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Brazil is changing. Caetano Veloso is forever.

From The Washington Post Brazil is changing. Caetano Veloso is forever. By: Chris Richards When Caetano Veloso sings, it sounds more powerful than reality, but he knows it’s real. For all of the whimsy, beatitude and hallucinogenic sensuality in his music, the colossal Brazilian songwriter has always been an artful pragmatist, a devout atheist and an unwavering skeptic of the hippie-dipped mysticism that fogged the dawn of his recording career way back in 1967. It’s made him unsolvable and eternal. We’ll never be able to touch the music falling from Veloso’s lips, but we can still believe in it. … Politics weren’t mentioned explicitly during Monday night’s concert, but if Veloso’s long-term proposition involves waving off the iron fist of authoritarianism with harmonies of every color, he was obviously carrying out his life’s work onstage, filling the air with shimmering pleasure, and a latent suggestion of dread, too. All the... Read The Full Article

Posted Apr 18th, 2019 in News


New Release: BEAT MUSIC! BEAT MUSIC! BEAT MUSIC!

Hailed by The New York Times as ‘a drummer around whom a cult of admiration has formed,’ Mark Guiliana brings the same adventurous spirit, eclectic palette and gift for spontaneous invention to a staggering range of styles. Equally virtuosic playing... Read The Full Article

Posted Apr 12th, 2019 in News


New Video: Kneebody ft. Michael Mayo

New video from Kneebody – the title track off their Edition Records EP, featuring the amazing vocalist (and fellow IMN artist) Michael Mayo! “By Fire” by Hiatus Kaiyote Read The Full Article

Posted Apr 12th, 2019 in News


Blanchard Named BMI Icon

From BMI Terence Blanchard to be Named a BMI Icon at 2019 BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards BMI is proud to announce that film composer and celebrated jazz musicianTerence Blanchard will be named a BMI Icon at the... Read The Full Article

Posted Apr 12th, 2019 in News


NPR's Favorite Latin Songs This Week

From NPR alt.latino ‘Medicine’ To Make You Feel ‘Inmortal’: Our Favorite Latin Songs This Week By: Felix Contreras, Stephanie Fernández, Jacqueline Reed Lila Downs, “Cariñito” Lila Downs has been making music that is both extremely popular and artistically exquisite for... Read The Full Article

Posted Apr 11th, 2019 in News


Libera Award Nomination

From Libera Awards Congratulations to Deva Mahal on her Libera Award nomination for Best Blues Album for Run Deep! Click here for the full list of nominees Read The Full Article

Posted Apr 11th, 2019 in News


Combating Sexism in Jazz

From 90.9 WBUR Berklee’s Institute Of Jazz And Gender Justice Aims To Combat Sexism In Jazz By: Amelia Mason Though systemic sexism touches all corners of the music industry, jazz is an especially male-dominated field, subject to its own particular... Read The Full Article

Posted Apr 10th, 2019 in News


Soaring jazz from Moran's BANGS trio

From The Boston Globe Soaring jazz from Jason Moran’s BANGS trio at Sanders Theatre By: Bill Beuttler The Jason Moran set that World Music/CRASHarts brought to Sanders Theatre Sunday night, BANGS featuring guitarist Mary Halvorson and cornetist Ron Miles, was... Read The Full Article

Posted Apr 9th, 2019 in News


Combo 66 at Jefferson Center

From The Roanoke Times Jazz guitar icon brings his Combo 66 to Jefferson Center on Friday By: Tad Dickens Sometimes he plays jazz/funk. Sometimes he plays countrified jazz. Sometimes his jazz is loaded with electronic music, or rock, or soul.... Read The Full Article

Posted Apr 9th, 2019 in News


An Interview with Dayme

From World Music Central INTERVIEW WITH DAYMÉ AROCENA By: Tony Hiller There’s a revolution happening on the music front in Cuba led by a visionary group of millennials that’s banging down post-Buena Vista Social Club doors with an intoxicating mix... Read The Full Article

Posted Apr 9th, 2019 in News


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