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Ocala Symphony Orchestra, new art and more: Fun things to do this weekend in Ocala

Ocala Star Banner 27 Jan 2023
THIS WEEKEND ... 5 ... More at ocalacivicthetre.com‘BOGOLANFIN! Mud Cloth Melodies’. Arts in Health Ocala Metro and NOMA Gallery present this combination of African music, spoken word, community and healing ... Jan ... More at https.//www.eventbrite.com/e/bogolanfin-mud-cloth-melodies-tickets-489916703047 ... African clothing, art, jewelry and food ... Quartet Classic ... Jan.
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Vows: Hey baby, I think I wanna marry you

Jamaica Observer 24 Jan 2023
The most unlikely connection ... Both found themselves on the convention planning committee ... He was immediately drawn to her ... again ... Abdoulaye and Krystal then slipped out to change into West African outfits as an homage to Abdoulaye's culture. Melodies of Afrobeats, dancehall and even a little calypso, spun by DJ Courtney, signalled a cultural exchange ... .
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New show at OCT, community center grand opening and more: Fun this weekend in Ocala/Marion

Ocala Star Banner 20 Jan 2023
THIS WEEKEND. ‘Into the Breeches’ at Ocala Civic Theatre ... 5 ... More at ocalacivicthetre.com ... Jan ... ‘BOGOLANFIN! Mud Cloth Melodies’. Arts in Health Ocala Metro and NOMA Gallery present this combination of African music, spoken word, community and healing ... More at https.//www.eventbrite.com/e/bogolanfin-mud-cloth-melodies-tickets-489916703047Quartet Classic ... .
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Pianist Rebeca Omordia on sharing African classical music with the world

The National 18 Jan 2023
Music from Africa is having its moment thanks to the likes of chart-topping Nigerian Afro-pop or the gospel and house fusion of amapiano, a South African electronic music genre filling clubs from Johannesburg to Ibiza ... “While North African is traditionally slower with more lyrical melodies.".
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Music, art, a lecture and more: Fun things to do this weekend in Ocala/Marion

Ocala Star Banner 13 Jan 2023
THIS WEEKEND. Classic Albums Live ... More at https.//www.facebook.com/willmcleanfestival/‘BOGOLANFIN! Mud Cloth Melodies’. Arts in Health Ocala Metro and NOMA Gallery present this combination of African music, spoken word, community and healing ... More at https.//www.eventbrite.com/e/bogolanfin-mud-cloth-melodies-tickets-489916703047‘Italian Impressions’ ... .
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Recording Academy® to Honor Music Luminaries With 2023 Special Merit Awards During GRAMMY® Week

The Galveston Daily News 05 Jan 2023
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 5, 2023-- ... 4, 2023, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre ... Andy Hildebrand are the Technical GRAMMY Award honorees ... Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees ... Rising to No ... A songwriter as well as a performer, her lyrics and melodies reflected her experiences as an independent, openly bisexual African-American woman ... CONTACT.
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Kora: the 21-string West African harp-lute founded in Gambia

The Point 30 Dec 2022
One night, the spirit appeared in a dream to Koriang playing a melodious instrument. Koriang kept wondering how to get the melodious instrument. Eventually, the spirit appeared in white in front of Koriang and played the melodious instrument ... “Now that the Kora is popular, some of the West African countries want to claim its origin.”.
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Kelvin Momo on his new album: ‘My main goal on this new project is to ...

Independent online (SA) 13 Dec 2022
Kelvin Momo is arguably the most revered amapiano artist around ... His last album, “Ivy League” came out almost exactly a year ago today ... “My main goal on this new project is to produce a more mature sound with an African feel and versatile vocals.”. A big part of Momo’s appeal is the jazzy and melodious vibe of his music ... @dracosrevenge tweeted ... .
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Troy Dostert's Best Releases of 2022

All About Jazz 12 Dec 2022
Releases from. Steve Lehman. saxophone, alto. " data-original-title="" title="">Steve Lehman and ... piano ... oblique melodies, fascinating harmonies, and surprising textures. But the addition of African rhythmic and instrumental choices lends another layer of accessibility to Risser's music, and the infectious results are worth revisiting again and again ... .
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Kelvin Momo on his new album ‘Amukelani’: ‘My main goal on this new project is ...

Independent online (SA) 11 Dec 2022
Kelvin Momo is arguably the most revered amapiano artist around ... His last album, “Ivy League” came out almost exactly a year ago today ... “My main goal on this new project is to produce a more mature sound with an African feel and versatile vocals.”. A big part of Momo’s appeal is the jazzy and melodious vibe of his music ... @dracosrevenge tweeted ... .
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Da Chris Closes 2022 With ‘Chop Life’

This Day 02 Dec 2022
The record encompasses multiple instruments from the African drums, acoustic guitar, saxophone, and piano melodies which gives it its unique form ... .
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Soweto Gospel Choir creates 'nurturing space' through 'Hope: It's Been A Long Time Coming' performance

The Bradford Era 30 Nov 2022
Taking the stage with colorful costumes and vocals, the Soweto Gospel Choir, a South African gospel group, performed "Hope ... After its first performance of “Melodies,” Choir Master Shimmy Jiyane spoke on the representation and pride of South African culture within the choir’s music.
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Mathew Knowles keen to explore Arab music at Riyadh’s XP Music Futures  

Arab News 27 Nov 2022
DUBAI ... “I’m like a sponge ready to embrace and take in the local culture, food, the streets, art and the people ... “I also wonder would (Arab) music be defined by the beats, or the sounds of the instruments, the lyrics or overall melody? For instance, African music has approached the marketplace with new sounds that have excited crowds worldwide ... 28-30.
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From Bowie to Beyoncé: the gateway albums to get into the greatest artists

The Observer 20 Nov 2022
It opens with a percussive guitar line mimicking west African highlife melodies, before Kuti bursts into the frame with a lyrical saxophone solo playing over drummer Tony Allen’s kinetic shuffle ... the South African jazz artists Hugh Masekela and Abdullah Ibrahim produced some of their most important work during an escape from apartheid.
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Okaidja Afroso brings acoustic sound to the O’Donohue Farm

Stanford Daily 16 Nov 2022
Without them, “[the local] culture will be gone.” ... While he said that it was for Ga-Dangme people and to represent the ecological knowledge of indigenous Africans, he also stated that the musical melodies are suited for a broad perspective across borders and cultures ... “[To young Africans,] we have to take charge ... Kyla Figueroa ‘24 is a Vol ... .

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