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  • blog July 11, 2017

    Field Report: 2017 Festival International de Jazz de Montreal

    Feature photo above: A-WA by David Kaufman The 38th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal took place in the historic Quebec city from June 28 to July 7, with 10 official indoor venues and six free outdoor … Read more »

  • blog January 25, 2017

    What’s Playing in Chicago?

    New York may be home base for Afropop Worldwide, but the world music scene has many homes throughout the world. In this post, we recognize what’s poppin’ over in Chi-town. Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music is one of the … Read more »

  • blog December 20, 2016

    Afropop’s Guide to the 59th Grammy Awards

    There are way more Grammys than you ever seem to hear about—“Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package,” for instance—so you can certainly be forgiven for thinking there’s nothing beyond an Adele-Beyoncé showdown over Song of the Year. If you’re … Read more »

  • interview May 26, 2016

    Interview: Going Places with Herb Alpert

    Herb Alpert will have a 10-day residency at The Carlyle from May 31 to June 11. In honor of this, we’re republishing this 2015 interview. Not long ago, I was walking down a street in Brooklyn and noticed a local … Read more »

  • botb November 4, 2015

    The Beat Goes On!

    We are very pleased and proud to announce a new feature at Afropop.org: reprints of selected articles from the late, lamented magazine The Beat, which documented the emergence of reggae, African, Caribbean and world music on the international level. The … Read more »

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