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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.
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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 ...
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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.
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Cellist returns to his roots

Independent online (SA) 14 May 2022
He has a special interest in the links between African and Western musical traditions, fusing elements of the old and the new through the vocal melodies and electronic music, experimental soundscapes and western classical music, helping classical music reach a more diverse audience.
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Shela Nights returns with double event

Mmegi Online 13 May 2022
It is headlined by South African Amapiano producer and DJ, Kelvin Momo ... South African saxophonist, Jay Sax will bring the jazz melodies to the local shores as he will be performing alongside, DJ Choppa, DJ Khebah, Tumi Black Ace whilst NSI, DJ Scratch and Casper the DJ will return to the decks for the second day.
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Kador celebrates the history of kwaito music

Independent online (SA) 30 Apr 2022
It is a mixture of several different rhythms from the marabi of the 1920s, kwela of the 1950s, mbaqanga/maskandi, bubblegum and Imibongo (African praise poetry) ... “We added a bit of piano, slowing the tempo down and putting in percussion and African melodies.”.
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On Tap: German piano-prodigy twins to perform May 14 in Walnut Creek

East Bay Times 30 Apr 2022
May 8 in Walnut Creek at the Lesher Center for the Arts with the Diablo Symphony and a program that celebrates all mothers, featuring the pioneering work of African-American composer Florence Price ... 3,” highlighted by beautiful melodies and sonorities in movements that combine musical idioms found in African, Romantic and Modernist traditions.
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Fleeing Nazis, Descended From Slaves: The Louisville Orchestra Reclaims Works By Oppressed Composers For Its ...

LEO Weekly 27 Apr 2022
Downes dutifully reported on the “Requiem,” but quickly turned attention in his review to a new work premiered on the May Festival program called “The Ordering of Moses,” written by African American composer R ... Scholars credit Dett as the first university-trained African American composer.
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‘Hope’ of the resurrection story

Jamaica Observer 27 Apr 2022
The Unfolding of Redemption... The recitative was held together by a carefully curated collection of 13 contemporary gospel songs with hints of traditional hymns and African-inspired melodies, arranged and written by renowned gospel writers and arrangers; Bradley Knight, Cliff Duren, Geron Davis and Michael W Smith, as well as Dianne Ashton-Smith ... .
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On Tap: Interfaith Ukrainian Peace Concert in Antioch set for May 7

East Bay Times 23 Apr 2022
ANTIOCH ... 5-7 ... May 8 in Walnut Creek at the Lesher Center for the Arts with the Diablo Symphony and a program that celebrates all mothers, featuring the pioneering work of African-American composer Florence Price. Related Articles ... 3,” highlighted by beautiful melodies and sonorities in movements that combine musical idioms found in African, ... .
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Arrests In Brevard County: April 22, 2022 – Suspects Presumed Innocent Until Proven Guilty

Space Coast Daily 23 Apr 2022
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Meet Ofenste Pitse, the director of an all-black orchestra

Mail Guardian South Africa 22 Apr 2022
Pitse is the first black South African woman to own and conduct an all-black orchestra. “I believe there is something about the harmonies and melodies in classical music that are so transcendent and heavenly ... Pitse said she began with the choir and, as they were practising, she thought to include different instruments to accompany the melodies.
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Yvonne Chaka Chaka takes revellers down memory lane

Mmegi Online 22 Apr 2022
The Princess of Africa, as Yvonne Chaka Chaka is known, took the old generation back to their youthful days with her beautiful contemporary African pop melodies last Thursday at Ba Isago University ... She experienced a meteoric rise as a music star of infectious pop melodies and dance music during the height of apartheid.
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For many, Easter a return to in-person worship

The Lufkin News 22 Apr 2022
BOSTON (AP) — For many U.S ... Notable events included a 6 a.m. sunrise Mass outdoors near the waterfront in South Boston, and a joyous, hug-filled service at St. Peter Claver, a historically Black congregation in St ... At St ... the first performance by its Cameroonian choir – with its spirited drumming and West African melodies – since the pandemic hit ... ....
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African cinema is more exciting than ever. Where's its wider recognition?

The Citizens 20 Apr 2022
"(African filmmakers) should be in the melody of the world." ... Many Hollywood executives thought, and continue to think, that no one is interested in seeing films focused on Black and African people, said Moradewun Adejunmobi, a professor at the University of California, Davis, who studies African literature and pop culture.

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