Music the artform and artists

In Ethiopia’s Capital, a Resurgent Jazz Scene

The resurgent music scene is far from the only change occurring in this frenetic city of nearly four million.

The New York Times

World Choral Day

The World Choral Day will be held all over the world on December 7. An international choral event to extol the values of solidarity, peace and understanding. The 2014 celebrations are placed under the theme of integration.

IFCM

10 of the best: where jazz meets classical

Fusion all too often means a hybrid that takes the bite out of both genres.

The Guardian

Un bref historique de la boîte à rythmes dans le rock

La boîte à rythmes est l'une des inventions les plus géniales de tous les temps. Elle est abordable, facile à utiliser, d'une précision impitoyable, capable de faire exactement ce qu'on lui dit, et ce, pendant un temps infini.

Noisey

Singapore: Iskandar Ismail, a music man till the end

He helped write a lot of the soundtrack of Singapore.

Today Online

Zimbabwe: Is This the End of Jazz?

Because of its popularity, two decades ago, all musicians in Zimbabwe were referred to as "Majazzmen'.

All Africa

China: Streams and Echoes

The long musical journey of Chou Wen-chung, the father of Chinese Composers.

Columbia University Magazine

Improvised Music From Japan

At the turn of the millennium, improvised music from japan became incredibly quiet.

Red Bull Music Academy

The New Acoustic Instrument That Sounds Like a Synthesizer

Yaybahar is an electric-free, totally acoustic instrument designed by Gorkem Sen. The vibrations from the strings are transmitted via the coiled springs to the frame drums.

Vimeo


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