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Changüí Majadero

El Changüí Majadero by Changüí Majadero "Hypnotically repetitive and gloriously syncopated, Changüí Majadero is captivating and liberating.” - Pop Matters Playing Cuban roots music straight out of East LA, Changüí Majadero is a blazing five-piece band that has honed a deeply informed and highly personal take on changüí, a surging Afro-Cuban musical tradition that ...

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Phamie Gow

“Full of sparky originality and sends a tingle up your spine” Catriona Black, The Gaelic Music column. The world's premier contemporary celtic harpist. Phamie Gow's harp playing has been described as “the sound of four instruments at once” and ranging from “celtic to electric, taming each instrument of it’s own individual sounds, with the ...

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Lúnasa

Named for an ancient Celtic harvest festival in honor of the Irish god Lugh, patron of the arts, Lúnasa is indeed a gathering of some of the top musical talents in Ireland. Its members have helped form the backbone of some of the greatest Irish groups of the decade. Bassist Trevor ...

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De Temps Antan

Using Quebec's vibrant living music tradition as a springboard for musical innovation De Temps Antan forms a power trio catapulting audiences headlong into the future French-Canadian music and culture. It takes a special blend of musical talents to revisit and revitalize traditional music with equal measures of reverence, humor, Joy, ...

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Rhythm Future Quartet

“Rhythm Future Quartet breaks new ground for Gypsy jazz.”  -The Boston Globe “Jason Anick is a rising star in the world of jazz violin."  -Downbeat Magazine Huffington Post calls Rhythm Future Quartet's album Travels  'One of the best Jazz albums of the year [2016].'  Read more... When four young jazz virtuosos decided to ...

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Chouk Bwa Libète

« From the countryside of the New World's first free black republic, stripped-down Haitian roots music from the community of Petite Rivière Bayonnais, enthralling percussion, dance, call-and- response singing, work songs, Vodou preformances, and Holy Week rara music, beautifully recorded and packaged. Sublime. » fRoots Chouk Bwa Libète recorded their debut ...

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Le Vent du Nord

“The quartet Le Vent du Nord is a leading force in (Quebec’s) progressive folk movement, and they leaven their hard-driving soulful music (a close cousin to Celtic music) with New Orleans polyphony and R&B. Featuring button accordion, guitar and fiddle, the band’s sound is defined by the hurdy-gurdy, which adds an ...

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Yamma Ensemble

Yamma Ensemble presents original contemporary Hebrew music in which group members stay true to the character of the Middle East, the region where they were born and raised. The soulful, exotic music is accompanied by ancient musical instruments (kopuz, duduk, hand drums), which are typical of the Middle East. In addition ...

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Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band

Grammy nominated Zydeco innovator,  Corey Ledet's versatile sound allows him to please any audience.  Backed by a full band,  Corey remains true to his roots and earnestly searches for ways to include them in his music. He keeps one foot firmly in the tradition while exploring surrounding influences in order to create ...

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Yasmin Levy

"I started as a Ladino singer, before this music was known around the world. No one would listen to Ladino songs but somehow we managed to help breathe new life into them and today it has become well recognized." But Yasmin Levy is more than just a Ladino singer. She's a ...

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The Mammals

"The Mammals don’t suffer from multiple genre syndrome, they celebrate it as if gleefully aware that the sound barriers separating old-timey music, vintage pop and contemporary folk are as permeable as cotton.” - Washington Post "The Mammals aren't the first band to mix an indie-rock sensibility with bluegrass sounds, but they're gradually ...

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Royal Jelly Jive

An intoxicating mixed drink of hard swingin’ soul-jive, Royal Jelly Jive dives deep head-first into the old school throwback sounds of the 1940's with a groovy new twist.  Rapturous horns, sleek bass, elegant keys and swingin’ cymbals are just some of the sweet tastes of the Royal Jelly Jive sound.  All fronted by the sultry ...

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Mile Twelve

  Mile Twelve is a fresh, hard-driving young band beautifully walking the line between original and traditional bluegrass. Fast gaining recognition for their outstanding performances in bluegrass and folk circles, Evan Murphy, Bronwyn Keith-Hynes, Nate Sabat, BB Bowness and David Benedict write captivating songs and daring instrumental pieces from diverse influences. Banjo ...

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Wesli

...the most formidable creature in world music Montreal presently has to offer the rest of the planet.  --Alain Brunet, La Presse Wesli is a born troubadour and committed artists whose groove machine fuses afro-beat, reggae and Haitian Rara into an energetic and irresistible performance.  The multi-instrumentalist and producer-songwriter testifies on behalf of his ...

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Delgres

From Guadeloupe to Louisiana...to the Mississippi Delta.  The missing link of the Blues. When Napoleon reinstated slavery in the Caribbean Island of Guadalupe in 1802 many people were exiled or fled, some of which went to New Orleans.  It is from this perspective that Delgres, made up of Pascal Danae, Rafgee and Baptiste ...

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JigJam

The ever-evolving miasma of folk music has spawned yet one more definition, and for once it’s arrived with a point of unequivocal accuracy - it’s Celtgrass - a not altogether unexpected or unexplored fusion of Celtic and Appalachian music. --Tim Carroll, Folkwords 2015 JigJam is a multi-award winning quartet from the ...

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Eric Bibb

Already enjoying success in Europe, Grammy nominee Eric Bibb is becoming a familiar face - and voice - in the U.S. Nominated for nine W.C. Handy Blues Music Awards and winner of the Best Newcomer title in the British Blues Awards, Bibb has been appropriately described as “discreetly awesome” and ...

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