Home » Search Center » Results: Leyla McCalla

Results for "Leyla McCalla"

Advanced search options

Results for pages tagged "Leyla McCalla"...

Musician

Leyla McCalla

4

Article: Live Review

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival 2019

Read "Burlington Discover Jazz Festival 2019" reviewed by Doug Collette


Burlington Discover Jazz Festival Burlington, Vermont May 31-June 9, 2019 Prominent among the many of virtues the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival offers its hometown each year is a reminder of the energetic activity that permeates the Queen City of Vermont (and not just at this most wonderful time of the year). Witness ...

Album

Cinque

Label: ArtistShare
Released: 2018
Track listing: Part A: El Rey del Congo – The King of the Congo; Narration 1; Cinque + Narration 2 (Part 1); The Capture (Part II); Canto Ganga de Despedida; Narration 3; Troubled Waters (Part III); Rezo Congo; Maluagda (part I); La Burla De Los Congos (Part II); Tambor Yuka – Saludo Ganga; Madre Agua (Part III); Indigo + Narration 4 (Part I); New Sky (Part II); Narration 5; The First Colony (Part II); 17 Kongo. Part B: The Night At Bwa Kay Man; Palo De Muerto – Llore; Kafou Ceremony; Narration 6; The Night Of Fire; Medley of Congo Songs; Mesy Bondye; Paseo (Part 1); Conga Y Comparsa (Part 1); Live Conga; Canto Ganga a Yegbe de Despedida; Congo Story; Canto Congo A Capella – Maluagda; Palo de Muerto.

4

Article: Catching Up With

Elio Villafranca: Five Islands & A Revolt

Read "Elio Villafranca: Five Islands & A Revolt" reviewed by John Ephland


The setting was Systems Two, a well-known, state-of-the-art recording studio in Brooklyn. The sessions, occurring over five days in May (7-11) 2017, were set up to record Cuban pianist/composer Elio Villafranca's sixth album, the elaborate and thoroughly rehearsed double-CD Cinque (artistShare), the music previously performed in shows at Lincoln Center in 2015. Present at ...

22

Article: Profile

SFJAZZ: Decades After, Five Years In

Read "SFJAZZ: Decades After, Five Years In" reviewed by Arthur R George


Five years after the jny: San Francisco, California organization SFJAZZ created its own building, the SFJAZZ Center, it has proved a raving, even rampaging, success, unrelenting in programming, sales, education, and music production. Its number of concerts has doubled from 248 to more than 500. Its membership has increased by almost 200% to more than 14,000. ...

5

Article: Live Review

WOMAD 2017

Read "WOMAD 2017" reviewed by Martin Longley


WOMAD Charlton Park Malmesbury, England July 27-30, 2017 The WOMAD global music festival has mostly been immune to bad weather during its 35 year history. World Of Music, Arts & Dance traditionally occupies the last weekend of July, which mostly guarantees a good scorching. There was the notorious ...

8

Article: New York Beat

Jazz at Lincoln Center: The Search for Original African Music

Read "Jazz at Lincoln Center: The Search for Original African Music" reviewed by Nick Catalano


Although jazz emerged as an art form around the turn of the Twentieth century in the southern United States, its roots extend backward over several centuries. The music largely developed from a synthesis of many African and European forms that was achieved through the institution of slavery. Blacks were captured or purchased from specific “factory" areas ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by MIG Music
Jazz Polls
Vote for your Favorite Hammond B-3 Organists, Favorite Living Guitarists, Favorite Living Pianists, Favorite Living Bassists and Favorite Living Drummers.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.