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  • review June 6, 2016

    Rivers: From the Congo to the Mississippi

    Siama Matuzungidi left his rural home in Zaire at age 17, headed for the capital, Kinshasa, to make his way as a musician. From the start, he played guitar backing greats like Sam Mangwana and Tshala Muana. Later, when he … Read more »

  • blog July 18, 2014

    Field Report: Montreal Jazz Festival 2014

    The Festival International de Jazz de Montreal never seems to forget “international” when it comes to their programming. For its 35th anniversary, the festival featured over 800 concerts between 15 indoor venues and 10 outdoor stages, with a plethora of … Read more »

  • blog January 24, 2014

    WOMEX Report: Afropop’s Featured Artists

    WOMEX 2013, the annual gathering of some 2,000 delegates from 80 countries from all aspects of the world music biz, came together in Cardiff, Wales this past October.  Industry professionals get a chance to experience amazing performances by some of world music’s … Read more »

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