A perfect Christmas tune with Nat ‘King’ Cole.
Jazz siren Ruth Price tears up this classic tune in a scat style, whereas The Wanderers give this a more hip, uptempo interpretation. Swingin’ stuff!
I Find somewhere to sit, it doesn’t matter where. Imagine a musician entering the space and preparing to perform. Count to two hundred and seventy-three in beats as close to a second apart as you can manage. Applaud as the performer exits the space. You have just created a mental facsimile of the most famous…
This is a mindblowing compilation of Tanzanian music when the country was not yet united (Zanzibar and Tanganyika were apart just before they came together in 1964). German ethnomusicologist Werner Graebner, producer of the Zanzibara series on Buda Musique, is responsible for putting this comp together for French label Ouch! Records. Give the whole […]
There was no more important person in the realm of Egyptian jazz than drummer, bandleader and one-time collaborator with the legendary Sun Ra, Salah Ragab. Bandcamp Daily features the artist here.
Today is the 100th birthday of Mexico’s most fun export, Juan García Esquivel! Saludos!
People today are rightfully grieving the loss of Dolores O’Riordan of the Cranberries, who died far too early at the age of 46, but we lost another luminary as well. Edwin Hawkins passed away today due to complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 74, and he left one of the most joyous songs to ever […]