World Village & Jazz Village turned 3 today!
Cumbia All Stars - Quiero Que Amanezca (video oficial) (by Festival Selvamonos)
Coming to World Village in July is the new album Tigres en Fuga by the Cumbia All Stars!! Check out the video for “Quiero Que Amanezca”.
The veteran singers and players are living legends of the music, originators from the dawn of Cumbia who nursed the flame for over four decades and have now come together, with this new album, to rapturously re-stoke the fires of the phenomenon that is Cumbia Peruana!
From WOMEX: The Cumbia All Stars is comprised of former members of some of the legendary bands of the chicha phenomenon, such as Los Mirlos, Los Diablos Rojos and Los Destellos, getting together again after 40 years to play together the music they participated in creating. Sparkling dual guitar work adorns loping cumbia grooves, making a coolly, dance-inducing sound that shows the newcomers of the recent Peruvian Cumbia revival exactly how it’s done.
Don’t miss Huun Huur Tu tomorrow at The Music Center in downtown Los Angeles!
Sunday, they play The Alberta Rose Theatre in Portland: http://ow.ly/vW9hr
Ancestors Call on iTunes: http://ow.ly/vmnU4
The famous throat singers also join us in L.A. on Saturday at The Music Center and on Sunday at The Alberta Rose Theatre in Portland! http://ow.ly/vM678
World Village releases praised in Songlines Magazine!
Violons Barbares - Saulem Ai:
"Ornate melodies alongside rock-like string riffs and robust hand percussion, and there’s a sense of humour, with one track titled ‘Saturday Yurt Fever’. There is a broad range of tunes, and democratic apportioning of solos and accompaniment makes for a seamless fusion."
Mamani Keita - Kanou:
"Mali is already blessed with a surfeit of fine female artists and Mamani Keita is sure to get the share of the limelight she deserves if she keeps making records as good as Kanou." Top of the World
En Chordais, Kyriakos Kalaitzidis - The Musical Voyages of Marco Polo:
"With such a stirring tale of adventure in distant places it is hard not to get carried away in your imagination… for armchair traveling the rest of this disc can’t be beaten." 4 Stars
Adnan Joubran BORDERS BEHIND Trailer (by Adnan Joubran)
Next week Huun Huur Tu kick off their US tour!
4/11 - Arab American National Museum - Dearborn, MI
4/12 - Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory - Batavia, IL
4/13 - CSPS Hall - Cedar Rapids, IA
4/16 - Musical Instrument Museum - MIM - Phoenix, AZ
4/17 - Harris Center/Three Stages at Folsom Lake College - Folsom, CA
More dates here: http://ow.ly/uNaqL Get Ancestors Call on iTunes: http://ow.ly/vmnU4
Out next Tuesday - along with Melingo’s Linyera and Natalia M. King’s SoulBLAZZ - is the first solo album by Adnan Joubran of Le Trio Joubran: Borders Behind! Pre-order it on iTunes: http://ow.ly/vlWVT or Amazon: http://ow.ly/vlX7j
On “Borders Behind”, Adnan Joubran collaborates with the Indo-French tabla player Prabhu Edouard, the French cellist Valentin Moussou and the Spanish saxophonist and flautist Jorge Pardo. The music radiates both tenderness and strength, suffused with the heady perfumes of jazz, all spun together by the intricate touch of Joubran’s oud.