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Carmen SouzaInterconnectedness
Interconnectedness is the name of Carmen Souza's 10th album. Interconnectedness is about humanity and the way we are all Interconnected. The pandemic challenged and questioned values, morals, humanity, and everything is still so uncertain and vulnerable, this music exposes exactly that vulnerability. Interconnectedness was recorded and produced by Carmen Souza and Theo Pascal between Lisbon and London with different formations, morphing into another chapter of this duo musical partnership. "As with ...more

New releases January 2023

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World Music  Spanien  Flamenco17.98 EURODorantesIdentidad - Live in Concert (Solo Piano)Dorantes, the master of flamenco piano, recorded his new album IDENTIDAD in Seville on Thursday, October 6, in an exciting concert that represents an important milestone in his prolific career, as it is the first time he has recorded a live album with solo piano. Culture is what gives human meaning to our lives. The connection of identity and unity, the particular in the universal, is what will make ... more
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Pop  Allgemein19.98 EUROKetil Bjornstad & Lars Saabye Christensen & Anneli DreckerBetween Hotels and TimeIt is not always the case, especially when it comes to art, but sometimes one can sense the meaning of a friendship – everything one doesn’t need to say, but that has been there, unsaid, for years. «Between Hotels and Time» marks the friendship between three outstanding artists.Jazz pianist Ketil Bjørnstad, vocalist Anneli Drecker and writer Lars Saabye Christensen has used their friendship as a base ... more
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Pop  Country  Bluegrass17.98 EUROSam BushRadio John: Songs of John HartfordRadio John: Songs of John Hartford is Sam Bush’s heartfelt tribute to his hero and mentor, John Hartford. With dedication, admiration, and love, Bush takes on personal favorites from Hartford’s vast catalog, including songs he played with Hartford on stage and in the studio in the 1970s. Bush plays every instrument on nearly every cut, pouring himself into the performances. Radio John is a testament ... more
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Jazz  Allgemein17.98 EUROLuigi VivaViva De AndréThis album contains the music of the concert-tale “Viva / De André “ staged in some of the most important jazz festivals (Umbria Jazz Winter, Südtirol Jazz Festival, Ascona Jazz etc).On the occasion of the realization of my two books “Non Per un dio ma Nemmeno per Gioco - Vita di Fabrizio De André e Falegname di Parole - le canzoni e la musica di Fabrizio De André”, I highlighted Fabrizio De André's ... more
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Jazz  Gypsy Swing17.98 EUROSwing GitanSur la Corde
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World Music  Orient17.98 EUROToasavesZwerverToasaves is a Belgian music collective with a fascination for archaic Flemish folk songs and their relationship to early music and Eastern music. Toasaves is written phonetically and means “home ports” in the Antwerp dialect. The band was founded in early 2021 by oud player and artistic director Tristan Driessens. It brings together nine musicians from Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Spain, Turkey ... more
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Jazz  Allgemein15.98 EURODany Doriz & Michel Pastre & Didier Dorise & César PastreFathers & Sons - The Lionel Hampton/Illinois Jacquet CeremonyThis album, a tasty tribute to the two revered jazz giants named Lionel Hampton and Illinois Jacquet, brings together a pair of their spiritual sons, the great vibraphone player Dany Doriz (also the legendary owner of the Caveau de la Huchette club in Paris), and Michel Pastre, the international swing sax hero. But this musical ceremony is also a family business: the latter two, who’ve known each other ... more
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Pop  Frankreich  Chanson15.98 EUROYves MontandLive In Paris - 1962 + Bonus 1958Once a protégé of Edith Piaf, Yves Montand became an icon in films and an international star, one of the best artists that France produced in the 20th century. The booklet for this set was written by Martin Pénet, a great music specialist and historian of France’s Chanson genre. Yves Montand was a wonderful performer of French songs and many of those titles became immense, timeless standards thanks ... more
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Jazz  Allgemein22.98 EURODiverseWest Side Story 1961-2021There are two reasons why West Side Story has shown hardly any sign of ageing for the past sixty years: first, its score, its lyrics and its choreography are still modern; and second, the seriousness of its theme is today as topical as ever: the often-aggressive cultural confrontations between different communities, coupled with the vagaries of integration. Teca Calazans and Philipe Lesage
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Jazz  Electronic16.98 EUROMowgliGueule de BoaJust as Kipling’s hero discovers a life on the edge of human society and blossomsamong new companions, so the French trio Mowgli ventures where you might notexpect. Their new album reminds us that electro-jazz resides in a playground thatstill flourishes. Intoxicating and catchy riffs are mixed with experimental themes,asymmetrical yet danceable grooves. Through the abundant and luxuriant vegetationof ... more

