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Encyclopedia of Arto

Posted May 07, 2014

“Encyclopedia of Arto”, coming out on May 20th, 2014 is a photograph of the musical world created by Arto Lindsay. A double CD that presents the different musical souls that have always been the basis of the musical creativity of this American musician and composer. more

Toumani & Sidiki Diabate

Posted April 18, 2014

Toumani and Sidiki Diabaté will have a new album coming out on World Circuit and will be in Paris, at the wonderful venue Bouffes du Nord, to present the new compositions on June 10.

Jon Hassell - "City: Works of Fiction"

Posted April 11, 2014

On June 10, UK label Warp will release Jon Hassell’s “City: Works of Fiction”, originally released in 1990, as a triple CD/double Vinyl. Combining Hassel’s trademark brand of Fourth World fusion with influences from the then emerging hip-hop scene, City: Works Of Fiction (1990) is a landmark release in JH’s career. The CD edition is... more

Airelle Besson

Posted April 09, 2014

Airelle Besson is a young female trumpet player (one of very few) in the jazz and contemporary classical music field. We are happy to have Airelle’s works in our catalogue from now on, starting with two new jazz projects, a duo and a vocal quartet, to be released on French label Naïve. An original, inventive and adventurous artist, Airelle did a... more

En Chordais - Charles Cros award

Posted March 20, 2014

En Chordais, the Greek/Mediterranean group led by Kyriakos Kalaitzidis (oud, composer, producer, specialist of byzantine culture) will receive the prestigious French Award of the Académie Charles Cros for the CD “The Musical Voyages of Marco Polo” at the Babel Med Convention in Marseille on March 22. The repertoire will be performed at the Berli... more

Youn Sun Nah

Posted March 18, 2014

The amazing South Corean Jazz singer Youn Sun Nah, after having performed at the Sochi Winter Olympics closing ceremony, will open the Jazz Festival Saint Germain de Près with a concert at the St. Germain church on May 15 with her quartet.

Duo Vincent Peirani & Emile Parisien

Posted February 25, 2014

We are happy and proud to represent, through our collaboration with the German label/publisher Act, two greats from the young French jazz scene : The innovative and subtle Vincent Peirani, accordion, winner of many prestigious awards in France already, and Emile Parisien, equally adventurous, an outstanding saxophone player, collaborator, amongs... more

Michael Wollny Trio

Posted February 24, 2014

The sales of the album of the new Michael Wollny Trio, « Weltentraum » (Dream of Worlds, Gustav Mahler) are exploding in Germany. The first 5000 of the 31st January release were sold out within a few days, and the label Act is in a great hurry to repress CDs of the production to meet with demand. Apart from the incredible German reviews, the UK... more

World Music Network

Posted February 20, 2014

The latest UK World Music Network compilation to be released in March concerns a splendid selection of music from Mali : The Rough Guide to Mali contains, amongst others, recordings by stars such as Ali Farka Touré and his son Vieux, Oumou Sangaré, Fatoumata Diawara, Bassekou Kouyaté, all initally recorded by Nick Gold for the legendary UK label... more

The Musical Voyages of Marco Polo

Posted February 13, 2014

The French label World Village/Harmonia Mundi confirms the date of the French release in April of the project The Musical Voyages of Marco Polo, created by Kyriakos Kalaitzidis, a Greek composer, artist and specialist of ancient and modern music of the Mediterranean, performed with his ensemble En Chordais, the Canadian based Ensemble Constantin... more