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  • botb July 20, 2017

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Carlinhos Brown

    Brazil’s iconoclastic Carlinhos Brown, who played a knock-out show in July at Lincoln Center Festival, has been a sensation from the time he burst onto the international world music stage in the 1990s. See Banning Eyre’s report and photo essay … Read more »

  • blog July 18, 2017

    Carlinhos Brown: Live at Lincoln Center Festival

    Carlinhos Brown is a Brazilian music icon. A composer, bandleader, percussionist extraordinaire and a living avatar of the eclectic tropicalismo movement, Brown is an unbridled original, a man licensed to do and capable of doing whatever he likes. And that … Read more »

  • blog June 21, 2017

    Morocco’s Gnawa World Music Festival Gears Up For 20th Anniversary

    Every summer, the breezy Moroccan beach town of Essaouria hosts the Gnawa World Music Festival—the largest gathering of North African Gnawa musicians anywhere in the world. This year the festival celebrates its 20th anniversary, with an impressive lineup of international … Read more »

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