EYVIND KANG – Plainlight

From the album Sonic Gnostic (2021). Eyvindur Kang (born 23 June 1971 in the United States) is an American composer and multi-instrumentalist. His primary instrument is viola, but has also performed on violin, tuba, keyboards and others. In addition to his solo work, Kang has worked extensively with Bill Frisell and John Zorn. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F70m49DzFUo Eyvind… Continue lendo EYVIND KANG – Plainlight

ENSEMBLE HIJIRI-KAÏ – Japanese Music of the Edo Period

Teruhisa Fukuda (shakuhachi), Shihô Kineya (shamisen, vocals), Aiko Noda (koto), Junko Harada (koto). Album: Urban Music of the Edo Period (1603-1868). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3n8LlokDzo Godanno-ShirabeRembo-nagashiEchigo-jishiMidareYukiYûgureKoto sangen nijûsôkyoku The shamisen (三味線), also known as the sangen (三絃) or samisen (all meaning "three strings"), is a three-stringed traditional Japanese musical instrument derived from the Chinese instrument sanxian. It is… Continue lendo ENSEMBLE HIJIRI-KAÏ – Japanese Music of the Edo Period

RUMI مولانا – Through Love | Buddha’s Lounge

Through Love all that is bitter will sweet.Through Love all that is copper will be gold.Through Love all dregs will turn to purest wine.Through Love all pain will turn to medicine.Through Love the dead will all become alive.Through Love the king will turn into a slave!Rumi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWwY6K5Vjyo Listen to RUMI's full playlist on Spotify @… Continue lendo RUMI مولانا – Through Love | Buddha’s Lounge

MAMADOU DIABATÉ – Tunga (fvll albvm)

Mamadou Diabaté (born 1975) is a Malian musician known for his work with the kora. He began playing quite early in his life, became known as a musician in the area of Mali in which he lived, and has since moved to the United States, recording several albums. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glHXDhFnQy8 Tunga (Alula Records, 2000) 1 -… Continue lendo MAMADOU DIABATÉ – Tunga (fvll albvm)

José Lucchesi: a mysterious tango musician (made in Brazil)

José María Lucchesi was born José Marcos Lucchesi in Sorocaba, Brazil, in 1897. Lucchesi played mainly the accordion, but also piano, harmonica and guitar. Lucchesi went to France in the 1920s and became a French citizen in 1942. He died in Paris on February 10th, 1989. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I049Yqu519M Very little information on Lucchesi is available on… Continue lendo José Lucchesi: a mysterious tango musician (made in Brazil)

ABRAXAS – Live @ Schlachthof, Wels, Austria (2015)

Abraxas plays Masada Book 2 (live). Inspired by the magical writings of Giordano Bruno, Alejandro Jodorowski and others, John Zorn wrote a daring collection of compositions for the formation ABRAXAS around Ezra Blumenkranz, bringing the musicians to their limits. With a program that ranges from some of the most intense ritualistic sounds up to the… Continue lendo ABRAXAS – Live @ Schlachthof, Wels, Austria (2015)

FARMERS MARKET & MICHAEL BRECKER – Live at Nortsee Jazzfestival (2004)

Farmers Market is a Norwegian band founded in Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag, in 1991. They have released four studio albums. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uJbzh7QS8g The band started out as a free jazz quintet sprung out from the conservatory in Trondheim, but now incorporates a wide variety of genres, such as jazz, rock, pop music, bluegrass, classical and – most significantly… Continue lendo FARMERS MARKET & MICHAEL BRECKER – Live at Nortsee Jazzfestival (2004)

THE KORA: 21 string Gambian traditional instrument

The Kora (Manding languages: ߞߐߙߊ köra) is a stringed instrument used extensively in West Africa. A Kora typically has 22 strings, which are played by plucking with the fingers. It combines features of the lute and harp. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTWpoZITraE The Kora is built from a large calabash, cut in half and covered with cow skin to… Continue lendo THE KORA: 21 string Gambian traditional instrument

HIGH CASTLE TELEORKESTRA – Mutual Hazard

Insolite ("odd", "weird", in French) designates, according to the etymology, everything that is unusual and escapes the realm of the ordinary. […] The word itself tells me more and less at the same time: it suggests something rare, in fact, but of a special and incisive rareness that is not limited to a simple average… Continue lendo HIGH CASTLE TELEORKESTRA – Mutual Hazard

Saxofone, por que choras? – RATINHO | Brasil Toca Choro

"Saxofone, porque choras?", de Ratinho (1896-1972), interpretada Henrique Araújo, Lau Trajano, Olivio Filho, Zé Pitoco, Alisson Silva, Dido Trajano e Guegué Medeiros. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwuAtgst76A A série teve direção e produção musical de Marquinho Mendonça e Swami Jr e mixagens de Alberto Ranellucci.