (August 2021)

Musical Road to WOMEX: Q&A with Alex Walter (August 2021)

Welcome to a new Rhythm Passport section that will keep you company till the 27th of October when WOMEX will raise the curtains on its 2021 edition. As it’s not too hard to imagine, the section is dedicated to the Expo itself. In the next 11 weeks, we will indeed...