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  • blog August 2, 2017

    Cape Verde’s Tcheka Makes His U.S. Debut at Lincoln Center

    Image by Sara Matos, courtesy of Lincoln Center. As Tcheka played unaccompanied solo guitar in a black box theater at Lincoln Center Fri, July 28, my notebook filled up with inadequate comparisons and question marks. “Paulinho Da Viola?” “Aurelio?” “Nick … Read more »

  • blog July 30, 2017

    Field Report: 2017 Latin Alternative Music Conference

    The Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) is a week-long series of events dedicated to the freshest artists coming out of the Spanish-speaking world. The whole gathering is an incredible opportunity for artists and their teams to learn from and network … Read more »

  • blog June 15, 2017

    Ian Brennan on Social Justice and the Power of Songs

    Photos by Marilena Umuhoza Delli Ian Brennan is a Grammy-winning producer, whose set of recordings on the Zomba Prison Project  in Malawi put his work on our radar, and was featured in the Afropop program, “Off the Beaten Track in … Read more »

  • interview September 22, 2016

    Ian Brennan on the Zomba Prison Project

    Ian Brennan is the intrepid producer behind the 2015 Grammy-nominated Zomba Prison Project, a groundbreaking recording session in a maximum security prison in Malawi. The original album, I Have No Everything Here, and the 2016 follow up release, I Will … Read more »

  • blog July 13, 2014

    Wake Up Madagascar: On the Road in North America!

    The “Wake Up Madagascar” tour has begun, offering North Americans a rare opportunity to hear and see top-notch live music from the fabled musical Indian Ocean island that is the focus of a large part of Afropop’s work in 2014. … Read more »

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