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The Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club® Live
04/12/2017

The Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club® Live

The Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club® will be performing a serie of show in 2018 to celebrate music. Along with Omara Portuondo, Eliades Ochoa, Barbarito Torres and Guajiro Mirabal, the concert will show the latest documentary Buena Vista Social Club: Adios. The band announced the Latin American tour for 2018 on Facebook and shortly the will announce all tour dates and countries.

Lamomali Winter Tour
30/11/2017

Lamomali Winter Tour

African singer Fatoumata Diawara joins French singer Matthieu Chedid - M- on his Winter Tour. LAMOMALI will pass throught more than 12 cities across France. Check out all tour dates in this link.

Gripping solos and souped-up rhythms
29/11/2017

Gripping solos and souped-up rhythms

Read full article published Today at Finantial Times. com. Roberto Fonseca mastered Cuban ballroom music supporting the Buena Vista Social Club and the orchestra of the late vocalist Ibrahim Ferrer. In 2007, the pianist released his breakthrough album, adapting the hypnotic rhythms of mambo, cha-cha and salsa for the concert stage. The flamboyant gestures remained at this tight-knit trio gig, but here they were surrounded by intimate details and became explosive peaks in a continually unfolding journey.

The Best World Music of 2017
28/11/2017

The Best World Music of 2017

Husband and wife duo Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia leave their stripped-down strings behind in favor of brighter colors on La Confusion, an album with heavy 90s pop vibes that sound like they're coming straight from mom's tape deck. Get full list of the best World Music list at Popmatters.com

 

From Jazz to Cuba and from Cuba to jazz
27/11/2017

From Jazz to Cuba and from Cuba to jazz

The 37º edition of the Cartagena Jazz Fetsival gets to its end with the great performance of Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca. With a vibrant concert, Fonseca performance was reviewed by Spanish journalist Angel Sopena for La Opinión de Murcia

LAMOMALI AIRLINES OUT NOW!
24/11/2017

LAMOMALI AIRLINES OUT NOW!

Out now the new live album from the French singer -M- LAMOMALI AIRLINES, Mali singer Fatoumata Diawara performs in ten track of the double CD that includes one of her originals Fasso.


Avishai Cohen releases: Song of Hope
15/11/2017

Avishai Cohen releases: Song of Hope

Ahead of the release of his upcoming album ‘1970‘ (6th October 2017 – Sony Masterworks), Avishai shares his third single ‘Song of Hope’. This ‘magnificent ballad‘ (FIP Radio, FR), expressing unity, compassion and togetherness is another teaser in anticipation of the new sounds of ‘1970‘. Avishai Cohen will perform at the Voll-Damm Festival Internacional de Jazz de Barcelona next Saturday Nov 25th.

Louvre Abu Dhabi to celebrate opening with Fatoumata Diawara
11/11/2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi to celebrate opening with Fatoumata Diawara

An eclectic group of French world music artists are coming to Abu Dhabi to celebrate the opening of the Louvre.

Ibrahim Maalouf, Fatoumata Diawara, -M- and Totó la Momposina will perform in the precincts of the museum, which will open to the public on Saturday, November 11. Each of the artists is to headline a night in a live concert series that will run from November 11 to 14, which will also feature performances by local and international dancers and art workshops dedicated to families.

Goodbye dear Papi
31/10/2017

Goodbye dear Papi

Papi Oviedo was the nickname of Gilberto Oviedo one of the best Cuban tres player. We are sad to announce that Papi has passed last night in Cuba. We will miss you dear Papi!

French TV show Taratata celebrates 25th anniversary
27/10/2017

French TV show Taratata celebrates 25th anniversary

Frenc TV show, TARATATA celebrates the 25th anniversary with a great musical party. Best line up for an amazing event that gathered the very best of the French music such as Matthieu Chedid -M-, Ibrahim Maalouf, Fatoumata Diawara. The show was broadcasted on Saturday on France 2.

Jubilé @La Cigale
25/08/2017

Jubilé @La Cigale

Amadou & Mariam will present their new album "La Confusion" in a great party and La Cigale in Paris (Sept 8th). An unique night along with French band Bon Voyage Organisation. More details on Facebook.

