La cumbia me está llamando ft. La Perla (Kaidi Tatham Remix)
Nubya Nyasha Garcia (1991) is an incredibly talented English jazz musician, saxophonist, composer, and bandleader who cites Dexter Gordon, Sonny Rollins, and John Coltrane as well as Miles Davis and Marie-Lou Williams as her major musical influences. Her first instruments were the violin and viola, which she played for the London Schools Symphony Orchestra. Nubya Garcia debuted her band on 18th August at the 2021 BBC Proms held in London’s Royal Albert Hall. The Telegraph gave the performance a 5* review. (Wikipedia) She also hosts a monthly radio show on NTS, in which she showcases her varied tastes in music, with echoes spanning soul, contemporary jazz, reggae and dub.
Concord | August 21
The NeverEnding Show
Alan Parsons was born into a family of renowned entertainers. He first gained recognition as a sound engineer for The Beatles and Pink Floyd. In 1975, with Eric Woolfson, he founded The Alan Parsons Project. They recorded a dozen albums and performed a year-long show, Freudiana, playing in Vienna. In 1992, adding guitarist Ian Bairnson, drummer Stuart Elliott, and orchestral arranger Andrew Powel, with all of whom he had worked before, Alan dropped ‘Project’ from the Band’s name. band reshuffles followed in 1996 and 2002. Here we have him at his best: great feelgood music from one of the most professional bandleaders and singers to have started out in the sixties.
Frontiers Music | October 21
High and Lonesome
Robert Plant / Alison Krauss
«The duo has once again enlisted producer T Bone Burnett for the new collection of covers, which features songs written by Merle Haggard, Allen Toussaint, the Everly Brothers, Anne Briggs, Geeshie Wiley, Bert Jansch and others. A Plant / Burnett original, ‘High and Lonesome,’ also appears on Raise the Roof., serving as the album’s opening track. Krauss and Plant are backed by drummer Jay Bellerose, guitarists Marc Ribot, David Hidalgo, Bill Frisell and Buddy Miller, bassists Dennis Crouch and Viktor Krass and pedal steel guitarist Russ Pahl, among others,» (UCR) This track conveys unpolished R&B, but this is where country fans get their money’s worth.
Rounder Records | October 21
Global Citizens Live in Paris : Afrika
It is a pleasure to hear Angélique speak one of her native languages and sing in another. Born in Benin, in 1960, Angélique ist a singer, songwriter, actress, and activist who hardly needs introducing. She is fluent in five languages, two European, three African, and she performs in all of them. Time called her ‘Africa’s premier diva’’. She combines beauty and strength, precision and improvisation, funkiness and tradition. Angélique is blessed with a great voice and engages warmly and directly with her audience. Next to her many musical collaborations, she has written a memoir, Spirit Rising, and she has been active for more innumerable causes, mostly involving Africa, and the planet.
Global Citizens | October 21
Angel In The Alleyways
Dion ft. Patty Scialfa and Bruce Springsteen
Dion has released the single and video for Angel in the Alleyways. The song was written by Dion and Mike Aquilina and is one of the selections from the forthcoming Stomping Ground album.« (New Jersey Stage) The video for this gospel-like song was shot at the Monastery of St. Bernard de Clairvaux, transported from Segovia, Spain, to Miami in the 1950s, (!) and has a hymnic quality. Springsteen’s wife, Patty, is credited with the rich sound of the alum. Dion and the Springsteens had collaborated with Dion (DiMucci) before, on Hymn to Him’, on the spiritual singer-songwriter’s 2020 album Blues With Friends.
Keeping the Blues Alive Records | November 21