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Yoko Miwa Trio: Keep Talkin'

Read "Keep Talkin'" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Pianist Yoko Miwa was born in Japan, but she has set up shop in Boston, where she teaches at Berklee College of Music. She has also—beginning in 2003 with Fadeless Flower (Polystar Records)—previously released seven CDs. The superb Keep Talkin' brings that number of recorded offerings from Miwa to eight.

The music of Keep ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Juanito Pascual And The New Flamenco Trio Fall Tour

Juanito Pascual And The New Flamenco Trio Fall Tour

Lovers of great guitar can look forward to the return of Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio to venues in various cities on the East Coast and the Midwest. His sound is a truly masterful and organic blend of traditional and contemporary flamenco plus influences ranging from Jimi Hendrix and the Grateful Dead to Miles Davis and ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio Announces 2016 Spring Tour

Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio Announces 2016 Spring Tour

"A rising star of the Spanish guitar form."—Boston Globe Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio will launch a tour of 17 U.S. cities that includes the East and West Coasts and points in between such as Austin, Minneapolis, Madison, and Chicago. The group creates a unique world music experience, fusing traditional Spanish flamenco with elements of jazz, pop, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Juanito Pascual: New Flamenco Trio

Read "New Flamenco Trio" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

While the trio may be the most overused grouping in jazz, it's not nearly as common in flamenco music. But that's not a problem for guitarist Juanito Pascual, a man skilled at tweaking established formulas.

This Minnesota-born flamenco phenom is well-versed in the traditions, techniques and history of flamenco music, but he isn't ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Tammy Scheffer: Wake Up, Fall Asleep

Read "Tammy Scheffer: Wake Up, Fall Asleep" reviewed by David Rickert

Tammy Scheffer
Wake Up, Fall Asleep
Inner Circle Music
2011

Tammy Scheffer is a singer of few words. Other that the standard “When You Wish Upon A Star," none of Wake Up, Fall Asleep, Scheffer's 2010 debut recording, has any lyrics. Other than “Star," Scheffer composed all of the songs herself, ...