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  • blog January 16, 2017

    globalFest 2017: Photo Essay

    globalFEST 2017 offered its trademark panoply of eclectic and highly entertaining sound and spectacle: 12 acts on three stages in New York City’s Webster Hall over the course of five hours on Sun., Jan. 8. The time flies by. This … Read more »

  • blog January 12, 2017

    APAP Showcase Marathon

    When the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) convenes in New York each year, one of the goals is to decide who will be performing on North American festival stages in the coming season. An influx of independent musicians, many … Read more »

  • feature December 29, 2016

    James Burns Discusses Music of Ghana’s Volta Region

    For our program “Ghana: Celebration Sounds,” we talked with James Burns, professor of music at SUNY Binghamton. He has played and researched music from Ghana, Togo and Benin for the past 20 years, written an acclaimed book, Female Voices from … Read more »

  • blog December 22, 2016

    Photo Essay: Ghana–Celebration Sounds

    Borborbor is a common community recreational music in the Volta Region of Ghana, performed at festivals and celebrations especially around the Christmas holidays, when there are borborbor parties almost every evening. I attended a couple of borborbor parties in and … Read more »

  • blog December 22, 2016

    Afropop Exclusive Mixes: Dagbani and Ghana Roots Pop

    If you couldn’t get enough of the music on this week’s program, “Ghana: Celebration Sounds”, Afropop producer Morgan Greenstreet has two exclusive mixes for you to continue immersing yourself in the neo-traditional sounds of Ghanaian music. Feel free to download, stream and … Read more »

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