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The 30 best jazz albums of 2014

CDs from Herbie Hancock, Jamie Cullum and Dr John are among the best jazz albums of 2014.

The Telegraph

Jazz in Nigeria... It's Evolution

Nigeria's romance with jazz music probably began as far back as the 1940s, after the Second World War with the homecoming from overseas of such names as Bobby Benson, Tunde Amuwo, Bob Edwards, Willy Payne, among others.

All Africa

The Honest Truth: The current state of popular music

Picture this: you're shopping through a supermarket, pushing a cart down the right side of the aisle, taking note of all the most popular brands, and when you see something that tickles your fancy, you toss it in your cart.

The Michigan Daily

What is Art Song?

The human voice is a natural instrument with unique capabilities. Speech and music have been combined since the earliest times, so that Song is probably one of the oldest musical forms.

Artsong Update

Les 10 albums africains qu’il faut écouter

De l'Afrique du Sud au Mali, de l'Ethiopie au Nigeria, un flopée de disques époustouflants vient rappeler l'intense créativité du continent.

Les InRocks

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


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