Tuesday, March 10 2009
Wednesday, February 11 2009
The Grammys suffer from the same problem as the rest of the recording industry: thinking America defines culture.
Sunday, January 29 2006
Melissa Etheridge, Sarah McLachlan, and Emmylou Harris all appear on this record, but even they are overshadowed by the joyful harmonies of Joseph Shabalala and his cohorts.
Thursday, February 3 2005
Joseph Shabalala is a true pioneer in world music, not just for his arrangements and his beautiful voice, but also for his forward-thinking spirit, but his new collaboration with a chamber group comes up short.
Sunday, December 5 2004
Filled with fascinating interviews and rife with moving music, the film outlines in a lucid and poetic manner the history of these high-profile South African cultural ambassadors.