Articles tagged latin

30 Jan 2017 // 3:10 AM

José Mauro: Obnoxius

José Mauro's haunting, long-buried magnum opus adds a new chapter to the revolutionary history of 1970s Brazilian music.

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Pink Martini - “Pata Pata” (audio) (premiere)

Pink Martini release a cover of the Miriam Makeba classic "Pata Pata" in advance of their new album coming on November 18th.

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The Souljazz Orchestra - “Bull’s Eye” (audio) (premiere)

Lively jazz/funk and biting social commentary coalesce wonderfully on the Canadian band's new track.

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Totó La Momposina - “La Candela Viva” (video) (premiere)

Revisit classic Colombian music in celebration of the new album by the reigning Queen of Cumbia.

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Various Artists: Nu Yorica! Culture Clash In New York City: Experiments in Latin Music 1970-77

A newly-reissued compilation from the Latin music explosion of the 1970s with names familiar and obscure.

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The Souljazz Orchestra: Inner Fire

Eclectic, showing an appealing musical restlessness, Inner Fire is both enjoyable and exceptional.

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Greg Burk and Vicente Lebron: Unduality

Okay, this is pretty weird.

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15 Nov 2007 // 9:59 PM

Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin by Nicholas Ostler

This is the story of Latin, and like the story of language itself, it's really the story of people -- what they did, what they dreamed, how they lived and died. It's told as well as any novel and is as gripping.

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Carpe Diem: Put a Little Latin in Your Life by Harry Mount

Seize the Latin, or fun with a dead language.

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Spanish Harlem Orchestra: United We Swing

Few Latin bands are as able to convey the same amount of energy as this large New York ensemble.

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Kiko Navarro: Perceptions of Pacha

All the production skill in the world can't infuse music with feeling.

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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