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Six Stops Around the Whirled

Read "Six Stops Around the Whirled" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Fort Knox Five
10 Years of The Fort Knox Five
Fort Knox Recordings
2013

“All good things come in five, baby...You can't get around no prime number, you dig?"

Some music just makes you feel good. You can't explain it but some music makes you feel like life's a ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Vieux Farka Touré Releases New Album "Mon Pays" (Six Degrees)

Vieux Farka Touré Releases New Album "Mon Pays" (Six Degrees)

His homeland in crisis, Touré responds with music. "I wanted to pay homage to our musical heritage," says a reflective Vieux Farka Touré. Being that his native Mali has been splintered by territorial fighting between Tuareg and Islamic rebels since January 2012, his new album, Mon Pays (Six Degrees Records), is devoted to reminding the world about ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

The Idan Raichel Project Live in NYC January 12 & 13

The Idan Raichel Project Live in NYC January 12 & 13

Since bursting onto the international music scene in 2003, The Idan Raichel Project has shattered expectations of Israeli pop with their unique blend of African, Latin American, Caribbean, and Middle Eastern sounds, coupled with a spectacular live show. The project continues to push musical boundaries garnering strong critical praise and winning over audiences worldwide. On January ...

NEWS: RECORDING

The Toure-Raichel Collective Debut Forthcoming March 27

The Toure-Raichel Collective Debut Forthcoming March 27

Touré-Raichel Collective, a collaboration between global superstars Vieux Farka Touré of Mali and Idan Raichel from Israel, was forged from a chance encounter at a German airport. Their growing friendship led to a performance at the Tel Aviv Opera House in November 2010. After that remarkable concert, Vieux and Idan, joined by Israeli bassist Yossi Fine ...

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Toure-Raichel Collective to Release Album March 27& Tour In April

Toure-Raichel Collective to Release Album March 27& Tour In April

The Touré-Raichel Collective, a collaboration between global superstars Vieux Farka Touré of Mali and Idan Raichel from Israel, was forged from a chance encounter at a German airport. Their growing friendship led to a performance at the Tel Aviv Opera House in November 2010. After that remarkable concert, Vieux and Idan, joined by Israeli bassist Yossi ...

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54th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival September 16 - 18

The 54th Monterey Jazz Festival, three-time winner of the JazzTimes Readers poll for “World's Best Jazz Festival" takes place September 16 to September 18 at the Monterey Fairgrounds, home to the Festival for 54 consecutive years. Described as “a cultural colossus" by the San Jose Mercury News and “a mecca for true jazz fans" by the ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Idan Raichel Project Israeli Keyboardist at the Orpheum Theatre

The Israeli keyboardist-composer blends rhythms and sounds from around the globe into a zesty world music stir fry.

An Ethiopian Jew by birth, Israeli keyboardist-composer Idan Raichel is a man with a mission: bringing to the Tel Aviv scene a younger generation's music that blends a bold variety of Middle Eastern, African, Indian, Latin American and ...