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Café Orchestra

Merging the musical traditions of Ireland with hard-edged rock and roll, Dublin-based Café Orchestra offers emerged among the Emerald Isle’s leading folk-rock rings. Furthermore to documenting four unforgettable albums, Tres Café, After Hours, Topaz, and Feelgood, the group offered the soundtrack of such movies as the Neil Jordan-directed Michael Collins …

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Asza

ASZA can be an acoustic outfit steeped in traditional globe music that formed in the 1990s. The music group includes and combines different globe instruments and designs into initial compositions aswell as existing traditional tunes. The group includes newest member, bassist Laurence Mollerup, Chinese language pipa virtuoso Qiu Xia He, …

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C’Kans

A dance-inspiring mixture of zouk, compas, cadence, salsa and soukous has made C’Kans perhaps one of the most thrilling young rings in the French Western world Indies. Initially offering vocalists Beatrie Poulot, Marc Chery and Thierry Martheley, C’Kans released only 1 self-produced record before Chery and Martheley departed searching for …

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Playing for Change

A continuing multimedia project, Performing for Change was made in 2004 by manufacturer/engineers Tag Johnson and Enzo Buono. Expecting to breakdown musical and cultural obstacles and promote a tranquil world-view, the duo journeyed around the world recording street music artists playing the same tracks with the thought of making a …

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BLK JKS

Founded in 2000 in Johannesburg, South Africa, the indie rock and roll work BLK JKS is definitely made up of guitarists Lindani Buthelezi and Mpumi Mcata, who was raised collectively in Johannesburg’s East Rand, and Soweto natives Molefi Makananise (bass) and Tshepang Ramoba (drums). BLK JKS produced their international documenting …

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Positively Testcard

Trumpet participant Dave Woodhead was among England’s top program musicians, and an associate of Billy Bragg’s music group, when he discovered the kwela (pennywhistle) custom of South Africa. Recruiting guitarist Adam Keelan, bassist Chris Morgan, and drummer Mario Guanieri, Woodhead created kwela band, Favorably Testcard. Blending initial items by Woodhead …

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Portico Quartet

The Portico Quartet is a contemporary modern jazz and ethnic fusion ensemble from South London, Britain. Shaped in 2005, the music group was initially motivated to try out via founding member Duncan Bellamy’s buy of an spectacular yet contemporary device, the suspend, at a music celebration. The suspend, created in …

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MC Yogi

The stage name of Nicholas Giacomini, MC Yogi specializes within a mystical fusion of styles that skillfully combines his love of yoga and hip-hop. A indigenous of North California, Giacomini spent his formative years at an organization house for at-risk young boys, and it had been there that he started …

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Ansumana Bangura

The original drumming of Sierre Leone was taken to Germany by ex-Miriam Makeba sideman Ansumana Bangura. Presently a instructor in Cologne, Germany, Bangura is constantly on the explore a deeply personal musical strategy, Fankadama, that mixes in from African folk music to Traditional western jazz, pop, and rock and roll. …

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Freshlyground

A South African Afro-fusion strap, Freshlyground came collectively in Cape City in 2002. Led by vocalist Zolani Mahola, and offering Simon Attwell on flute, mbira and harmonica, Peter Cohen on drums, Kyla Rose Smith on violin, Julio “Gugs” Sigauque on classical guitar, Josh Hawks on bass electric guitar and Seredeal …

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