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Wednesday, July 7 2010

Carmen Souza: Protegid

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

Cesária Évora: Nha Sentimento

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

Lura: Eclipse

Describing Lura as a younger, nonsmoking Cesária Évora is partly right yet partly wrong.


Monday, October 8 2007

Tcheka: Nu Monda

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

Putumayo: Women of the World

Despite the different springs feeding into these women's inspirational homes, the album is successful at uniting these unique, accomplished musicians.


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