Ahead of the Sahara Soul concert at London’s Barbican on September 27, in the next issue Andy Morgan talks to the leading artists performing at this very special show, including Noura Mint Seymali, Aziza Brahim and Nabil Baly Othmani.
The free exclusive 15-track covermount CD features ten tracks from our Top of the World albums and a guest playlist by pioneering percussionist, Dame Evelyn Glennie. We’ve also thrown in an 18-track bonus Polish CD for your listening pleasure.
Other features include classical violinist Nicola Benedetti who explores Scotland’s folk traditions; Ladino singer Mor Karbasi; a Beginner’s Guide to Guinean singer Sékouba Bambino; our Essential 10 Scottish albums, plus our extensive CD, book and world cinema review sections.
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Mor Karbasi has Moroccan-Sephardic roots, was born in Jerusalem and now lives in Spain. Simon Broughton speaks to the Ladino singer about her three homelands.
Ahead of her performance at London’s Darbar Festival, Jyoti Hegde, the world’s only female rudra veena player, speaks about her love affair with this Indian string instrument