Wednesday, July 7 2010
Carmen Souza is Cape Verdean on Protegid without being obviously in debt to the internationally established performance styles of Cesaria Evora or Lura.
Monday, March 22 2010
The continued beauty and relevance of Cesária Évora's work lies in the subtle details she brings to Cape Verdean music.
Monday, August 17 2009
Describing Lura as a younger, nonsmoking Cesária Évora is partly right yet partly wrong.
Monday, October 8 2007
This is not the usual story of a traditional music gone global; instead, Tcheka's album narrates the survival of traditional rhythms in the face of increasing globalization.
Tuesday, July 17 2007
Despite the different springs feeding into these women's inspirational homes, the album is successful at uniting these unique, accomplished musicians.