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  • blog July 25, 2017

    Remembering Regis Gizavo

    Afropop Worldwide was very sorry to learn of the death of Regis Gizavo, on July 16 at just age 58. Regis was one of Madagascar’s greatest musicians. He was born in Tulear in southwest Madagascar and went on to become … Read more »

  • blog July 12, 2017

    Accordions Around the World

    Accordions Around the World is four-week series that brings over 100 accordionists, as well as bandoneón, bayan, concertina, and harmonium players of different musical genres to perform in midtown New York’s Bryant Park in the spirit of celebrating the accordion’s important musical presence around … Read more »

  • video November 19, 2014

    Candela’s Acoustic Salegy

    Candela is a young accordionist/composer in Diego Suarez, Madagascar. He’s performing here with fellow students and instructors from the Zomare school of music and dance, a fine example of rootsy, acoustic salegy music. The woman who dances is Candela’s mother. … Read more »

  • review September 20, 2010

    Bulevar 2000

    Conservatory trained Amezcua Bostich and tech-savvy Mogt Fussible combine Norteno roots and techno pop to tell the stories of their bustling, notorious hometown, Tijuana, Mexico. Violence, turmoil and danger underlie these tuneful, accordion-laced romps. The bouncy spirit of an old-school … Read more »

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