SoSaLa

The Long Hiatus has Broken: SoSaLa Returns

“I went to see the musician, Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi of SoSaLa a few nights ago, and I must say, that I was totally impressed by his honesty and sincerity.
That’s perhaps one of the things that is missing in many practitioners of the music.
It was quite refreshing to experience his concert presentation.
Billy Harper

PS. It is sometimes good to get “outside of oneself” and see what someone else may be experiencing about his music.”

Date: December 20, 2017
Venue: CA Music Room (NY)

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Paquito D’Rivera

Bronx Arts Ensemble Fundraiser Featuring Paquita D’Rivera

Benefit Concert w. Paquita D’Rivera to Support BAE’s Arts Education Programs in Bronx Public Schools

Paquito D'Rrivera

Photo by AMNH, R. Mickens

Honoring the 70th year of a Cuban music legend, Bronx Arts Ensemble welcomes acclaimed virtuoso clarinet and sax player of Paquito D’Rivera. a winner of fourteen GRAMMY Awards, celebrated for his artistry in Latin jazz and achievements as a classical composer. Paquito is also the first artist to win Latin GRAMMYs in both Classical and Latin Jazz categories for Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat and Brazilian Dreams with New York Voices.

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Digital Album Release by George Crotty and Kirk Starkey “Vidi Aquam”

Vidi AquamArtist: George Crotty and Kirk Starkey
Title: Vidi Aquam
Label: self produced
Genre: electronica/nu music

CD Review by Dawoud Kringle

Vidi Aquam is the name of an antiphon (a short Psalm-texted chant), which is sung during the Roman Catholic Mass. It is also the tiltel of the recent release of the collaborative project between George Crotty and Kirk Starkey.

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globalFEST 2018

globalFEST 2017Global Takeover of Times Square: globalFEST Uncovers Bold Sounds and the World’s Hidden Musical Gems

On one of the busiest and most iconic streets in the world is a forgotten gem of a theater. On January 14, 2018, the lights will go on, the doors will open, and New York and its myriad visitors will discover the unexpected beauty of The Liberty, one of three stages which will host some of the most intriguing music in the world, along with the iconic BB King’s and Lucille’s. 

globalFEST is moving the 15th anniversary edition of its flagship festival to Midtown, to add a new collection of sounds to the crossroads of the world in Times Square. The leading US-based world music service organization and its eponymous festival/showcase specializes in uncovering gems hidden in plain sight and in showcasing the wonders of a world brimming with music that’s both innovative and deeply rooted and putting them on the road and in theaters and venues across the country.

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