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Radio & Podcasts

Omar Sosa & Tim Eriksen, Ningue Ningue, Maria Balteira and more

Read "Omar Sosa & Tim Eriksen, Ningue Ningue, Maria Balteira and more" reviewed by Cliff Furnald


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In Pictures

Scenes from the 2023 DC Jazz Festival

Read "Scenes from the 2023 DC Jazz Festival" reviewed by Matt Hooke


An embassy may seem like an unusual place to kick off the 2023 DC Jazz Festival, but it made for a good indication of the international and collaborative atmosphere fostered by the annual event. The DC Jazz Festival opening night at the House of Sweden, the embassy for Sweden and Iceland, began with a speech by Icelandic ambassador Berdis Ellertsdóttir on the popularity of America's music in the Nordic country. The festival collaborated with other embassies across the ...

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Live Review

Lana Meets Jazz - XI Edizione

Read "Lana Meets Jazz - XI Edizione" reviewed by Paolo Peviani


Lana Meets Jazz--XI Edizione Lana Meets Jazz Lana (BZ) 13--18.6.2023 Un bell'esempio di piccolo festival. È questa, in sintesi, l'essenza del Lana Meets Jazz. Nel corso degli anni, siamo ormai all'undicesima edizione, gli organizzatori Helga Plankensteiner e Michael Lösch hanno infatti saputo dare a questa manifestazione una connotazione chiara e precisa, fatta di elementi ben amalgamati e coerenti. Un programma musicale fruibile ma molto attento alla qualità. Sedi dei concerti sempre suggestive ed in linea ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Omar Sosa, Southern Energy Ens., Dominique Fils-Aimé, Keith Brown - Mixtape

Read "Omar Sosa, Southern Energy Ens., Dominique Fils-Aimé, Keith Brown - Mixtape" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


Two hours are so quick to fill and one has to often leave out several tracks that would deserve attention but, for a reason or another (length, similarities to other selections, need for variety and flow etc.), don't find the right spot in the playlist... To partially remedy this situation we have a “companion mixtape" series when it's necessary to share great music in addition to that which is included in our regular show.Happy listening!Playlist Southern ...

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Album Review

Omar Sosa: An East African Journey

Read "An East African Journey" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Back in 2009, Omar Sosa took part in an eight-stop trio tour of East Africa. Serving multiple purposes, it gave the pianist a chance to work with Senegalese singer Mola Sylla and Mozambican bassist Childo Tomas while connecting with the people, operated as the subject for a French-funded documentary and provided an opportunity for cross-cultural collaborations to blossom in the field. Every time Sosa touched down in a new spot his hosts with Alliance Française helped him connect with local ...


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