[Music] Kiriakos Sfetsas – Greek Fusion Orchestra – Χωρίς Σύνορα [Vinyl Rip]

Kiriakos Sfetsas and the Greek Fusion Orchestra provide a cool combination of jazz fusion and a light touch of ethnic Greek music.  A VERY light touch, but it works beautifully on this album. Composed By – Kiriakos Sfetsas Acoustic Bass – Giorgos Theodoridis Alto Saxophone – Stelios Vichos Baritone Saxophone – Giorgos Halkiadakis Clarinet – […]

[Music] Siti & The Band – Fusing the Roots

Tanzania, as a whole, has amazing musical diversity.  Siti & The Band hail from Zanzibar, and you can hear the deep Arabic influence in their music.  From their Bandcamp website: Zanzibar, the mystic island and home to world renowned musicians Siti Binti Saad and Bi Kidude as well as the Festival Sauti za Busara and […]

[Music] Steppe-Scape (Stars of Eurasia) – The Great Steppe Live

Stick Men guitarist/Chapman Stick player Markus Reuter participates in a stunningly good collaboration wedding progressive rock and improvisation with music from Central Asia. Featured on this record are the following musicians: Steppe-Scape Namgar Lkhasaranova: vocals, yataga, khomus Radik Tyulyush: vocals, throat-singing, igil Angela Manukyan: vocals Markus Reuter: Touch Guitars® U8, soundscapes, musical director Merlin Ettore: […]

[Music] Sato – Pereday Dabró Pá Krúgu (Uzbekistan/USSR, 1987)

Through scouring the net over the past 20 years, I’ve come to find that Uzbekistan hides a treasure trove of music. First, prog-rock seems to be relatively popular there (bands like Fromuz and magazines like ProgressoR come to mind). However, this release was a true gem. Ethno-jazz performed by the band Sato, who have almost […]

[Music] Enver İzmaylov – Aranjuez

Uzbek-Ukrainian guitarist Enver İzmaylov, known for his amazing tapping technique on the guitar, does justice to a piece penned by Spanish maestro Joaquín Rodrigo.