An exploration of the Fado scene in Lisbon with four Portuguese guitar players: Custodio Castelo, Pedro de Castro, Ricardo Parreira and Angelo Freire.
1. Ricardo Parreira / Variaçoes em Lá Menor / Nas Veias de uma guitarra.
2. Custodio Castelo & Camané / Guitarra, Guitarra / Biografia da Guitarra.
3. Pedro de Castro / “Lisboa ao Atardecer” / Casa de Fados em Concerto.
4. Ana Moura / Com a cabeça nas nuvens / Desfado
5. Ricardo Parreira / Meditando / Nas Veias de uma guitarra.
An interview with Cuban pianist Harold López-Nussa, at the Blue Whale jazz club in LA's 'Little Tokyo'. López-Nussa talks about growing-up in a musical family, his collaboration with Senegalese bassist-vocalist Alune Wade, the music that inspires his new album, and his hope for a new relationship between Cuba and the USA. This podcast features three pieces from his new album, "El Viaje":
1. Improv (Me Voy Pa' Cuba)
As this is the first podcast of The Cosmic Barrio, I’d like to focus on new and exciting music I’ve received in the past few weeks:
SET 1 - Four pianists
Music by four different pianists: Stefano Battaglia's “In the morning - Music by Alec Wilder”. A piece titled “When I am Dead My Dearest”; Júlia Tygel from Brasil, Tigran Hamasyan from Armenia, and Max Richter from England.
SET 2 - Mediterranean music
Music by the Corsican vocal ensemble, A Filetta; two singer-songwriters from Palestine, Sana Moussa and Haya Zaatry; and The Gurdjieff Ensemble playing the music of Armenia’s renowned composer Komitas.
SET 3 - New African music
The new album by Mali’s Ballaké Sissoko & France’s Vincent Segal called “Musique de Nuit”. Daby Touré’s new record “Amonafi”. Ghana’s marimba player SK Kakraba and his new album “Songs of Paapieye”, and Mali’s legendary super band “Les Ambassadeurs”.
SET 4 - New Afro-Latin Music
For the final set of today’s program we’ll be hearing new music from Cuban violinist Darien Santamaria’s new album “Belleza”. And to cap the set and the show, Eddie Palmieri and Chucho Valdés, appearing on Tuesday, October 20th at Disney Hall in Los Angeles.