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Penguin Café

Posted January 07, 2014

The new CD « The Red Book » by the Penguin Café Orchestra , now lead by Simon Jeffes’ son Arthur, will be on release at the end of February, with some impressive tour dates across the UK. The recording contains new compositions by Arthur Jeffes, played by a young band but with a contemporary feel which totally respects the style and creativity o... more


Brasilian artists at MIDEM

Posted January 07, 2014

Two Brasilian artists from Nordeste represented by Métisse Music will be at MIDEM in Cannes, playing on February 1 at a Brasilian night at the Magic Mirrors hall next to the Convention: our lovely singer and composer Renata Rosa , who is just finishing her new album, and Alceu Valença , a major artist in his home country and a new signature for ... more


Omar Sosa

Posted December 12, 2013

Omar Sosa , the Cuban pianist/composer, has been nominated for a Grammy Award for his CD “Eggun” as “Best Latin Jazz Album”. The awards of the 56th edition of the Grammy Awards will be held in L.A. on January 26,2014.


Blind Pig

Posted December 12, 2013

Another Grammy nomination, for “Best Blues Album” goes to Blind Pig Records “Remembering Little Walter”, a tribute to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and blues icon, the harmonica player Little Water Jacobs by blues harmonica players Charlie Musselwhite, Billy Boy Arnold, Mark Hummel, James Harman and Sugar Ray Norcia. more


Leyla McCalla Charles Cros Award

Posted December 04, 2013

The young American composer and artist Leyla McCalla , cellist, banjo player and singer, is off to a brilliant start in France with her Dixiefrog Records release and current concerts : She will be awarded the prize “coup de coeur” by the French Charles Cros Academy. Taj Mahal is a big fan!


Dave Liebman

Posted December 04, 2013

The renowned saxophone player and composer Dave Liebman has formed a new group “Expansions” with three young musicians as well as bass player Tony Marino, a trusted and admired collaborator of over 20 years.


Mike Westbrook

Posted December 04, 2013

Mike Westbrook’s next project after the release of « The Serpent Hit » will be the DVD/audio release in 2014 of his great work Glad Day by the British poet William Blake, in a new version with a big choir, and still with the great voices of Phil Minton and Kate Westbrook. The project will be presented live in London and in Bordeaux, France beg... more


Vieux Farka Touré

Posted November 12, 2013

Vieux Farka Touré : There is a brilliant article in the French world music magazine Mondomix, very present at WOMEX, in November, at the occasion of the release of “Mon Pays”, his latest album. Apart from describing the music of this very successful, subtle recording, it demonstrates the sensibility, the support and the attachment of this artis... more


Riverboat

Posted November 12, 2013

We are proud and happy to continue representing the World Music Network publishing outlet Riverboat in around 10 countries around the world, including France. The label has been awarded the prize of “best world music label” in the recent WOMEX event in Cardiff.


Leyla McCalla

Posted November 08, 2013

Leyla McCalla, Singer/songwriter, cellist and banjo player with roots from Haiti, born and grown up in New York and now settled in New Orleans, is getting a lot of media enthusiasm and praise these days for her first solo album “Vari-Colored Songs (Dixiefrog in Europe), in the US, the UK (Guardian, Observer), France (Télérama, Mondomix) where sh... more