Fonseca announces tour in Japan
22/08/2017

Fonseca announces tour in Japan

Pianist, composer and producer Roberto Fonseca will tour across Japan in September. He will present song of his latest album, visiting Kanazawa,  Tokyo and Nagoya. Click here to learn more.

Eliades Ochoa at Royal Albert Hall
16/08/2017

Eliades Ochoa at Royal Albert Hall

One of the most important Cuban musicians of all time, the former Buena Vista Social Club™ frontman makes his solo debut at The Royal Albert Hall leading his own band.Known as “Mr Chan Chan” in his hometown of Santiago de Cuba, in recent years he combined performing with his own Grupo Patria with his role as a principal performer in the worldwide sold-out Adiós Tour with Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club®. His unique guitar and vocal style has made him a champion of the Cuban string and percussion driven son sound of Cuban country music. Tonight he plays a special set adding hot brass into the swinging guitar and conga mix. Ochoa has received several Latin Grammy nominations and awards, and played for Barack Obama at a White House performance towards the end of his presidency. Learn more.

Fatoumata Diawara & Hindi Zahra
11/08/2017

Fatoumata Diawara & Hindi Zahra

It is the story of two great friends, women, artists, and Africans, whose life rhymes with nomadism, openness, and freedom: Hindi Zahra and Fatoumata Diawara. After twelve years of bridging cultures and spreading modern Africa throughout the world, their paths will cross once again to perform songs for our greatest pleasure, and theirs. Final tour dates the following days in Sweden, Finland and France. Learn more here.

Happy Birthday!
09/08/2017

Happy Birthday!

From all Montuno team we wihs you a very happy birthday Mr Jack DeJohnette! Jack is currently touring his latest album Hudson, along with great jazz masters bassist Larry Grenadier, keyboardist John Medeski, and guitarist John Scofield.

Cuban singer Daymé Arocena will be in Barcelona
08/08/2017

Cuban singer Daymé Arocena will be in Barcelona

Daymé Arocena draws inspiration from the intertwining musical legacies of her native Cuba. A singer, composer and choir director, she’s a bright-shining performer carrying the flame for a new generation of Cuban musicians.She will performing in Barcelona next November 4th at the 49 Voll-Damm Festival Internacional de Jazz de Barcelona. Learn more here.

Autumn Tour with -M-
03/08/2017

Autumn Tour with -M-

African singer Fatoumata Diawara announced new tour dates with French artist -M-. After a great european summer tour, the band has just announced an autumn tour of more tahn 10 shows in France.

Exclusive show at Jazz in Marciac
28/07/2017

Exclusive show at Jazz in Marciac

Pianist, composer and producer Roberto Fonseca will be at Jazz in Marciac. For such a special performance, Fonseca will be accompaigned by Cuba painter Alberto Lescay, trumpet player Erik Truffaz and DJ Gilles Peterson. An unique performance that will mix art, creation, improvisation and a lot of music. 

La Confusion Album Release
14/07/2017

La Confusion Album Release

‘La Confusion’, the highly anticipated ninth full-length album from Malian musical duo and Grammy-award nominees Amadou & Mariam, is due on 22 September on Because Music. In celebration of the release the band has shared the lyric video for the track “Filaou Bessame”.

Miles-Davis Award: Jack DeJohnette
06/07/2017

Miles-Davis Award: Jack DeJohnette

The Miles Davis Award was created for the Festival’s 15th anniversary in 1994 to honour a great international jazz musician for the entire body of his or her work and influence in regeneratingthe jazz idiom. Considered one of the preeminent jazz musicians of his generation, pianist and legendary drummer Jack DeJohnette has provided rhythms and grooves for the greatest legends in music: John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis and Keith Jarrett, and many more. First noted as part of the Charles Lloyd Quartet, he then accompanied Miles Davis before being part of the famed Keith Jarrett Trio with bassist Gary Peacock in the ’80s. In celebration of his 75th birthday, he welcomes Larry Grenadier, John Scofield and John Medeski into the supergroup HUDSON, presenting a comprehensive career-overview concert at the Festival.

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