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  • blog August 7, 2017

    Bossa Nova’s French Connection

    While it remains no doubt a worldwide phenomenon, bossa nova seems especially beloved in France. I thought that maybe this was a confusion that only I had when looking back at the post-war, pre-youth-culture window: jazz, bright colors, Josephine Baker … Read more »

  • blog August 4, 2017

    Nuits d’Afrique 2017 Wraps Up

    All photos by the author. Cameroonian saxophonist and living legend, Manu Dibango, told North Country Public Radio that the most important African music festival “isn’t in New York or Paris or London, it’s here in Montreal.” He was, of course, … Read more »

  • blog May 17, 2013

    The Afropop Summer 2013 North American Festival Guide

    The temperature’s rising, the cicadas are buzzing, and Popsicle sales have spiked. That can only mean one thing: it’s time for the summer music festival season to begin.  Even though Afropop is based out of Brooklyn, we’re not completely NYC-centric (well, okay, … Read more »

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