JOSEPHINE BAKER: The African-American Superstar who took over France

Josephine Baker (born Freda Josephine McDonald; naturalised French Joséphine Baker; 3 June 1906 – 12 April 1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer and actress. Her career was centered primarily in Europe, mostly in her adopted France. She was the first black woman to star in a major motion picture, the 1927 silent film Siren… Continue lendo JOSEPHINE BAKER: The African-American Superstar who took over France

Oldies playing in a coffee shop and it’s raining (calming rain sounds, no thunders) 11 HOURS ASMR v5

Oldies playing in a coffee shop and it's raining (calming rain sounds, no thunders) 11 HOURS ASMR v5 - Best if you listen with your 🎧 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR-Zen2s2Qw You are listening to a new and very nice effect of old fashioned music, oldies as we like calling them, (music from 20's, 30's, 40's) and it is… Continue lendo Oldies playing in a coffee shop and it’s raining (calming rain sounds, no thunders) 11 HOURS ASMR v5

RUBÉN BLADES – Vida

Rubén Blades (1948-) is a Panamanian musician, singer, composer, actor, activist, and politician, performing musically most often in the salsa, and Latin jazz genres. As a songwriter, Blades brought the lyrical sophistication of Central American nueva canción and Cuban nueva trova as well as experimental tempos and politically inspired Son Cubano salsa to his music,… Continue lendo RUBÉN BLADES – Vida

WYNTON MARSALIS – Music As Metaphor | Harvard Lecture

In this chapter, Wynton introduces his 'Me vs. You' and 'Us vs. Y'all' vs. 'All of Us' contention, and argues that music has the significant power to bring us together and evoke moods and memories. https://vimeo.com/271212219 Delve into Wynton Marsalis's six-part Harvard University lecture series, covering a range of topics including jazz, what it means… Continue lendo WYNTON MARSALIS – Music As Metaphor | Harvard Lecture

WYNTON MARSALIS – Jazz As Democratic Discourse | Harvard University

In April 2011, Wynton Marsalis launched “Hidden in Plain View: Meanings in American Music,” a three-year performance and lecture series at Harvard University. The six lecture series began with “Music as Metaphor,” an interpretation of the many unobserved symbols in American music and their illumination of the democratic process, and featured performances by Marsalis alongside… Continue lendo WYNTON MARSALIS – Jazz As Democratic Discourse | Harvard University

WYNTON MARSALIS – How the Rhythm Section Swings | Harvard University

In April 2011, Wynton Marsalis launched “Hidden in Plain View: Meanings in American Music,” a three-year performance and lecture series at Harvard University. The six lecture series began with “Music as Metaphor,” an interpretation of the many unobserved symbols in American music and their illumination of the democratic process, and featured performances by Marsalis alongside… Continue lendo WYNTON MARSALIS – How the Rhythm Section Swings | Harvard University

Les Fils du Vent (2012): Moreno, Tchavolo, Debarre, Ninine

They hold a "travel permit" instead of an identity card; they are free, poignant and brotherly. They are the "Brothers of the Wind" as filmed by Bruno Le Jean in a music documentary: Angelo Debarre, Ninine Garcia, Tchavolo Schmitt and Moreno. Django-style swing permanently caresses their guitars. It is not so much the concerts that… Continue lendo Les Fils du Vent (2012): Moreno, Tchavolo, Debarre, Ninine

Les Enfants de Django [fvll film]

Gypsy jazz inherited of Django Reinhardt, sometimes called Gypsy swing, is the only non-american form of jazz recognized by the people who created Jazz. A purely French Jazz, that has crossed many borders, a festive and happy music that now belongs to more than a people’s patrimony. Different generations of his most brilliant heirs shares… Continue lendo Les Enfants de Django [fvll film]

Tony Gatlif’s LATCHO DROM [fvll movie]

Latcho Drom is a 1993 French film directed and written by Tony Gatlif. The movie is about the Romani people's journey from north-west India to Spain, consisting primarily of music. The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3IqHvk3f28 The use of music in the film is… Continue lendo Tony Gatlif’s LATCHO DROM [fvll movie]