Cubarte, Center of Informatics in Culture, granted the the 2013 Palma Digital Prizes during the closing ceremony of the 4th Conference of Cuban Culture in Digital Media. The site of Cuban musician Roberto Fonseca won the award in the category of Personal Sites and Cultural Profile Blog. The jury considered the site “impresses for its graphic design based in the strength of its images and that complements the right presentation of contents with quality and easy accessibility. It has an appropriate use of the multimedia resources and has the corresponding links with the social networks to promote the activity developed in those spaces”. Learn more here.
Comprising three generations of very busy jazz giants, this starry quartet harnesses the power of virtuoso drummer Jack DeJohnette, Blue Note recording artist Joe Lovano, GRAMMY® winner Esperanza Spalding and her cherished collaborator, Argentinean pianist Leo Genovese. The Spring Quartet embodies all the fresh inventiveness evoked by its seasonal moniker. The have a wide tour with more than 20 confirmed dates in the USA, Canada and Europe. Click here to learn more about this project.
Celebrating her live presentation in Barcelona, at Sala Barts, Marinah had the opportunity to talk a little bit more about her new album release El Baile de las Horas. A bright and positive album that is the first step of her solo carreer. Learn more about this interview at Diari Ara by clicking here.
In an expansive career marked as much by extraordinary musical achievement as passionate advocacy for her homeland of Africa, Angelique Kidjo has found many ways to celebrate the rich, enlightening truth about the continent’s women beyond the media spotlight.This album is dedicated to the women of Africa, to their resilience and their beauty. Featuring performances by: ASA, Rostam Batmaglij from Vampire Weekend, Bernie Worrell, Kronos Quartet, Christian McBride, Lionel Loueke, Steve Jordan, Antibalas Horns, Dr. John, and more. Learn more here.
WOMAD is the World of Music, Arts & Dance, founded by the musician Peter Gabriel in 1982, and WOMADelaide, the Australian WOMAD festival, kicked off in 1992. The line up for the 2014 festival has been announced with Roberto Fonseca, Arrested Development (USA), Femi Kuti (Nigeria), Neko Case (USA) and Billy Bragg (UK) leading the line up thus far. Click here to learn more.
After 16 years thrilling audiences around the world, the Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club® is set to bid ‘Adios’ with a farewell world tour. Buena Vista Social Club® … The Adios Tour will launch in the summer of 2014 and run through to the autumn of 2015. After taking in different territories across the word the tour will end where the journey started with a homecoming gala performance in Havana. Read full press release here.
Bassist, vocalist and composer Esperanza Spalding has released a new music video titled, “We Are America” in which she calls for the closing of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba, where prisoners suspected of ties to terrorism in the Middle East are held, including 84 who have been cleared for transfer. The video includes cameo appearances from Stevie Wonder, Janelle Monáe, Harry Belafonte and Savion Glover. The video is available here.
Jack DeJohnette amazes the Spanish audience in his last show in Spain. With two Spanish stops during his European tour, DeJohnette and his group delivered a great performance last night in Zaragoza with oustanding ovations. Read here the full show review Gonzalo de la Figuera published at Heraldo de Aragón.
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