Latest News for: African melody

Edit

How Ukraine left its mark on Glastonbury

BBC News 26 Jun 2022
Paul McCartney showed his solidarity with Ukraine by waving the country's flag during the encore of his epic Glastonbury set on Saturday night ... "We're different ... That message was ringing in Galanevych's ears when DhakaBrakha brought their blend of traditional Ukrainian melodies and African rhythms to the Pyramid Stage on Sunday ... .
Edit

Kendrick Lamar makes powerful Glastonbury debut

BBC News 26 Jun 2022
Kendrick Lamar opened his Glastonbury headline set with a powerful, theatrical performance unlike anything else the festival has seen so far ... The Pyramid Stage opened with West Yorkshire's Black Dyke brass band, followed by Dhaka Brakha, whose unique blend of Ukrainan folk melodies with African rhythms broke through the morning gloom ... Features ... .
Edit

I once heard Africa calling my soul, I now hear America calling me back home

Chicago Sun-Times 25 Jun 2022
Of time spent at my favorite neighborhood bar and grill in a small town called Sakumono, ingesting, amid the African night breeze, the way Ghanaians dance within the music, the rhythms and melodies enrapturing their body and soul in rhapsodies sublime, transporting them in a kind ...
Edit

Beyoncé drops 'Break My Soul' and it's the dance track you need

Elko Daily Free Press 21 Jun 2022
Be transported far away by the West African sounds of Ali Farka Touré, Toumani Diabaté, and Bassekou Kouyaté, or go back in time with Woody Guthrie’s recordings from the 1940s or a 1992 Nirvana concert in Britain ... His sons Moustafa and Mamadou play ngonis, traditional West African lutes, and American blues artist Taj Mahal adds vocals to the album.
Edit

On Juneteenth, Bay Area celebrations start with the music

East Bay Times 19 Jun 2022
The day has been celebrated by African Americans across the county in many ways, but music, a huge part of African American history and culture since slavery, has been a constant. Almost all Juneteenth celebrations in the Bay Area involve spirituals, civil rights songs and the melodies and rhythms of traditional Black music.
Edit

Tumi Mogorosi: Group Theory: Black Music review – bombastic jazz rooted in radical thought

The Observer 17 Jun 2022
South African drummer Tumi Mogorosi takes this as the central concept for his latest album, Group Theory ... Ghanaian trio release their debut, Dasein (Kitto Records) – an atmospheric blend of west African percussion and synthpop melodies, perfect for sunshine listening during the festival season.
Edit

CULTURE: AFRICA’S SAVING GRACE

Capital Ethiopia 12 Jun 2022
Ethiopian artists are gearing up for the East African Cultural and Art Festival, June 15-22nd, planned as an annual event to be hosted in rotation among countries in the region ... Mulatu is well known worldwide, for his musical brand, Ethio-Jazz, which fuses the best of indigenous sounds with musical genres from jazz, funk and Ethiopian folk melodies.
Edit

Terrance Simien and The Zydeco Experience to fill Mass MoCA with the sounds of joyful ...

The Berkshire Eagle 11 Jun 2022
Gordon Granger informed enslaved African Americans that the Civil War had ended and that the Emancipation Proclamation, issued more than 2 1/2 years earlier, was in effect and had set them free ... But he can hear African melodies and rhythms holding the music together from the beginning.
Edit

The Best Albums of 2022 So Far

Time 03 Jun 2022
Benin-born vocalist Rema’s debut album introduces AfroRave—which fuses West African rhythms and melodies with elements borrowed from genres around the world—with riveting results, whether on the low-lit synthpop cut “Addicted,” the deconstructed ...
Edit

June 2 Community News

Reflector 02 Jun 2022
Eastern Carolina Village and Farm Museum, 4570 County Home Road, will host a free Juneteenth celebration of African American farming history from 11 a.m ... Events include poetry by Regina Carter Garcia at 11 a.m., a gospel concert by the Vines Sisters of Farmville at 1 p.m., a lecture on oral histories with African American farmers at 2 p.m.
Edit

Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra to perform Spring Concert June 5

Fosters 02 Jun 2022
PORTSMOUTH - The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra will perform its spring concert on Sunday, June 5 at 3 p.m. at The Music Hall in Portsmouth ... It is packed with melodies inspired by Native American folk music and African American spirituals and musically embodies the multinational spirit of the New World ... Facebook. Twitter. Email.
Edit

One to watch: Rachel Chinouriri

The Observer 29 May 2022
And if you’re indifferent to lyrics, the Coldplay-loving Londoner is as handy as her heroes with a memorable melody. Chinouriri’s inspirations are “indie, early 00s pop and African a cappella”, which combine beautifully on All I Ever Asked, a joyous highlight of her recently released third EP Better Off Without ... Reuse this content. .
Edit

Auntie Flo & Sarathy Korwar: Shruti Dances review – India meets Ibiza

The Observer 20 May 2022
His 2016 debut album, Day to Day, featured the folk music of the Sidi community from rural Gujarat, mixing west African rhythms with Indian classical melodies, while 2017’s ARE Project was freeform jazz-dance with electronic producer Hieroglyphic Being and saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings.
Edit

Auntie Flo & Sarathy Korwar: Shruti Dances review | Ammar Kalia's global album of the month

The Guardian 20 May 2022
His 2016 debut album, Day to Day , featured the folk music of the Sidi community from rural Gujarat, mixing west African rhythms with Indian classical melodies, while 2017’s ARE Project was freeform ...
Edit

Exhibits, galleries, theater and more: Seacoast arts and culture news

Portsmouth Herald 19 May 2022
N.H. Art Association to hold juried printmaking exhibit ... The exhibit will run June 29 through July 31 at the Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery at 136 State St., Portsmouth ... Pratt Farmer ... It is packed with melodies inspired by Native American folk music and African American spirituals and musically embodies the multinational spirit of the New World ... Comedy ... 19.

Most Viewed

Dmitry Medvedev official large photo -8 brightly
Creative Commons / Grondin / https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev has today visited the Central Command Post of the Ministry of Defense
Creative Commons / President.az
Afghan children stand near a house that was destroyed in an earthquake in the Spera District of the southwestern part of Khost Province, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 22, 2022.
AP / Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
×