Category Archives: Jazz

Ethio-funking the night away – Krar Collective and Akale Wube

Five white guys from Paris playing Ethiopian sounds? If it sounds unlikely, you better check Akalé Wubé. The project was launched in October 2008 as the brainchild of producer Francis Falceto, who created the amazing “Ethiopiques” series of albums. The … Continue reading

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My night with Hugh Masekela and Zahara – Windhoek Jazz Festival

26 October 2013, WINDHOEK, Hage Geingob rugby stadium. Amazing night of brilliant music. If you have ever heard South Africa’s Zahara, I don’t need to tell you that there is a global star in the making. Her sound seems to … Continue reading

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Baku live music – findings so far

Apart from that night of magic, what else have I enjoyed in Baku? As usual the search for live music has produced the best evenings. On Saturday i made it tired to Baku Jazz Centre and decided the cool and … Continue reading

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Music night in Mauritius

I was exhilarated by an amazing sunset run. Port Louis is like a bowl surrounded by steep mountains. As I headed uptown to the hippodrome (oldest race course in the world? or at least the southern hemisphere?) I realized it … Continue reading

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So Que at the Hartley, SE1

Some excellent Latin jazz from trio So Que live last night (15 Oct) at the Hartley pub (Tower Bridge Road, SE1). The band consists of Andres Garcia, a guitarist who can wrench pain, sorrow, anger and pure fast frenzy from … Continue reading

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