Music the artform and artists

Jazz & Choirs, la belle histoire

Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Charlie Haden, Tigran Hamasyan... Quelques exemples parmi d’autres de réussites du jazz en plein chœur.

France Musique

How a boy band from South Korea became the biggest in the world

Beatlemania, the intense fan frenzy directed towards the fab foursome, was gripping America and the group's performance at the Ed Sullivan Theater was punctuated by fervent screaming from the studio audience. In May 2019, over 55 years later, another band of foreigners played the same theater.


How Gil Scott-Heron made way for a generation of rap revolutionaries

On what would have been his 70th birthday, we look back at the exceptional legacy of the poet, musician, and novelist.


Cuba: While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed

The politicians in both countries could learn a few things from those who make music about bridging gaps, finding common ground and even celebrating differences.


How synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog brought electronic music to the masses

Opening on what would be his 85th birthday, the Moogseum commemorates the inventor who’s been a staple of pop music from the 1960s to today.

Fast Company

Moondog, l'inclassable

Tous s'accordent à dire qu'on ne peut réduire Moondog à un seul genre. En effet, le compositeur a brouillé les pistes en s'inspirant des rythmiques indiennes d'Amérique du Nord, en développant une obsession pour le contrepoint et le canon, en sympathisant avec les plus grands jazzmen de son époque et en influençant le courant minimalisme.

France Musique

Antonio Salieri’s Revenge

He was falsely cast as Mozart’s murderer and music’s sorest loser. Now he’s getting a fresh hearing.

The New Yorker

AFRIMA 2019 to Reward New Generation of African Musicians

The African Union Commission (AUC) in partnership with All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) has unveiled programme of events for the sixth edition of the awards in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

All Africa

The 8 Best & Brightest Artists in Ecuador’s Underground Scene

Local music is influenced by both the geographical conditions that enrich Ecuador, and the culture that makes it so diverse.


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