News

  • 13/01/2023Carmen Souza in den Jazzweek US ChartsMit ihrem neuen Album „Interconnectedness“ zählt Carmen Souza in den Charts der amerikanischen Radiostationen zu den Top-Aufsteigern und steigt damit in die Top 100 ein. Die unter der JazzWeek versammelten Radiostationen veröffentlichen seit ihrer Gründung im Jahr 2001 wöchentliche Listen ihrer aktuellen Top-Platzierungen und geben so einen breitgefächerten Einblick in die aktuellen Veröffentlichungen aus dem Bereich des Jazz. ...moreLatest release
  • 04/01/2023World Music Charts Januar 2023Mit ihrem aktuellen Album „Interconnectedness“ ist die kapverdische Sängerin Carmen Souza direkt auf Platz 11 in die aktuelle Ausgabe der World Music Charts Europe eingestiegen. Die Transglobal World Music Charts präsentieren ihre erste Ausgabe des Jahres 2023 mit zwei Titeln vom Label Smithsonian Folkways. In die Bestenliste schafften es Jake Blount mit „The New Faith“ (Platz 16) sowie als Neueinstieg Pharis & Jason Romero mit ihrem Album „Tell ‘Em You Were Gold“. ...moreLatest release
  • 06/12/20226122 (To Andrew Fletcher Of Depeche Mode) in den deutschen AlbumchartsAm 26. Mai 2022 hat Andrew Fletcher, Gründungsmitglied der britischen Band Depeche Mode, im Alter von 60 Jahren seine letzte Reise angetreten und ist vor allem für Millionen Fans elektronischer Musik viel zu früh von uns gegangen. Einige internationale Künstler haben sich nun unter der Regie von Daniel Gierke (The Brute:) zu einem musikalischen Abschied und Danke für über 40 Jahre Musikgeschichte an Andrew „Fletch“ Fletcher zusammengefunden. Die vielschichtige Compilation auf 2 CDs schaffte den Einstig auf Platz 28 der deutschen Albumcharts. ...moreLatest release
  • 02/12/2022Carmen Souza mit neuem Video zu „Kuadru Pintadu“Die kapverdische Sängerin widmet sich mit ihrem neuen Album „Interconnectedness“ den persönlichen und globalen Veränderungen der letzten Jahre. Die Single „Kuadru Pintadu“ („Bemalte Leinwand“) präsentiert Carmen Souza jetzt als Musikvideo, in dem sie das menschliche Leben mit einer Leinwand vergleicht, die von uns selbst und anderen bemalt wird und uns letztendlich zu dem macht, was wir sind. Carmen Souza: Kuadru Pintadu ...more
  • 20/10/2022Willi Carlisle für die erste Runde der GRAMMY AWARDS nominiertDie Recording Academy hat das neue Album „Peculiar, Missouri“ in die erste Runde der GRAMMY Nominierungen aufgenommen. Nominiert wurde Willi Carlisle in der Kategorie Best Folk Album und mit „Vanlife“ für den Best American Roots Song. Der Sänger aus dem Mittleren Westen Amerikas besticht durch seine unersättliche stilistische Vielfalt von poetischen Texten über Honky-Tonk-Songs und American Folk Music bis zu den reichhaltigen Balladen und Melodien seiner Heimat. ...moreLatest release

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