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Mary Alouette’s hot jazz electronica

Posted September 19th, 2013 at 8:54 pm (UTC+0)
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Gypsy jazz singer and guitarist talks about her music and influences

Pianist Scott Cossu’s World of Music

Posted June 27th, 2013 at 9:36 pm (UTC+0)
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Cossu is getting ready to release a new album this fall called, Lullaby

Eliane Elias Paying Tribute to Chet Baker

Posted May 18th, 2013 at 10:42 am (UTC+0)
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Jazz legend Chet Baker has left an indelible mark on traditional Brazilian music

Mumbai Blues

Posted January 31st, 2013 at 8:32 pm (UTC+0)
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By Katherine Cole I’m just back from two and a half weeks touring around India—wish I could have spent twice that long in that wonderful country. I didn’t get to any clubs or concert halls on this trip, but that doesn’t mean I didn’t hear any good music. Breakfast at our hotel in Udaipur featured […]

Pianist Paul Hofmann and Jazz-Classical Intersection

Posted January 29th, 2013 at 8:05 pm (UTC+0)
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Jazz and classical music are highly connected, says acclaimed pianist and composer Paul Hofmann

OKeh Records Revived

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 10:34 pm (UTC+0)
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The historic  OKeh record label — which famously recorded Louis Armstrong in his prime, among other jazz and blues greats — is being revived by Sony Masterworks. It won’t be a retro enterprise, but rather an effort to celebrate jazz (and jazz-related idioms) as world music. What artists should the label be seeking out? What […]

Ravi Shankar, Music Ambassador to the World

Posted December 12th, 2012 at 9:41 pm (UTC+0)
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By Katherine Cole Ravi Shankar, the sitar player who became a worldwide musical icon through his work with the Beatles and introduced traditional Indian music to millions in the Western world over an eight decade career and was labeled the “Godfather of world music” by no less than George Harrison died December 12th at the […]

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